Ohio crews cleaning up a massive former Cold War-era uranium enrichment plant in Ohio plan this summer to deploy a high-tech helper: an autonomous, radiation-measuring robot that will roll through miles of large overhead pipes to spot potentially hazardous residual uranium.
Paul Wiseman and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 21st - 10:13am
Treasury Steven Mnuchin wants the International Monetary Fund to do more to address what the Trump administration says are unfair trade practices and says the World Bank should steer cheap loans away from China and toward poorer countries.
Ahmed Namatalla, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 21st - 10:13am
It's not uncommon to see brand new commercial jets flying in and out of Paine Field, just north of Seattle, defying rain and low visibility that define the region. That's because the airport with two runways has for decades served as home to Boeing assembly lines, rolling out models such as the 777 for test flights over the Pacific Ocean.
A museum in Las Vegas lets visitors pretend to be police officers to show the complexity of the decisions that law enforcement officers face when they encounter situations that may require use of deadly force.
Sarah Rankin, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 21st - 7:39am
Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia - an image he snapped on the final day of his newspaper job before leaving to work at a brewery.
The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.
Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 21st - 12:24am
Just outside Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, a group of elementary school children are on a field trip at Diriyah, where engineers and construction workers are busy restoring a 17th-century fortress, mosques and clay-colored structures that were once the ruling family's seat of power.
Pedro Servin, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 20th - 10:08pm
The son of a top aide to late Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner is expected to easily win Sunday's presidential election, promising to continue the country's strong economic growth with business-friendly policies.
John Hanna, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 20th - 6:18pm
A new fiscal forecast for Kansas' government Friday boosted projected tax collections enough for some officials to declare that the state can afford extra spending on public schools lawmakers have approved, while a top Republican called for tax cuts.
The former governor of the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas has been extradited from Italy to the United States to face charges of racketeering, drug smuggling, money laundering and bank fraud, federal officials announced Friday.