David Porter, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 1:30am
Allegiant Air has been given final approval to begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport, making it the first discount carrier to operate there since a federal lawsuit charged United, Newark's dominant airline, with monopolizing takeoff and landing slots and keeping competitors out.
Janie Har, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 11:51pm
The Oakland City Council voted unanimously Monday night to kill a plan to use a proposed marine terminal to transport Utah coal to Asia, calling such shipments public health and safety hazards. Backers argued the project would bring needed jobs to an impoverished part of town.
Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 10:50pm
An American sailor has tapped a cloud-based technology for mobile phones to make it easier to have volunteers take turns driving drunk friends home, an initiative that has curtailed drunken driving among the Navy ranks.
Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 10:00pm
Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts — patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were prescribed an overdose antidote along with those medications, they made fewer painkiller-related visits to the emergency room.
Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 9:00pm
Republicans in North Carolina's General Assembly have agreed on budget adjustments for the upcoming fiscal year containing sizeable average pay raises for all current teachers and across-the-board raises for state employees.
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 8:50pm
The owner of a Hawaii jewelry and gift retail business was sentenced Monday to six months in federal prison for smuggling Alaska ivory to the Philippines, where items were carved into fish hooks then shipped back and passed off as made in Hawaii by local artisans.
Anna Gronewold, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 8:11pm
North Carolina lawmakers have re-included one historically black university in an experimental program to cut tuition to just $500 a semester for in-state students at some University of North Carolina campuses.
Tom Krisher and Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 7:30pm
Volkswagen would repair or buy back polluting diesel vehicles and pay each owner as much as $10,000 under a $14.7 billion deal the car maker has reached to settle lawsuits stemming from its emissions cheating scandal, a person briefed on the settlement talks said Monday.