Sean Murphy, Associated Press | Posted Feb 12th - 4:11pm
At least 100 employees of the Oklahoma State Department of Health are expected to take a buyout that includes a $5,000 lump-sum payment as the agency looks to avoid potential layoffs amid a budget crunch, agency officials confirmed on Friday.
Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press | Posted Feb 12th - 3:41pm
The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating daily by next fall, U.S. officials said Friday.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | Posted Feb 12th - 3:31pm
Stephanie Greenhill has dipped into her retirement account to pay for the special calorie-packed formula keeping her son alive. Her parents and in-laws also help out, since the family's insurer won't cover the expense.
The Latest on a judge reviewing a $7 million settlement over groundwater pollution at one coal-burning power plant that was expanded to end disputes at all 14 Duke Energy sites in North Carolina (all times local):
Philippe Sotto, Associated Press | Posted Feb 12th - 3:01pm
If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.
Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press | Posted Feb 12th - 2:51pm
Utah regulators said Friday that the Environmental Protection Agency didn't alert the state to data showing elevated levels of metals found in the San Juan River after a massive mine waste spill that contaminated rivers in three Western states last year.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted Feb 12th - 1:51pm
A court-appointed mediator reported more progress Friday in efforts by Argentina to resolve a dispute with bondholders who claim they are owed about $10 billion by the financially strapped South American nation.