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Obama administration completes rule to curb methane from federal oil, gas production

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Interior Department finalized rules on Tuesday aimed at preventing methane leaks from oil and gas production on federal and tribal lands, one of the last major Obama administration rules aimed at fighting climate change.<p>U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell …

Bernie Sanders Lays Out Best, Worst Scenario of Trump Presidency

Senator Bernie Sanders returned to <i>The Late Show With Stephen Colbert</i> on Monday to evaluate the results of the recent presidential election and the …

Wal-Mart Tells Workers: Don't Download Labor Group's Chat App

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is warning store workers not to download a smartphone app designed by OUR Walmart, an organization that advocates for higher pay and other benefits, as the battle between employers and labor groups increasingly shifts to social media.<p>The app, released on Android phones Monday, …

“Cities will be a powerful antidote to Donald Trump”

The election of Donald Trump has left the Democratic party defanged. Despite winning the popular vote, the Democrats now face four years of a radically right wing executive and at least two years in the minority in both houses of Congress.<p>But as they cast around for succor, there is still one major …

How Trump can fix the economy, and why he probably won’t

<i>Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel laureate in economics, a professor at Columbia University and chief economist at the Roosevelt Institute.</i><p>Donald Trump's astonishing victory in the U.S. presidential election has made one thing abundantly clear: Too many Americans feel left behind. It is not just a …

Vermont Votes for Public Banking

When the prairie populists of the North Dakota Non-Partisan League swept to power a century ago, with their promise to take on the plutocrats, one of …