BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Documents show state officials lobbied for sharp limits on federal protections for gray wolves in the lead-up to the Obama administration’s recent proposal to take the animals off the endangered list across most of
PITTSBURGH (AP) — This week, President Barack Obama praised renewable energy, conservation — and fracking for natural gas.
His support for fracking is upsetting some environmental groups that otherwise support his climate plan.
Deb Nardone, the head of
A new law requiring roofing contractors operating in Kansas to register with the Attorney General’s office will take effect next week.
At least ten Florida police officers under investigation in department sex scandal.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli branch of McDonald’s says it won’t open a restaurant in a Jewish settlement to protest Israel settlement policy.
Irina Shalmor, spokeswoman for McDonald’s Israel, said the owners of a planned mall in the
BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior Iraqi official says his country is open to greater American military cooperation as U.S. commanders explore ways to boost security assistance to the country.
Ali al-Moussawi, the media adviser for Iraqi prime minister
NEW YORK (AP) — Better news on jobs and consumer spending pushed stocks higher early Thursday.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose more than 100 points after the first half-hour of trading, putting it on track for its
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — As President Barack Obama prepares to visit East Africa, nearly 15 years after terrorists bombed two U.S. embassies here, a former U.S. ambassador to Kenya says he worries that security at the Nairobi embassy
Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed thousands of hay bales in southwest Kansas.
BOSTON (AP) — A former FBI agent who admitted taking $7,000 in payoffs from James “Whitey” Bulger (BUHL’-jur) has testified that his first meeting with Bulger was “more of a social meeting than business.”
John Morris began testifying
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo police used pepper spray and batons to disperse a crowd of several hundred hardline opposition supporters who tried to stop lawmakers from holding a vote in support of a deal with Serbia.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages surged this week to their highest levels in two years, and the rate on the 30-year loan jumped by the most in 26 years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will take up a case about when victims of child pornography can recover money from people convicted of viewing their abuse.
The justices agreed Thursday to review a question that
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is sending back to state court a case about an Oklahoma anti-abortion law that bans off-label use of certain abortion-inducing drugs.
The justices on Thursday asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court to clarify
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people who signed contracts to buy U.S. homes jumped in May to the highest level in more than six years, suggesting people are seeking to buy before mortgage rates rise further.