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Warthog attack plane finds new life in Trump administration

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 1:13am

The Warthog is sitting pretty.

Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 1:13am

President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling.

Melania Trump's pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 1:07am

First lady Melania Trump provided a sunny day in Sicily with a burst of color from a floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana.

US plans test of defense system to shoot down an ICBM

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 1:02am

Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday

Kuwaiti company agrees to pay $95 million in fraud case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:53am

A Kuwaiti logistics company accused of inflating prices and defrauding the U.S. government for contracts to feed American troops has settled a lawsuit.

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:53am

Jimmy Carter had been impressed with the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski well before he won the presidency in 1980. That he immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus.

Myanmar, having warmed to the West, turns to China again

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:52am

Myanmar was supposed to turn away from China and toward the West when the U.S. helped it transition from five decades of military rule.

After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:34pm

Down to the final day of his lengthy first international trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under a cloud of scandal.

$10,000 bill for getting car stuck in newly poured concrete

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:10pm

A driver could be facing a $10,000 bill after he plowed into newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Nebraska, and became stuck.

Russian bankers sue BuzzFeed over unverified Trump dossier

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:40pm

The owners of a Russian bank filed a lawsuit against the online publication BuzzFeed on Friday for publishing an uncorroborated dossier that alleged they were part of a Russian scheme to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:01pm

A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said.

Trump's budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis

Steve Peoples and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:10pm

He slept next to his son's ashes most nights back when Kraig Moss first met Donald Trump.

Allegiant announces second executive departure this month

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:03pm

Allegiant Air's parent says its chief operating officer has resigned, the second high-ranking executive to leave the discount carrier this month.

Jury convicts Florida co-pilot of operating plane drunk

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:00pm

A Michigan jury has convicted a Florida co-pilot of being drunk while preparing for a charter airline flight last summer.

'Property Wars' star facing trial for wire fraud in Phoenix

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:42pm

A former star on the "Property Wars" reality TV show has been accused of wire fraud and other charges involving furniture stores he owns and operates in the Phoenix metro area.

GameStop and Zoe's fall; Deckers and Costco climb

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:28pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday:

More records, barely, as stocks rise for 7th day

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:28pm

U.S. stocks made the tiniest of gains Friday as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food ticked higher. Major indexes added to their winning streak and record highs.

Colorado oil tank blast kills worker, spurs safety questions

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:06pm

An oil tank explosion in northern Colorado killed a worker and burned three others, shooting up flames just miles away from an unrelated gas blast last month and prompting fresh questions about safety in one of Colorado's largest industries — oil and gas extraction.

States struggle with oversight of online charter schools

Julie Carr Smyth and Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:06pm

As U.S. children flock to virtual charter schools, states are struggling to catch up and develop rules to make sure the students get a real education and schools get the right funding.

Kuwaiti company settles claims of troop food contract fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:56pm

A Kuwaiti logistics company has agreed to pay $95 million to resolve allegations that it inflated prices and defrauded the U.S. government for contracts to feed American troops in Iraq, Kuwait and Jordan.