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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, which is expected to begin shipping oil on Thursday, will face scrutiny later this summer on whether it violated North Dakota rules during construction. The three-member North Dakota Public Service Commission...
WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the international agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, what could that mean for the rapidly heating Earth? Here's a guide to what's in the Paris agreement, what's going on with global warming,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson was one of the biggest names to join Donald Trump's Cabinet, but since taking office as housing secretary, Carson has mostly kept a low public profile. That could change starting this week. Carson is beginning a series of appearances in Washington,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the international agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, what could that mean for the rapidly heating Earth? Here's a guide to what's in the Paris agreement, what's going on with global warming,...
DALLAS (AP) — Authorities said Wednesday two bounty hunters and the fugitive from Minnesota they were tracking were shot dead in a hail of bullets that sent customers and employees fleeing for cover at a Texas car dealership. The two men had pursued Ramon Michael Hutchinson, 49...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andre Shavers was sentenced to five years on felony probation after authorities burst into the house where he was living in one of Oakland's most heavily policed neighborhoods and found a quarter ounce of marijuana. After the 2007 raid, Shavers couldn't...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As a thyroid cancer survivor battling nerve damage and other complications, Lisa Dammert was in such dire financial straits in 2014 that she and her husband did the unthinkable: They let their health insurance lapse for a while. If the Dammerts and some...
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who killed his 7-month-old son when he threw the boy off a 90-foot-high bridge, then survived the plunge himself, was sentenced to 70 years in prison Wednesday. A judge imposed the maximum prison time on Tony Moreno, 23, who was...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico and Georgia — two states with some of the nation's largest percentages of minority residents in the United States — had the nation's highest rates of inmates in county jails, according to a report made public Wednesday by a non-partisan...