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(Credit: Shutterstock) An environmental group has filed five federal lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to force it to alter Texas air pollution control permits that the group says have loopholes that allow for illegal emissions. The suits...
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A power-sharing deal between two former arch foes is slowly taking shape in Gaza and could lead to big changes in the Hamas-ruled territory, including an easing of a decade-long border blockade. In the latest sign that the Egypt-backed understandings...
NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime performer of Kermit the Frog says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated...
(Credit: Associated Press) Governor Greg Abbott today announced that his call to speed up the permitting process for local governments is generating growing support across Texas. Expediting the permitting process is part of the Governor's 20-item agenda for the ongoing special...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California's vast San Joaquin Valley, the country's most productive farming region, is engulfed by some of the nation's dirtiest skies, forcing the state's largest air district to spend more than $40 billion in the past quarter-century to enforce hundreds...
PARIS (AP) — Two of the world's most notorious digital marketplaces have been knocked out in a one-two punch that officials say yielded a trove of new intelligence about the drug merchants that operate in the hidden corners of the internet. "This is the largest dark net...
LONDON (AP) — London police who are struggling to identify victims of the fire at the Grenfell Tower apartment building have sought help from experts with experience: those who worked on recovering victims following the Sept. 11 attacks in the U.S. Metropolitan Police Deputy...
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Wildlife researchers in Cambodia have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot bird, one of the world's most endangered, raising hopes of its continuing survival, the researchers announced Thursday. The New York-based Wildlife Conservation...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A person with knowledge of his plans tells The Associated Press that Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the San Francisco Giants. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement had not been...