James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 12:30am
Law enforcement in North Dakota moved in Thursday to remove activists protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline who had set up a camp on private property owned by the pipeline developer. Here's a guide to the latest developments and key background about the protest:
Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 12:22am
The families of some of the people killed at a theme park when their ride malfunctioned pleaded for answers into their loved ones' deaths on Friday, as the park's managers defended themselves from criticism over their handling of the tragedy.
In a case sure to rouse strong feelings about control of Western lands, a jury found the leaders of the armed group that took over a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon not guilty of conspiracy and possession of firearms at a federal facility.
A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded a California woman more than $70 million in her lawsuit alleging that years of using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her cancer, the latest case raising concerns about the health ramifications of extended talcum powder use.
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 10:31pm
An all-Australian consortium on Friday withdrew its bid to buy Australia's largest cattle empire after the country's richest woman announced that she was prepared to buy it outright without a Chinese partner.
Spreading below lush mountains, this valley is rich in mineral wealth, including veins of gold and one of the largest iron ore deposits in the planet, discoveries that turned the area into Brazil's mining country and the birthplace of one of the world's top producers of minerals.
Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 10:21pm
Patagonia is joining other companies that are giving workers a day off on Election Day, saying it wants to encourage its employees to have the time to elect candidates up and down the ballot who will protect the environment.
Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 9:11pm
Trailing with time running out, Donald Trump denounced both Hillary and Bill Clinton Thursday as creatures of a corrupt political system who would use another pass at the Oval Office to enrich themselves at the expense of American families. Clinton turned to popular first lady Michelle Obama to rally voters in North Carolina, a state that could deliver a knockout blow to Trump.
Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 9:02pm
In a debate packed with testy exchanges, Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk ribbed Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's family history of military service and she criticized him for previous remarks he made against the president, as the candidates made one of their final pitches to voters Thursday.
Brandon Bailey, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 8:42pm
Apple's high-end Mac laptops are getting a touch control strip above the keyboard, part of a long-awaited update aimed at reviving interest in a product often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad and iPhone.
Meghan Hoyer and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 8:21pm
Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's law will have less choice next year than any time since the program started, a new county-level analysis for The Associated Press has found.
Stephen Braun and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 8:01pm
A 2011 confidential memo written by a longtime Bill Clinton aide during Hillary Clinton's State Department tenure describes overlap between the former president's business ventures and fundraising for the family's charities. The former aide also described free travel and vacations arranged for the Clintons by corporations, reinforcing ethics concerns about the Democratic presidential nominee.