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London blaze makes US building owners mindful of fire threat

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 2:03pm

Fire experts say U.S. building owners should review what materials their structures are built with after a catastrophic fire in London showed how flames can quickly devour a high-rise.

Latest: Pipeline supporters pleased with federal assessment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 2:03pm

The Latest on the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (all times local):

New Jersey becomes 3rd state to raise smoking age to 21

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:49pm

Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a law Friday that made New Jersey the third state to raise its smoking age to 21.

Grain lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:49pm

Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:49pm

Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Veterans hospital under investigation adds interim leaders

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:41pm

New Hampshire's only veterans hospital has appointed two more interim leaders as whistleblower doctors continue to call for a third-party investigation into substandard treatment and conditions.

Ex-military contractor gets life in prison in sex case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:39pm

A former U.S. military contractor already serving prison time for stealing secrets has been sentenced to life behind bars for abusing underage girls in Honduras.

Gold, silver rise

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:39pm

The July gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1254.30 an ounce -- up $9.50.

UW strategic plan approved by trustees

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:39pm

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a five-year plan that aims to advance academic quality, enrollment, statewide engagement and economic contributions.

Another day, another derailment in NYC subway

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:31pm

Another day, another derailment. And another round of finger-pointing on who is to blame for problems with New York City's troubled transit system.

US rig count decreases by 2 this week to 950

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:22pm

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by two this week to 950.

Legendary wildcatter Boone Pickens takes a Texas-sized fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:12pm

Famed oilfield wildcatter, financier and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens is addressing health issues after a "Texas-sized fall" put him in the hospital last week.

Trump to review security risks from fewer US factories

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:51pm

President Donald Trump plans to review the U.S. manufacturing base and supply chains because of possible national security risks.

UK girl left in tears after she's fined for selling lemonade

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:45pm

A British man and his young daughter have gained international attention for being fined for selling lemonade.

Police: Australian likely killed by Takata air bag inflator

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:45pm

Police in Australia say a faulty Takata air bag likely killed a man in a car crash near Sydney.

Wyoming hospital loses Medicare and Medicaid standing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:45pm

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center recently lost its standing that hospitals need to serve Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Audi to update 850,000 cars as diesel recalls widen

David McHugh and Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:42pm

German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto industry tries to get ahead of public controversy over the technology.

Former Trump adviser Flynn consulting again, says brother

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:42pm

Embattled former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has opened a new consulting firm called Resilient Patriot, LLC that is advising private equity firms, according to one of his brothers, who says Flynn is "moving on with his life."

Dakota Access developer gets OK to replace trees

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:31pm

North Dakota regulators approved a plan by the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to replace trees removed during construction, but the permission won't impact an upcoming decision on whether Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners is fined for removing too many.

US stocks inch lower on Europe worries; tech stocks sink

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:31pm

U.S. stocks are down Friday as investors take a more cautious approach after a report said the European Central Bank will make a decision about reducing its economic stimulus in October. A 10-day winning streak for technology companies fades and General Electric slumped after the company issued a weak forecast.