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UPS testing drones for use in its package delivery system

Rodrique Ngowi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 5:21pm

One of the world's largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system.

Obstacles abound as 2 poor US cities consider merging

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 4:31pm

Two of the country's poorest cities are talking about a merger they say could help both. But Cleveland could need a sizeable boost in taxpayer dollars to absorb East Cleveland, a place so impoverished that some residents fill their own potholes.

Complaint filed over Montana suspension of solar payments

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 4:01pm

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is being asked to step in after Montana officials suspended payment for solar projects until a rate structure can be determined.

Snapchat debuts recording 'Spectacles,' changes company name

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 4:01pm

Social media app Snapchat is introducing video-recording glasses called Spectacles and is changing its company name to incorporate the new product.

Puerto Rico power utility restores service

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 2:41pm

Electricity was restored to most of Puerto Rico by Saturday following a rare, island-wide blackout caused by a power plant fire, the territory's power utility said Saturday. Less than 20,000 clients remained without power in some parts of San Juan and other urban areas.

Text of Obama's remarks at museum dedication

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 2:30pm

Text of President Barack Obama's remarks on Saturday at the dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, as provided by the White House.

Correction: Tangled Whales-Crabbing story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 2:01pm

In a story Sept. 23 about a bill to protect whales from fishing gear for Dungeness crab, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an environmental group that backed the legislation. The group is the Center for Biological Diversity, not the Center for Environmental Diversity.

More pot shops coming to Pullman, Whitman County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 1:40pm

The marijuana market in Pullman and Whitman County may soon hit its limit.

Romanian gets prison term for orchestrating hacking scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 1:20pm

A Romanian citizen who orchestrated an international hacking scheme has been sentenced to three years in prison.

New Jersey shore town won't settle yet with gay ex-cop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 1:00pm

Officials in a New Jersey shore town won't sign off yet on a proposed $369,000 settlement with a gay former police officer who filed a discrimination lawsuit.

AP news guide: The Flint water crisis, a year on

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 1:00pm

A year after the tap water in Flint was exposed as a source of dangerous levels of lead, residents of the impoverished city are still grappling with the man-made public health crisis, which has led to criminal charges and drawn attention in the presidential election.

Swiss vote on new law to beef up intelligence services

Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 12:51pm

Swiss voters will be deciding on a new law aimed to strengthen the ability of intelligence services to counter rapidly-evolving threats posed by spies, criminal hackers and violent extremists.

Navajo Nation lawmakers want study on impact of fracking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 12:42pm

The Navajo Nation is seeking more investigation into the potential environmental fallout of hydraulic fracturing as it looks to update its energy policies.

Airport official accused in $5M scam worked his way to top

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 12:40pm

The director of terminal maintenance at Miami International Airport who was charged in a multimillion fraud case owned a Porsche, wore hand-tailored designer suits and rented sky boxes for concerts.

Pippa Middleton's phone hacked, thousands of photos stolen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 11:50am

London police say they are investigating the reported hacking of the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and the alleged theft of 3,000 photographs.

2 miners killed, 1 injured during Polish copper mine cave-in

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 11:20am

Two miners have been killed and another seriously injured during a cave-in at a copper and silver mine in southwestern Poland, a spokeswoman for the partly state-owned KGHM copper mining corporation said Saturday.

Outsider status, politics shields Trump from House oversight

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 9:51am

Donald Trump's status as a Washington outsider fuels his fiery populism and also is helping to shield him from the scrutiny House Republicans are devoting to Hillary Clinton, a former U.S. senator and secretary of state.

Sex abuse, bullying probe roils US Merchant Marine Academy

Frank Eltman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 9:40am

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is in turmoil over sexual abuse and bullying concerns that have led to the temporary shutdown of its premier training program — one that sends cadets out on working vessels for a year at sea.

Gillette officials pass resolution on discrimination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 9:21am

Gillette officials have passed a resolution affirming the rights and protection of city employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.