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The Latest: Kobach defends seeking pardon denied by Colyer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:27pm

The Latest on the Republican primary race for Kansas governor (all times local):

The Latest: Iowa gov to visit site of derailment, oil spill

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:01pm

The Latest on the crude oil leaking after a train derailment in northwest Iowa (all times local):

The Latest: Dead driver named in crash that hurt candidate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:44pm

Politicians and friends from across the country are sending thoughts and prayers to Republican U.S. House candidate Katie Arrington after she was seriously injured in a car crash in South Carolina.

Trump arrives in Nevada to campaign for Heller

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:43pm

President Donald Trump arrived Saturday in Nevada to help Sen. Dean Heller raise money in a critical race that will help determine control of the Senate.

Stars flock to the Dior debut of Kim Jones at Paris menswear

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:15pm

In a week marked by big debuts, it was designer Kim Jones' turn at Dior Men on Saturday.

Cause of Iowa derailment, oil spill amount still a mystery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:09pm

Crews are working to clean up a BNSF oil train derailment in Iowa that dumped crude into floodwaters, while officials seek to get a handle on the extent of the spill and its cause.

Lawsuits allege racial profiling in Portland-area businesses

Tom James, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:45am

Several African Americans are suing big-box stores and restaurants in Oregon, claiming employees at those places wrongly accused them of stealing because they were "shopping while black."

11 South Jordan homes in path of highway realignment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:25am

Nearly a dozen homes in South Jordan could be demolished to make way for a freeway interchange.

Idaho officials approve railroad's plan for second bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:01am

Idaho officials have approved BNSF Railway's application for a permit to build a second railroad bridge in northern Idaho across Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek in Sandpoint.

Oklahoma medical pot question hinges on conservative support

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:53am

Danny Daniels, an evangelical Christian in the rural Oklahoma town of Lindsay, is reliably conservative on just about every political issue.

OPEC and allies agree to share oil production increase

Kiyoko Metzler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:37am

OPEC nations and oil-producing countries not in the cartel said Saturday they have agreed to share increased oil production a day after OPEC announced it would pump more crude oil — a move that should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices.

Idaho officials opt to replace bridge damage by fiery crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:24am

Idaho officials have decided to replace rather than repair a bridge over Interstate 84 near Boise damaged during a fiery, seven-vehicle crash below the bridge that killed four people.

Major New York-area traffic bottleneck about to get worse

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:03am

It is the bane of tourists and truckers, theatergoers and weekday 9-to-5ers: the congested, pothole-strewn roadway that bisects the teeming towns overlooking the Hudson River before descending into the Lincoln Tunnel to New York City.

From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

Paul Wiseman and Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:03am

A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital export market and fears the damage will last years. A motorcycle shop near Cologne, Germany, wonders if it even has a future.

S. Idaho company that makes food containers is expanding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:59am

A south-central Idaho company that makes food containers out of wheat straw has started work to double the size of its plant.

Ornate NYC theater, used for years as a gym, to be restored

Stephen Groves, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:54am

For years, Long Island University's basketball team played in a French Baroque movie palace in downtown Brooklyn.

Pro-EU protesters march in London, demand new vote on Brexit

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:48am

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters marched Saturday in London to demand a new referendum on leaving the European Union, as a divided Britain marked the second anniversary of its vote to quit the bloc.

Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6 billion in Hong Kong IPO

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:19am

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide hardware-and-services brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon.

Online sellers consider how to comply with sales tax ruling

Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:07am

While a Supreme Court ruling on sales taxes will create more obligations and expenses for many small online retailers, owners are already thinking about how they'll comply.

2 years on, Brexit vote has taken a toll on UK economy

Robert Stevens, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:21am

While it's still unclear what Brexit will look like when it happens next year, the decision to leave has already had a clear effect on the economy: households are poorer, companies are more cautious about investing, and the property market has cooled.