A freight train derailed in southwest Indiana and several train cars caught fire, possibly due to a propane leak, forcing the mandatory evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said.
U.S. stocks are mostly lower Monday afternoon as household goods makers and health care companies slump. Energy companies are rising with oil prices while technology companies and smaller, more U.S.-focused companies are mixed. Indexes in Europe and Asia are lower, and Volkswagen is down after German authorities detained the CEO of its Audi division as part of an investigation into the manipulation of emissions controls.
Defense lawyers told jurors at the start of a New York trial that they'll discover prosecutors were wrong to say a university president conspired with construction company executives to rig bids for upstate projects.
The European Union said Monday it has extended restrictions on doing business with companies or officials in Ukraine's Crimea region and the city of Sevastopol for a year over Russia's annexation of the peninsula.
Bob Salsberg, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 10:05am
Massachusetts' highest court on Monday struck down a proposed "millionaire tax" ballot question, blocking it from going before state voters in November and ending advocates' hopes for generating some $2 billion in additional revenue for education and transportation.
Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 9:54am
A man accused of trying to impress a woman by landing a chartered helicopter at a North Carolina technology company plans to plead guilty to impersonating a three-star Army general and will concede that he was sane at the time, according to a new court filing.
Libyan forces carried out airstrikes against a militia attacking key oil ports in the east, a spokesman said as Libya's national oil firm warned on Monday of further damage to oil infrastructure as well as environmental contamination in the north African country.