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  • The Northeast gets a second day of snow

    Snow, strong winds and floods still hit the coast.

  • Feb 5- New Jersey on Friday filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen AG and its luxury units over the German automaker's excess diesel emissions, becoming the fourth U.S. state to take legal action. It faces a U.S. ban on selling 2016 diesel models and is holding talks with California, which issued a separate ban, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to win...

  • Feb 5- New Jersey on Friday filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen AG and its luxury units over the German automaker's excess diesel emissions, becoming the third U.S. state to take legal action. It faces a U.S. ban on selling 2016 diesel models and is holding talks with California, which issued a separate ban, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to win approval...

  • President Barack Obama will push for $1.1 billion in new funding to expand treatment for the fast-growing number of people addicted to heroin and prescription pain killers, the White House said on Tuesday. In 2014, a record number of Americans died from drug overdoses, with the highest rates seen in West Virginia, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Kentucky and Ohio.

  • Feb 1- CVS Health Corp said it would make the opioid overdose antidote, naloxone, available without a prescription at all its pharmacies across Ohio, a state with one of the highest rates of overdose-related deaths. Naloxone quickly reverses the effects of an overdose of heroin or other opioid drugs and U.S. law enforcement officials have embraced its use in the...

  • *To idle Harvey coal mine in Pennsylvania. Consol, which reported an adjusted loss for the fourth quarter, said its cash flow from operations rose to $102 million in the period from $87 million a year earlier. The company cut its quarterly payout to 1 cent per share from 6.25 cents last year.

  • Heart rate monitor

    Common illnesses like heart disease, diabetes and respiratory conditions are causing more of the increase in deaths.

  • Mitch McConnell

    Many senators who voted this week to block EPA coal rules received healthy campaign donations from coal industry interest groups.

  • Obama's clean power plan 'flatly illegal': W.V. AG

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, shares his objections to President Obama's carbon plan.

  • St. Paul, Minnesota

    Advances in education, innovation and quality of life, catapulted this state to 1st place in CNBC's annual Top States for Business ranking.

  • n abandoned, graffiti-covered home stands adjacent to occupied properties in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana.

    From states with sluggish economies to the worst education systems, find out what set these locales back to make them the bottom 10.

  • Top States: West Virginia

    The Mountain State has low business costs, but also a mountain of regulations and a persistent lack of innovation.

  • Protesters march around the Capitol after participating in a rally against a "right-to-work" proposal, on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Madison, Wis.

    The US is split over right to work laws—literally. Exactly half of the 50 states are right-to-work states—the next will tip the balance.

  • American Electric Power's coal-fired John E. Amos Power Plant in Winfield, West Virginia.

    Coal-firing electricity plants are closing all over the US, and jobs are going with them. Can other energy sources make up for the losses?

  • Homes in Connecticut

    Check out where the highest and lowest property tax rates are in America. NBC News reports.

  • Solar panel instalation

    Some utilities are pushing back against the growing number of customers who use solar technology to generate their own electricity.

  • Oil pipelines safer than trains?

    Monday's derailment of a CSX train has reignited the debate about the cheapest and safest way to move oil across the country.

  • A train carrying crude oil derailed in southern West Virginia on Monday sparking a house fire and threatening the water supply.

  • A weld shack is moved toward a pipe joint during construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline in Atoka, Oklahoma.

    Newly empowered Republicans are wasting no time in their agenda, with a push to revive the Keystone XL Pipeline bill.

  • Voters wait in line to enter a polling place at the Jamestown Town Hall before the poll opens Nov. 4, 2014, in Jamestown, North Carolina.

    Voters go to the polls for midterm congressional elections Tuesday, but just 10 states will decide the most important result.