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MOSS BLUFF, La. (AP) — Bands of heavy rain from Harvey lashed southwest Louisiana on Monday, and the state's governor said potential flooding could pose a "dangerous situation." Gov. John Bel Edwards told reporters he expects the potential for flood damage to increase as the...
DALLAS (AP) — Flood damage from Harvey is likely to reach into the tens of billions and the storm is expected to cause the region's economy to shrink, at least in the near term. Harvey is swamping refineries along the Gulf Coast, leading to higher gasoline prices. Gasoline...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge deciding whether to shut down the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline while more environmental review is done is allowing national energy and manufacturing trade groups to have a say. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, in Washington, D.C...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will revive a program that provides local police departments with surplus military equipment such as high-caliber weapons and grenade launchers, despite past concerns that armored vehicles and other gear were inflaming confrontations with...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The founder of the internet's oldest white supremacist site said he was trying to get back online Monday after a company revoked its domain name following complaints that it promotes hatred and is linked to dozens of murders. Don Black, a former Ku Klux...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals joining the military. The federal lawsuit , Stone v. Trump, was filed in Maryland on Monday by the ACLU of Maryland on behalf of Petty...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's plan to lift restrictions on surplus military gear to police departments (all times local): 10 a.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is announcing a plan to lift restrictions on surplus military equipment that can be...
BOSTON (AP) — You can't blame beachgoers on Cape Cod for being jittery after a spate of recent shark sightings, some just a bit too close for comfort but all part of a natural ecosystem that scientists say humans must accept. Last Wednesday, just off Marconi Beach in Wellfleet,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing to lift restrictions on surplus military equipment that can be passed on to local law enforcement agencies in spite of past concerns that armored vehicles and other gear were escalating confrontations with protesters...