The Jones Act, passed in 1920, made it harder for New Jersey to get rock salt.
Secretary of State John Kerry says he's ready to work with Russia to calm tensions in Ukraine, which he insists is not being pulled in different directions: East vs. West.
Severe drought has left northern Nevada's farmers scrambling to find enough feed for the cows they already have. It comes as farmers are under pressure to expand to provide powdered milk to China.
New research finds that nearly one-third of full-time workers do most of their work remotely. But just who those workers are — and how much work they're doing — may come as a surprise.
Pro-Russian forces have captured two buildings in Crimea, even as Russia is offering to protect the ousted Ukrainian president. Meanwhile, the new government in Kiev is warning against separatism.
Nutrition panels just got a big makeover from the Food and Drug Administration. First lady Michelle Obama is announcing the changes on the fourth anniversary of her campaign to fight obesity.
President Obama is launching a new initiative aimed at helping young black and Hispanic men. He'll sign an executive order that sets up a task force to help keep them in school and out of prisons.
America's farmers aren't growing enough organic corn and soybeans for our organic animals. Farmers in China, India and Argentina are filling the gap, but tight supplies have led to shortages.
A Muslim-led coup last year triggered the violence in the majority-Christian country. But there's a deeper reason: resentment over diamonds and gold, mined by Christians and traded by Muslims.
Also Thursday, ousted President Viktor Yanukovych says he's still Ukraine's leader and asks Russia to protect him. Along the border, Russian fighter jets are on patrol.