The no-fly zone for drones around British airports is being extended to 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) in an attempt to avert disruptions like the December groundings of flights at Gatwick Airport, officials said Wednesday.
The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent.
Grand Canyon National Park officials say they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to radiation at unsafe levels while samples of uranium ore sat in plastic buckets in a park research building.
Matthew Barakat, Associated Press | PostedFeb 19th - 3:04pm
The federal government has acknowledged that it shares its terrorist watchlist with more than 1,400 private entities, including hospitals and universities, prompting concerns from civil libertarians that those mistakenly placed on the list could face a wide variety of hassles in their daily lives.
Paul J. Weber, Associated Press | PostedFeb 19th - 2:45pm
The wife of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Tuesday that a bill she filed that would change state securities law "has literally nothing to do" with her husband facing criminal charges of defrauding investors, even as experts said the proposal appears to strike near the heart of his indictment.
Tom Krisher and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press | PostedFeb 19th - 1:58pm
America's auto industry is bracing for a potential escalation in President Donald Trump's tariff war with the world, one that could weaken the global auto industry and economy, inflate car prices and trigger a backlash in Congress.
Deb Riechmann, Associated Press | PostedFeb 19th - 1:49pm
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, but adds he's not in any rush because U.S. relations with Pyongyang are good going into next week's summit.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says one of the nation's biggest seafood companies has agreed to spend up to $23 million to fix serious air pollution issues with its vessels and land-based facilities.
Bill Barrow, Associated Press | PostedFeb 19th - 12:29pm
Leaders in three major cities are in a last-minute scramble to win the 2020 Democratic National Convention, an event that could funnel millions of dollars into the local economy and put them at the center of the political world for one week next summer.
Cyprus' finance minister says the country's first-ever 15-year public bond issue was eight times oversubscribed, calling it the "strongest affirmation" of international markets' trust in the Mediterranean island's economy.
John O'Connor, Associated Press | PostedFeb 19th - 11:32am
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a measure Tuesday gradually hiking the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, an early victory for the Democrat on the eve of his first annual budget proposal.