Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 2:11pm
An attorney on Thursday asked a jury to award a Texas family more than $14.5 million for a 2011 fatal accident that they allege was caused by a faulty ignition switch that has been part of a massive recall by General Motors Co.
Michelle Rindels, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 2:10pm
Backers of a proposed NFL stadium said they've whittled their list to two sites just west of the Las Vegas Strip and refuse to accept any less than $750 million in public funding toward the project, which they hope will soon be home to the Raiders.
Max Becherer, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 1:50pm
Gov. John Bel Edwards flew across south Louisiana Thursday, surveying flood damage from a helicopter and talking with people in a city that flooded and in one where a heroic effort by volunteers and others held floodwaters back.
Mead Gruver, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 1:40pm
The federal government needs to consider greenhouse emissions and the potential contribution to climate change before allowing oil and gas development on public land, two environmental groups asserted Thursday in a lawsuit over drilling in Western states.
Volkswagen has reached a tentative deal with its U.S. dealers to compensate them for losses they said they suffered as a result of the company's emissions cheating scandal, attorneys for the carmaker and dealers told a federal judge Thursday.
Tim Talley, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 1:14pm
Duke University has filed a $9.9 million claim against the estate of former Chesapeake Energy Corp. CEO Aubrey McClendon for pledges the Duke alumnus made that the university says were unpaid at the time of his death in a fiery highway crash.
Michelle L. Price, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 1:11pm
As consumers in Utah and around the country are expected to see higher health insurance premiums and fewer choices next year under President Barack Obama's health law, the White House is on the defensive with a new report that says rates will still be relatively inexpensive for most Utah consumers.
Peter Prengaman and Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 1:11pm
Brazil's Senate on Thursday began deliberating whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the final step in a leadership fight that has paralyzed Congress and cast a pall over a nation in the midst of a severe recession.