John Flesher, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 2:04pm
A live Asian carp has been discovered in a Chicago waterway about nine miles from Lake Michigan — well beyond an electric barrier network designed to prevent the invasive fish that have infested the Mississippi River system from reaching the Great Lakes, officials said Friday.
Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 1:50pm
Nevada regulators reaffirmed Friday that they intend to issue licenses necessary for retailers to begin selling pot for recreational use on July 1, despite a court order that threatens to scuttle the plan.
Julie Carr Smyth and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 1:41pm
Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's health care law are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding for it within seven years.
Alan Fram and Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 1:40pm
Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada said Friday he opposes the GOP bill that would scuttle much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, complicating the task party leaders face in guiding the banner legislation through the Senate.
Puerto Rico's governor says he'll go to court to fight a federal control board's call to cut a public pension system by 10 percent, furlough tens of thousands of government workers and eliminate Christmas bonuses.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 1:16pm
Gov. Rick Snyder urged the Republican-led Michigan House on Friday to pass economic development tax incentives when it meets in July, saying there is still time to lure a Taiwanese electronics giant to the state despite the cancellation of a vote on the legislation.
Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 1:00pm
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade earlier.
Stan Choe, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 12:55pm
U.S. stock indexes ticked higher Friday as energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was on pace to close out the week with a modest gain, its fourth in the last five.
Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 12:25pm
The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday overturned the conviction of a lottery employee implicated in a nationwide fixing scandal, saying his trial over a rigged $16.5 million jackpot was tainted by unjustified delays in the investigation.