New Mexico's two senators have introduced legislation they say has been years in the making to set aside tens of thousands of acres as wilderness on opposite ends of the state in areas recently designated as national monuments.
"Cloverfield" director Matt Reeves has stepped in to direct "The Batman" for Warner Bros. just a few weeks after star Ben Affleck left the post. Warner Bros. said Thursday that Reeves would also produce the stand-alone film.
Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 12:54pm
Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions.
Matt O'Brien, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 11:45am
Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising to boost traffic at smaller airports on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean when it starts service to Europe this summer from Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 11:34am
Major U.S. indexes are mixed Thursday as investors sell industrial companies, which have surged over the last few months. Stocks that pay big dividends, like utilities, are climbing. Technology companies are trading lower, which could end a 15-day winning streak for the sector.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 11:17am
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the administration is committed to getting major tax reform legislation through Congress by August. He predicted that President Donald Trump's economic proposals will be able to boost growth significantly to annual rates above 3 percent.
Austria's defense minister says that state prosecutors have begun preliminary proceedings on suspicion of fraud against Airbus and an affiliated company regarding his country's purchase of 15 combat aircraft.
Dan Joling, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 10:56am
Former U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski in 2001 gave a speech urging colleagues to approve oil drilling in America's largest wildlife refuge. The Alaska Republican held up a blank sheet of paper to illustrate his point.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 10:32am
Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar."