JAPAN'S ECONOMY EXPANDED FOR 2ND STRAIGHT QUARTER

The Japanese government says the economy grew at an annual pace of 2.1% in the first quarter, marking the second straight quarter of...

HOUSE, SENATE LEADERS CUT BUDGET DEAL WITH ARIZONA GOVERNOR

Republican leaders who control the majority in the Arizona Legislature say they've reached a deal with GOP Gov. Doug Ducey on a spending...

 
 
 

MONTANA GOLD MINE FACES UNCERTAINTY WITH LAST MILL RUN

The 3.3 million ounces of gold Whitehall-based Golden Sunlight has dug up since 1982 could fit into the back of a standard-size pickup,...

UTILITY: THOUSANDS REMAIN WITHOUT POWER IN WEST TENNESSEE

Utility officials in west Tennessee say power may not be fully restored for thousands of customers until Tuesday after severe thunderstorms...

 
 
 

UAE ENERGY MINISTER HINTS AT SUPPORT FOR OIL PRODUCTION CUTS

The United Arab Emirates' energy minister says he does not think relaxing the oil production cuts in place is the right measure. Suhail...

STATE TREASURER'S SMALL BUSINESS LOAN PROGRAM EXPANDS

Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner's small business loan program is expanding. Magaziner says his "BankLOCAL" initiative now includes...

 
 
 

ALASKA'S FLEDGLING COMMERCIAL SEAWEED INDUSTRY GROWS

Alaska's fledgling commercial seaweed industry is growing, with producers excited about this year's harvest. There were no commercial...

HONOLULU BIKE SHARE RIDERS INCREASE AS BIKI TURNS 2

A national report says a Honolulu self-service bicycle rental program is now the sixth most used bike share program in the nation....

 
 
 

SOME GROUNDED BOEING 737 MAX JETS STORED IN SAN ANTONIO

Some grounded Boeing 737 Max jets are being stored at a South Texas maintenance facility amid the investigation into two fatal crashes...

MASSACHUSETTS NURSING HOMES PRESS FOR BUMP IN STATE FUNDING

Nursing home residents, their families and administrators are planning to converge on the Statehouse to press for more funding. Massachusetts...

 
 
 

GRADUATION SPEAKER PLEDGES TO PAY CLASS OF 2019 STUDENT DEBT

A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire...

TRIBES, ENVIRONMENTALISTS BATTLE COPPER MINE IN ARIZONA

Native American tribes and environmental groups are fighting to stop a Canadian firm from opening a copper mine in southeastern Arizona,...

 
 
 

EXPERT PREDICTS MORE WISCONSIN FRAC SAND MINES MAY CLOSE

An industry expert says the impending bankruptcy of a major frac sand mining company signals the financial woes that could cripple...

THE LATEST: US CONDUCTS NAVY EXERCISES IN PERSIAN GULF

The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran...

 
 
 

REGULATORS ORDER RIVER CLEANUP NEAR FORMER MICHIGAN TANNERY

The Environmental Protection Agency is ordering a former tannery to dig contaminated sediment and excavate soil from areas in western...

AIRPORT TO GET $15M FEDERAL GRANT FOR IMPROVEMENTS

Officials at Rickenbacker International Airport in Ohio say the airport will receive $15 million from the Federal Aviation Administration...

 
 
 

EXPERTS: CHEAPER METHODS POSSIBLE TO TREAT HANFORD WASTE

Two methods could be developed to treat some of Hanford's radioactive tank waste that would cost significantly less than vitrifying...

SUMMER INTERNS SIGN LETTERS OF INTENT LIKE STUDENT ATHLETES

A program in north Mississippi is treating student interns like star athletes. The Daily Corinthian reports 15 students from Corinth...

 
 
 

GEORGIA WOMAN OPENS GENDER-NEUTRAL CLOTHING STORE IN ATLANTA

A Georgia woman has opened a gender-neutral children's clothing store in Atlanta's Kirkwood neighborhood. The children's unisex clothing...

SOUTH CAROLINA ROAD BUILDING BOOM MEANS MORE WORKERS NEEDED

Asphalt suppliers and paving contractors are working together to find more workers as South Carolina goes through a road construction...

 
 
 



Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Robert F. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class. Read more ...

Koepka survives Bethpage Black to win PGA Championship

Koepka survives Bethpage Black to win PGA Championship

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Brooks Koepka took his place in PGA Championship history with a victory, minus the style points. Read more ...

Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Robert F. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class. Read more ...

Former college football standout reportedly tackles gunman at Oregon high school

Former college football standout reportedly tackles gunman at Oregon high school

Keanon Lowe, head football and track coach at Parkrose High School in northeast Portland, is being hailed as a hero after tackling a gunman in a classroom Friday. Read more ...

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry share never-before-seen photos from wedding

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry share never-before-seen photos from wedding

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex tied the knot on May 19, 2018, at St George's Chapel. Read more ...

Lillard says he has separated ribs, will play through pain

Lillard says he has separated ribs, will play through pain

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland's Damian Lillard says he separated his ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors. Read more ...

NHL playoffs 2019: Vladimir Tarasenko scores Blues first-ever postseason...

NHL playoffs 2019: Vladimir Tarasenko scores Blues first-ever postseason penalty shot

St. Louis' sniper gave the Blues a commanding 3-0 lead in Game 5. Read more ...

Trump: Fox News 'wasting airtime on Mayor Pete'

Trump: Fox News 'wasting airtime on Mayor Pete'

President Donald Trump took another swipe at Fox News on Sunday, saying ahead of its scheduled town hall with Pete Buttigieg that his favorite network was “wasting airtime” on... Read more ...

Trump Threatens 'Official End Of Iran' If It Wants To Fight

Trump Threatens 'Official End Of Iran' If It Wants To Fight

The president's warning comes amid escalating tensions between the two nations. Read more ...

The Latest: Pagenaud fights for job by winning Indy 500 pole

The Latest: Pagenaud fights for job by winning Indy 500 pole

INDIANAPOLIS - The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying : Read more ...