Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 6:31pm
Fearing final rejection by a small Belgian region, leaders of the European Union warned early Friday that if a free trade deal with a close partner like Canada fails it could mean the end of such agreements with any other country.
Caleb Jones, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 5:41pm
Federal officials said Thursday a new contract being used to address concerns about foreign fishing crews in Hawaii's longline commercial fleet is not within their jurisdiction to enforce, leaving the industry responsible for enforcing its own rules.
Prosecutors charged 21 Brazilian and foreign mining executives with manslaughter and various environmental crimes Thursday, nearly a year after a mine dam burst killed 19 people and polluted hundreds of miles of rivers and streams.
Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 4:01pm
President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his namesake health care program, long a target of Republicans and recently criticized by some Democrats, saying millions of Americans "now know the financial security of health insurance" because of the Affordable Care Act.