Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 3:18pm
Top-level talks in a budget and debt negotiation over paying the country's bills and funding about $1.3 trillion in agency budgets are set to reconvene on Wednesday in an effort to head off a financial train wreck when a series of deadlines hit this fall.
Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers helped create as the technology industry hired tens of thousands of high-paid workers.
Rob Gillies, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 2:52pm
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast.
Tom Krisher and Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 2:50pm
As authorities in Argentina try to figure out why electricity surged on a transmission line and touched off a massive blackout covering three nations, experts say power companies should have spotted the problem and taken action to limit the outage.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 2:08pm
President Donald Trump's pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 1:52pm
Some black activists in St. Louis say there's an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hiring of a man who led the investigation of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and who now faces perjury charges.
Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 1:15pm
Enbridge Energy's plan to replace an aging crude oil pipeline that runs through northern Minnesota hit another obstacle Tuesday when two state agencies said they would hold up approval of the project's permits until problems with its environmental review are resolved.
A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in the middle, struggling to keep supply lines open to the Islamic Republic's wilting economy under the threat of U.S. sanctions.
John Hanna, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 10:58am
Kansas' tax collections have beaten expectations nearly every month for the past two years and the state expects to end June with close to $1 billion in cash reserves, but the budget problems that followed a former governor's notorious tax-cutting experiment aren't necessarily a thing of the past.