The explosion on the Gulf of Mexico oil rig was the fourth oil industry accident in two weeks that has killed or seriously injured workers. "The industry is long overdue for a complete overhaul of its health and safety provisions," says one union official.
Former West Virginia Judge Eliott Maynard is enlisting Tea Party backing for his campaign to unseat miner-friendly Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall.
Hundreds of mourners staged candlelight vigils in West Virginia towns the evening of April 7 honoring the 29 coal miners who died in the explosion at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch Mine, Monday April 5, and for the four missing miners.
Stop. Before you eat that honey mustard onion pretzel, did you know it could make you sick?
Killing of teacher Jennifer Paulson, 30, in Tacoma, Wash., following Colorado school shootings, spurs calls for tighter gun control.
Don McCorkell, a former Oklahoma state representative, has made a compelling film that will make you think twice before you buy your next chicken wing.
Two people have died and another 28 are ill after eating ground beef contaminated with E. coli bacteria. The deaths underscore the failures of the nation's food safety system.