JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The companies seeking to advance a multibillion dollar natural gas pipeline project in Alaska have a leading contender for the terminal site where gas would be liquefied and shipped to Asia, signaling that a
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s top adviser on environmental and climate issues is leaving.
Heather Zichal has been advising Obama for five years and is the architect of his climate change plan. She also advises Obama on
NEW YORK (AP) — A crane lost power in midtown Manhattan on Monday, leaving its load dangling 40 floors above a construction site and forcing the closure of a busy street amid the threat of heavy rains and
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil on Monday demanded clarifications from the Canadian government about allegations that its spies targeted Brazil’s Mines and Energy Ministry, in what Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said appears to be an act of industrial
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran does not plan to unblock Facebook and Twitter for the general public even if some top government officials use it, the minister of telecommunications and information technology said Monday.
State TV quoted Mahmoud
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans cut back on using their credit cards in August for a third straight month, a sign that consumers remain cautious about spending.
The Federal Reserve says that consumers increased their borrowing $13.6 billion in
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Mexican government officials and event organizers on Monday blamed the driver of a monster truck for losing control and plowing into a crowd of spectator, killing eight and injuring dozens. Motor-sports experts pointed
WASHINGTON (AP) — In its first major campaign finance case since the Citizens United ruling in 2010, the Supreme Court is considering whether to undo some limits on contributions from the biggest individual givers to political campaigns.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new $100 bill, with an array of high-tech features designed to thwart counterfeiters, will get its coming out party on Tuesday, partial government shutdown or not.
The Federal Reserve, which has not been affected
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday debated whether to allow continued class-action lawsuits from investors who lost billions in former Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford’s massive Ponzi scheme.
Justices listened to lawyers argue over whether lawsuits
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s foreign minister says the diplomats who remain captive after being kidnapped from its Gao consulate in northern Mali in April 2012 are still alive.
At least four hostages are believed to still be
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling — whose video game company collapsed into bankruptcy last year, prompting a high-profile lawsuit in Rhode Island — is selling off furniture, sports collectibles and even artificial
GROSSETO, Italy (AP) — A crew member of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia testified Monday that the nautical charts aboard the doomed ship were perfectly adequate to navigate the liner along its planned route, disputing claims by the captain
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — A $35 million lighter-than-air dirigible was damaged and began leaking helium when part of a hangar roof collapsed Monday at a former military base, authorities said.
The partial collapse was reported just after 7:45
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A delegation of Israeli lawmakers paid a rare visit to the West Bank on Monday to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and give an emotional boost to fledgling peace talks that have faced
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors on Monday charged the deputy prime minister and 74 local officials with election fraud during a referendum that failed to unseat President Traian Basescu.
A majority of those who took part in
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Anderson de Souza turned back after bounding down a dark maze of passageways in Rio de Janeiro’s sprawling Rocinha slum, incandescent light illuminating his face.
It was right here, he said, pointing to