Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 12:02am
Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news agency.
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 10:16pm
Before a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu took off carrying a passenger whose inflight behavior prompted bomb-threat procedures and military fighter jets to escort the plane, passengers complained to American Airlines workers that the man was scaring them, a woman who was on the flight said Wednesday.
Poplmb, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 7:04pm
A wildfire that started at an old log-storage site and prompted evacuation orders for 168 homes and cabins at a popular Washington state hiking and skiing destination was 50 percent contained Wednesday afternoon, officials said.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 6:44pm
The architect of House legislation that would repeal much of the Dodd-Frank law enacted after the financial crisis agreed Wednesday to make a key change to the bill, clearing the way for the full House to take up the measure in coming weeks.
Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 6:15pm
The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors outside the state like Wells Fargo with "manipulative information" about the treatment of the dogs.
David Bauder, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 6:06pm
Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of "liberal fascism" for targeting advertisers on his Fox News Channel show, as one company announced Wednesday that it would no longer hawk its wares there.
Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 5:54pm
President Donald Trump wants $108 million to deepen harbors for two U.S. seaports, while other ports scrambling to make room for larger cargo ships will benefit from a boost of more than $56 million already approved by Congress.
Candice Choi, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:51pm
A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets.