As the only woman in her bomb- disposal unit in Afghanistan, Army Sergeant Rebekah Havrilla said she had learned to endure sexual harassment from her team leader and contempt from the captain who commanded the unit.
Accounting changes that would require companies to report more of their leases as assets and liabilities may encourage businesses to structure shorter-term rental agreements that could hamper the ability of lessors to predict cash flows, according to Fitch Ratings.
The U.S. Supreme Court bolstered the authority of federal administrative agencies, upholding Federal Communications Commission deadlines for local zoning authorities considering applications for new wireless facilities.
Gina McCarthy won the support of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to be administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in the second party-line vote in a day on a cabinet-level nominee of President Barack Obama.
A U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing board ruling has called into question whether Edison International’s shuttered San Onofre plant in California will resume operations in the coming months.
Within minutes of a blaze starting at West Fertilizer Co. on the evening of April 17, residents a third of a mile away on Main Street in West, Texas, gathered in their front yards to watch firefighters at the plant.
Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee blocked a vote on confirming Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency by boycotting a meeting called to consider the nomination.
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will investigate the deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant as its chairman presses regulators on chemical- safety laws that would apply to similar facilities.