Many activists fighting against Keystone are expecting - or hoping - that if the bill does get its 60 votes, Obama will simply veto it anyway.
Can retirees get lifetime health care benefits under a union contract? That question hit the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 10.
The largest U.S. organization of nurses steps up the demand for tougher Ebola safety precautions in the nation's hospitals.
Officials said 43 of 48 people on an original watch list have passed the 21-day maximum incubation period for the viral disease and are now in the clear.
With concern escalating bout the threat of a wider Ebola outbreak, National Nurses United today called on Obama to "invoke his executive authority."
As the Ebola crisis appears to grow more serious, some 4,000 nurses got on a national conference call sponsored by the NNU to discuss the response at their hospitals.
The landfill contains 8,700 tons of un-containerized radioactive waste and there's a fire at the site.
"Since there are not enough nurses to safely staff the current ER, how are we going to provide quality care for more patients in an expanded ER?"
Next time you consider chomping into a Burger King Whopper, you might think about the bite this fast food giant is trying to take out of the American taxpayer.
"Working people will suffer disproportionately from the current patterns of investment and neglect that do not prioritize good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities."