Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 9:31pm
Asian stocks mostly fell Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 5:30pm
President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that — if successful — would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 5:10pm
The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.
Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 3:13pm
President Barack Obama's sweeping new power plant regulations are thrusting the divisive debate over climate change into the race for the White House, with candidates in both parties seeing an opportunity to capitalize.
Randall Chase, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 7:12pm
Residents of a small town on Maryland's Eastern Shore vented their frustrations and concerns about the ouster of the town's first black police chief at a City Council meeting Monday that devolved into angry shouting.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 7:01pm
Poland lacks probable cause to extradite a Russian art dealer living in New York on criminal charges accusing him of knowing that an 18th-century painting taken from a Polish museum by the Nazis during World War II was stolen property when he inherited it from his father, a judge ruled Monday.
Gov. Maggie Hassan and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen called Monday for a bipartisan effort to combat the growing problem of heroin and opiate abuse, then criticized Republicans in Concord and Washington for what the two Democrats said was a failure to adequately fund drug treatment programs.
Ken Ritter, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 4:11pm
Several Nevada government and business leaders said Monday they see a bright future for renewable energy projects in the state under federal rules tightening pollution controls for greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.
Michelle L. Price, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 3:21pm
As cities and counties throughout Utah consider raising property and sales taxes this year, a tax watchdog group released a report Monday looking at how much residents already pay through taxes and fees.