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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Researchers in a New York cabbage patch are planning the first release on American soil of insects genetically engineered to die before they can reproduce. It's a pesticide-free attempt to control invasive diamondback moths, a voracious consumer of cabbage,...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Texas' legislative session is winding down with a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people all but dead and negotiations to salvage it at a standstill. Lawmakers were resolving lingering issues ahead of Monday's final adjournment. Their focus was...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Legislature has approved an overhaul of an academic accountability rating system that issues schools and school districts A to F letter grades. The grading scale only passed last session and hasn't even been fully implemented, but has been...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's Memorial Day observance (all times local): 9:15 a.m. President Donald Trump is thanking the men and women who died in service to the United States. In the first of two tweets Trump sent out on Monday, he says: "Today we...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump's hardline position on immigration is casting a long shadow over Virginia's race for governor, with candidates in both parties adjusting their focus to more closely match or oppose the president. The contest is potential preview of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — To the fans watching on ESPN, Nihar Janga's win last year in the Scripps National Spelling Bee was a shock: He was only 11 years old, a fifth-grader appearing in the bee for the first time, competing against 8th-graders with deep voices and facial hair. To the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Scripps National Spelling Bee has become increasingly difficult, spellers are less likely to come out of nowhere and hoist the trophy. There's more information available about competitors, and champion spellers fit a profile. For them, the bee is an all-...
LONDON (AP) — Prince William says he is sad his wife and two young children can't meet his late mother, Princess Diana. In an interview with the magazine British GQ, the heir to the throne opened up about his feelings about his mother's 1997 death in a Paris car crash. William...
NEW DELHI (AP) — A new ban imposed by India's government on the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus is drawing widespread protests from state governments and animal-related industries. Many state governments criticized the...