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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials disclosed Thursday that they want to enter settlement talks with an environmental group that sued the government over the potential climate change impacts from burning coal mined in Western states. Government attorneys have asked judges...
MIAMI (AP) — Florida's warm climate, year-round mosquitoes and revolving door of international travelers make it vulnerable to the Zika virus, but local governments here have a history of fighting off outbreaks before they become widespread. A crucial component has been...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say the bodies of six people have been found inside a home on the city's South Side. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says investigators believe all six who were found on Thursday were homicide victims, but they do not yet know the cause of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday when asked about his jacking up of drug prices, then promptly went on Twitter and insulted his questioners as "imbeciles." The brash, 32-year-old...
Federal officials have allowed the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge to drag on for more than a month as part of a strategy learned from past standoffs in Texas and Idaho that ended in bloodshed and spurred more government mistrust, experts say. Critics say the wait-...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An ape at the Salt Lake City zoo has predicted the Carolina Panthers will win the Super Bowl. Zoo spokeswoman Erica Hansen says a 1-year-old orangutan named Tuah chewed up a cardboard Panthers sign and later kissed a papier-mache Panthers helmet. Hansen...
SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors say the oldest two of three homeless teen brothers suspected in a deadly drug-related mass shooting at a Seattle homeless camp last week have been charged as adults. King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg made the announcement Thursday, saying all three...
DETROIT (AP) — Another problem has developed with automotive air bags, and this one will bring recalls of up to 5 million vehicles worldwide. Continental Automotive Systems says in documents filed with the U.S. government that moisture can get inside its air bag control...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on charges against two Virginia Tech students in the death of a 13-year-old girl (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A Virginia Tech student who is charged in the death of a 13-year-old girl was a cutter as early as eighth grade, was taking medication...
NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Now has gained about 800,000 paying subscribers since it launched on Apple TV in April,...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Springfield, where he is addressing state...
HOLLISTER, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 10, 2016--Hollister, Missouri School children and education staff are safer...
FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri man has been acquitted of charges that he fatally shot a man in the...
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's government has signed an agreement with a U.S.-based robotics company to build...
NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King. The Miami-based chain says it plans to put...