CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — For decades, coal from West Virginia’s vast deposits was mined, loaded on rail cars and hauled off without leaving behind… More »
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — For decades, California strawberry growers like Rod Koda injected the potent pesticide methyl bromide into soil to kill bugs, weeds and plant diseases before planting strawberries.
But the chemical was slated to be phased
Highlights of the U.S.-Russian deal establishing a framework to secure and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons.
POINTS OF AGREEMENT:
—The U.S. and Russia agree to work together on a U.N. Security Council resolution that would ensure verification of the
BOSTON (AP) — State officials say Massachusetts has become the first state in the nation to sign on to a program that provides employees… More »
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett will start a three-day tour Monday to lay out his plans to improve health care and reveal… More »
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The U.S. Virgin Islands is building a new observation pier at a wildlife sanctuary in St. John for bird lovers.
Gov. John de Jongh Jr. said late Friday that the local
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — As siblings, Margaret Everett and James Taylor share a lot, but there is one thing the pair wishes they didn’t… More »
GENEVA (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (SEHR’-gay LAHV’-rahf) say they have reached agreement on a framework for Syria to destroy all of its chemical weapons.
The announcement comes on the
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s reassurance to the International Olympic Committee that contaminated water leaks from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant are “under control” has backfired at home.
Just hours before Tokyo was chosen Sept.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Cooper Blair doesn’t wish for real feet.
If he had three wishes, it would be for everybody to be healthy,… More »
SALEM, Va. (AP) — The largest solar energy project in Southwest Virginia is nearing completion at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salem.
On… More »
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is getting some help to fight tooth decay and improve fluoride use.
The state is one of three… More »
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday announced cash aid and a raft of measures to bolster the economic status of ethnic Malay majority, deepening a decades-old controversial affirmative action program.
BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida-affiliated rebels battled more moderate Syrian opposition fighters in a town along the Iraqi border on Saturday, killing at least five people in the latest outbreak of infighting among the forces opposed to President Bashar
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops have started to battle their way into coastal villages in the south where Muslim rebels have held scores of residents hostage in a six-day standoff, sparking fierce clashes that have killed 56