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People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions could be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is asking regulators for a 23...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis company's steam condensation tank exploded, firing it a quarter-mile into the air and through the roof of a neighboring business, after the tank was restarted despite needing emergency repairs, federal investigators said Thursday. The U.S. Chemical...
(Credit: Texas Parks and Wildlife) Texas lawmakers have approved the hunting of feral hogs and coyotes from hot air balloons. Texas' growing hog population causes millions of dollars' worth of damage to crops every year. Texas has an estimated two million feral hogs. Their high...
(Credit: Shutterstock) A standoff between Texas' Republican-majority House and Senate over a modest voucher program has killed an ambitious, bipartisan $1.6 billion school finance plan. The House previously passed a school finance package increasing annual, per-student funding...
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest over the Australian airline's promotion of same-sex marriage. "I am disappointed that Qantas has become an active promoter for same-sex...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has undergone a heart procedure and will remain hospitalized for a few days. That's the word from Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland. He says in a statement that he had what he calls a "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has undergone a heart procedure and will remain hospitalized for a few days. That's the word from Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland. He says in a statement that he had what he calls a "...
BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi commander says allegations that an elite interior ministry unit fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul abused civilian detainees are "incorrect." Abdul Amir al-Muhammadawi, spokesman for the Emergency Response Division, said Thursday his unit released...
Missy Franklin, Cullen Jones, Rowdy Gaines and a handful of other Olympic champions are climbing into the pool this summer to help American kids learn how to swim. They've got plenty of work to do. The USA Swimming Foundation's most recent survey, released Thursday, found nearly...