By JOHN FLESHER
AP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed ...
By JAKE BLEIBERG and CEDAR ATTANASIO
EL PASO, Texas — A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors announced.
Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas, was indicted on one count in ...
By MICHAEL CASEY
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Gently lifting a wooden frame containing dozens of Italian honeybees, Vince Ylitalo seemed transfixed as he and several other veterans inspected the buzzing insects.
"This is really cool," he said, ...
By SETH BORENSTEIN
AP Science Writer
WASHINGTON — The universe is looking younger every day, it seems.
New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate, and even younger than suggested by two other calculations published this ...
By MARCIA DUNN
AP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — In a tantalizing first, scientists have discovered water at a planet outside our solar system that has temperatures suitable for life.
Two research groups announced this week that they've found water vapor in the atmosphere of ...
By Associated Press
On Sept. 12, 2001, stunned rescue workers continued to search for bodies in the World Trade Center's smoking rubble a day after a terrorist attack that shut down the financial capital, badly damaged the Pentagon and left thousands dead. President Bush, branding the attacks ...
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE
AP Technology Writer
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price — $5 a month beginning on Nov. 1.
Walt Disney Co. is launching its own ...
LONDON (AP) — Margaret Atwood often gets asked if "The Testaments," her sequel to "The Handmaid's Tale," is set in a dystopian world.
"Let us hope so," she says drily.
The Canadian author noted as her new novel was published with a ferocious blast of publicity Tuesday that several U.S. ...
By DAVID SHARP Associated Press
FREEPORT, Maine — After the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush encouraged a reeling nation to light candles in honor of the victims.
Elaine Greene and two friends joined the hordes in a candlelight vigil, but not before she ...
By ASTRID GALVAN
YUMA, Ariz. — On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who cross ...
By JAKE BLEIBERG
DALLAS — The gunman who killed seven people in West Texas over Labor Day weekend was hospitalized nearly two decades ago at a psychiatric facility, where he punched a hole in a wall and menaced security staff with a piece of pipe pried from a toilet ...
By DON THOMPSON Associated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers sent the governor a bill Wednesday that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft where people pick up jobs on their own schedule.
The 56-15 ...
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday ordered StarKist Co. to pay a $100 million fine in a canned tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving the industry's top three companies.
The Pittsburgh-based company was also sentenced to 13 ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's Supreme Court considered arguments in Philadelphia Tuesday over whether the chief lawyer for Penn State when the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke should face public censure.
The state's lawyer disciplinary board recommended that punishment in March for Cynthia ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A reputed Philadelphia mobster has been sentenced to a year in prison after pleading guilty to extorting a man who took out a loan from him.
Philip Narducci, 57, told a federal judge Tuesday that he just wanted "to get back to my family and get back to work," The ...
By MARK SCOLFORO
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A proposal to allow limited hunting in Pennsylvania on Sundays ran into opposition during an information hearing Tuesday and a key committee chairman said its final passage in the state House was in doubt.
After a contentious ...
By DAVID PORTER
A federal appeals court dealt a defeat Tuesday to a gas company seeking to build a pipeline through parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, in a ruling the judges conceded could change how the natural gas industry operates.
The ruling by the 3rd U.S. ...
By DAVID BAUDER
AP Media Writer
NEW YORK — For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn't a memory. It's history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event's 18th anniversary treats it that way.
The necessity of her project, "What Happened on ...
By CARA ANNA
KABUL, Afghanistan — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound later declared an all-clear and reported no injuries.
A plume of ...
By JEFF AMY and STEPHEN MORTON
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. — Coast Guard rescuers pulled four trapped men alive from a capsized cargo ship Monday, drilling into the hull's steel plates to extract the crew members more than a day after their vessel overturned while leaving a ...