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37 mine rescue teams from 18 states compete in Reno

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 12:01pm

Dozens of mine rescue teams from across the country are gathering in Reno this week for the National Mine Rescue Contest.

Turkish Airlines fires 211 employees following coup attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:31am

Turkish Airlines says it has terminated the contracts of 211 employees, joining a government purge of people suspected of links to a U.S.-based cleric whom authorities accuse of orchestrating Turkey's failed coup.

Minority students expected to become majority in Oklahoma

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:00am

Minority students in Oklahoma public schools are expected to outnumber white students when classes begin across the state in the next several weeks.

Cabin crew strike to disrupt Air France flights this week

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:00am

Air France warns some of its flights are expected to be cancelled later this week due to a seven-day strike of some cabin crew members.

EPA moves to regulate climate-warming airliner pollution

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:42am

The government has found that jet engine exhaust is adding to climate change and endangering human health, and needs to be regulated.

Georgia appeals court says 'upskirting' not against the law

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:30am

A man admitted he surreptitiously took cellphone video up a woman's skirt while she shopped at a grocery store, but a Georgia court said he didn't break the law.

Officials: Patients of dental clinic should get HIV tests

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:21am

Patients treated at a Tennessee dental clinic should get tested for hepatitis B and C, and HIV after problems with infection control could have put thousands of people at risk for the diseases, health officials said Monday.

'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:01am

Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.

Markets Right Now: Stocks move lower after 4 weeks of gains

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:00am

The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

Breaking down the gender stereotypes in kids' clothing

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:51am

Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids.

Indiana University's digitization project ahead of schedule

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:40am

An effort to convert significant Indiana University audio and video recordings from analog to digital appears to be ahead of schedule.

FBI confirms that it's investigating hack involving Democratic National Committee emails

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:30am

FBI confirms that it's investigating hack involving Democratic National Committee emails.

Maryland Live casino sues MGM over high-roller lists

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:30am

A Maryland casino is suing MGM Resorts International over lists of high-rollers.

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:28am

Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet.

Kerry urges Southeast Asia unity on South China Sea disputes

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:12am

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged the divided nations of Southeast Asia to forge a consensus on how to address disputes with China in the South China Sea, appealing to the 10 countries to embrace a rules-based international system to resolve those differences peacefully.

Grain mostly lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:50am

Grain futures were mostly lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Texas charter schools expected to seek facility funds

Julie Chang-Statesman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:30am

Tucked away in a bustling Southeast Austin shopping center, the Wayside REAL Learning Academy charter school has tried to shed its past as a Target store. A mural of a pondering child has replaced the red logo on the building's front. Brightly painted classrooms break up the once-expansive retail space.

LVMH selling Donna Karan brand to US group G-III Apparel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:30am

French luxury giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton is selling its Donna Karan and DKNY clothing brands to U.S. group G-III Apparel in a $650 million deal.

CSX: Bearing failed 9 miles before Tennessee derailment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:20am

CSX Transportation Inc. says the mechanical failure that caused a July 2015 train derailment in Tennessee actually began about nine miles earlier.