Christopher Weber, Associated Press | Posted Jul 30th - 1:51pm
Coast Guard officials were still trying to determine the source of a mysterious miles-long oil slick off California's Santa Barbara County shoreline, but a scientist said Thursday that it's likely the result of naturally occurring seepage from the sea floor.
Gretchen Ehlke and Mark Pratt, Associated Press | Posted Jul 30th - 1:11pm
The victims of a fiery plane crash in Milwaukee were identified Thursday as a top executive at a Boston capital investment firm and his teenage daughter who were traveling to the Midwest for a college visit.
Higher sales of Amgen's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel and some newer drugs boosted second-quarter profit 7 percent. The biotech giant topped Wall Street expectations and hiked its 2015 profit forecast.
Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.
Minnesota lawmakers kept MinnesotaCare intact but not without a cost that will trickle down to some of the more than 100,000 low-income residents on the program in the form of higher monthly premiums starting in August.
Steven Dubois and Dan Joling, Associated Press | Posted Jul 30th - 1:41pm
A federal judge on Thursday ordered Greenpeace USA to pay a fine of $2,500 for every hour that protesters dangling from a bridge in Oregon continue to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving for oil drilling in the Arctic.
Operators of a coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas are agreeing to pay $4.3 million to settle a lawsuit and clean up contamination that neighboring Native Americans blame for health problems and water pollution.
The International Monetary Fund official cannot participate in another Greek bailout until Greece and its creditors make difficult decisions on economic reforms and debt relief, a fund official said Thursday.