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Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging

May 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets — a rare instance in which federal... more »»

Study: Fewer kids have severe mental problems; more get help

May 20, 2015

Contrary to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation's youth, and there has been a big rise in how many are getting help, a... more »»

Latest on California oil spill: Up to 105,000 gallons leaked

May 20, 2015

2:45 p.m. (PDT)

The company that owns a pipeline that spewed oil into California coastal waters says that under the worst-case scenario, up to 105,000 gallons of crude leaked in the spill. more »»

Scientists reveal Washington state's first dinosaur

May 20, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Scientists say they've discovered Washington state's first dinosaur fossil, an announcement that marks a unique find for the state and a rare moment for North America's Pacific... more »»

Obama calls climate change an 'indisputable' security threat

May 20, 2015

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. more »»

California to decide farmer water cutbacks by Friday; director tells AP to expect broad impact

May 20, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California to decide farmer water cutbacks by Friday; director tells AP to expect broad impact. more »»

ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle salmonella criminal case

May 20, 2015

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — ConAgra Foods agreed Wednesday to pay $11.2 million, a sum that includes the highest criminal fine ever in a U.. more »»

The Latest on Waco shooting: Security for Sturgis rally

May 20, 2015

2:30 p.m. (CDT)

A motorcycle gang shootout in Texas that left nine people dead has elevated security concerns for the upcoming Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. more »»

WWI hero's lost Purple Heart is being returned to grandson

May 20, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Six years before he died in a car crash, Daniel W. Quinlan was among the 138 World War I veterans to receive the first Purple Heart medals issued by the U.S. military. more »»

The Latest on Waco shooting: Retired detective also arrested

May 20, 2015

10:25 a.m. (CDT)

One of the men arrested in the aftermath of a motorcycle gang shootout in Central Texas that left nine dead is a retired San Antonio police detective. more »»

Jury silent after sentencing Boston marathon bomber to death

May 20, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are lying low after months of being center stage in one of the most closely watched terror trials in the post-9/1... more »»

Last drought victims: Q&A on California senior water rights

May 20, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Farmers and other landowners who staked the earliest claims to California's water are last to suffer cutbacks at times of drought under the state's water-rights system. more »»

Air Force launches hush-hush mini-shuttle into space

May 20, 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A mysterious space plane rocketed into orbit Wednesday, carrying no crew but a full load of technology experiments. more »»

2nd Marine dies of injuries suffered in military plane crash

May 20, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — A second Marine has died of injuries he suffered when a hybrid military aircraft crashed last weekend during a training exercise in Hawaii, the Marine Corps said Wednesday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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