Mar 21, 2013 The case arises in the first region of Pennsylvania to see fracking for natural gas. A family with a well contaminated by chemicals received a payment,
Mar 7, 2013 In Pennsylvania's shale-gas region, many cities and towns have passed ordinances restricting where drillers can put their fracking wells, equipment and wastewater. Now a case is before the state's Supreme Court.
Feb 26, 2013 Global stock markets are falling this morning after preliminary election results in Italy indicate no political party won a clear majority in parliament.
Oct 15, 2012 Thousands of Americans face economic challenges because, through no fault of their own, they are unable to secure a photo ID.
Dec 10, 2012 Pennsylvania's state colleges have been hit hard by budget cuts. Now the state is allowing natural-gas drilling on campuses to raise money for the system.
Oct 5, 2012 Let's start with the anatomy of a troll: First you email. Then you follow up with a text. Then, if all else fails, you place a phone call. All of this to get your kid in college to register to vote. Technology to the rescue?
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Sep 18, 2012 Lower court must prove that the law does not disenfranchise poor and minority voters -- or it will be struck down
Sep 14, 2012 The noted African American media commentator and university professor take their road show to key election battleground states in hopes of pushing poverty onto the front burner of the presidential election agenda.
May 15, 2012 Political parties in Greece have failed to forge a coalition, meaning a new general election is on the way in Greece. Will the country keep to its budget promises that are a condition of the European bailout?
Mar 21, 2012 Workers in Rockford, Ill., are divided on how much the auto bailout helped the local economy. Many hope yesterday's primary election might be the first step in helping factory areas in the state fully recover.