- US approves $41.6 million for Detroit bus service Updated: Dec-06-13 6:50 am
- Nuclear waste burial debate produces odd alliances Updated: Nov-26-13 2:13 am
- Farm bill takes aim at state animal welfare laws Updated: Nov-19-13 11:47 am
DETROIT - Federal officials plan to provide $41.6 million to the Detroit Department of Transportation that will be boosted by about $10 million in local and state funds.
KINCARDINE, Ontario - Ordinarily, a proposal to bury radioactive waste in a scenic area that relies on tourism would inspire "not in my backyard" protests from local residents - and relief in places that were spared.
WASHINGTON - The future of state laws that regulate everything from the size of a hen's cage to the safe consumption of Gulf oysters may be at stake as farm bill negotiators work to resolve a long-simmering fight between agriculture and animal welfare interests.