Two Obama supporters, the Laborers’ International Union and the International Union of Operating Engineers, are urging Congress to lift the crude oil export ban.

The ripple effect of the fracking revolution continues to surprise, now impacting reshoring decisions by major American companies.

After Congress failed to renew it, the charter for the U.S. Export-Import Bank lapsed at midnight, June 30. 

Courtney Love, the widow of rock star Kurt Cobain, got caught in the middle of a taxicab strike — in which Paris' Big Taxi cartel is fighting its inevitable extinction — that turned violent last week, and had to be rescued by motorcycles after her Uber driver’s car was attacked.

Moody's has cut Chicago's debt two levels to junk status, belying Mayor Rahm Emanuel's claims of progress in lowering the city's debt.

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