I gave an exam last week, and one student showed up 25 minutes late. When the hour ended and I collected the papers, he looked up from his seat, cast a pitiable glance and mumbled, “Please, I got here late -- may I have another 20 minutes?”
President Barack Obama asked his nominees for Commerce secretary and trade ambassador to revive U.S. export growth as the administration’s goal of doubling overseas sales by the end of next year slips out of reach.
The Keystone XL pipeline would increase greenhouse-gas emissions by 181 million metric tons, groups fighting the project said in a report, the equivalent of more than 46 coal-fired power plants or 34 million vehicles,
The National Labor Relations Board can’t require businesses to tell workers their union rights on a workplace poster while challenges to a judge’s ruling upholding the rule proceed, an appeals court said.
A tax on carbon emissions would curtail U.S. consumption, investment and wages, limiting the ability of the levy to add revenue for the federal government, according to the National Association of Manufacturers.