Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 6:30pm
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning.
Nearly five years and three attorneys later, one-time multimillionaire Jeremy Johnson will literally defend himself in court against dozens of fraud charges related to his now defunct online marketing enterprise.
Sheila Burke, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 6:01pm
Tennessee education officials say they no longer have faith that a brand new education assessment test known as TNReady can be administered online after a series of computer glitches, including one Monday that forced school officials across the state to halt testing on the first day of its rollout.
Kevin McGill, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 5:31pm
Louisiana's new attorney general moved Monday to take over a lawsuit that former Gov. Bobby Jindal filed against the federal government over the Common Core education standards — putting him at odds with Jindal's successor.
Paul J. Weber, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 5:30pm
A federal judge Monday again ruled against Texas in its efforts to stop the resettlement of Syrian refugees, saying that while it would be "foolish" to deny there are risks following the Paris attacks, state officials have never shown an imminent danger to the public.
Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 5:30pm
The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses and yards of the people they bite, insect experts noted Monday.
Ed White, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 5:21pm
One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been filed on behalf of people with Legionnaires' disease.
Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 4:50pm
A photography business has been set up in South Florida under Casey Anthony's name, and an address listed for the business belongs to a private investigator with ties to the mother acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter.