At a "listening session" at the Fed conference in Jackson Hole, liberal groups warn about the impact on poor and minority communities of raising interest rates too quickly.

The negotiations follow VW's installation of software in its diesel vehicles that cheated on pollution tests. The dealers' sales plummeted on the news. VW will give them cash payments under the deal.

A virus is generally like a little ball with a few genes. Now scientists have found one that's broken up into five little balls — as if it were dismembered.

Native Americans and environmentalists are protesting a pipeline slated to carry a half a million barrels of crude daily from North Dakota to Illinois. But the oil industry says the pipeline is safe.

Results are in from a preliminary investigation into the fish killing disease that's caused the unprecedented closure of a long stretch of the Yellowstone River in Montana.

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