AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The National Rifle Association has spent much of the past year under siege, ardently defending gun rights following mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut and fighting back against mounting pressure for stricter laws in
NEW YORK (AP) — A decade ago, large investors in so-called clean technology had a straightforward goal: finance companies that would help eliminate the world’s dependence on oil, natural gas and coal.
But as profits from wind, solar,
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An Army major and his wife accused in New Jersey of abusing their three foster children are free on $250,000 bail each.
John and Carolyn Jackson of Mount Holly appeared in federal court Thursday
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A woman who surfaced 11 years after disappearing and leaving behind her young children is doing OK but “had a real traumatic time,” her mother said Thursday.
Brenda Heist was released from police custody
DENVER (AP) — Marijuana magazines are under scrutiny in Colorado, where lawmakers might require stores to put them behind the counter.
The unusual provision to treat pot magazines like pornography faced a hurdle in the Senate Thursday. It
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iron Man has outgunned the entire Avengers crew in China.
According to distributor Disney, Robert Downey Jr.’s solo sequel “Iron Man 3″ had a record opening in China with $21.5 million Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators are taking a look at the germ-killing ingredient that’s found in an estimated 75 percent of anti-bacterial liquid soaps and body washes sold in the U.S.
The Food and Drug Administration wants
State legislatures across the nation are taking up immigration laws, and many proposals were introduced or signed in conjunction with May Day immigrants’ rights rallies. The changes create a state-by-state patchwork, but the overall effect has emboldened activists
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Schoolchildren in Minnesota and Wisconsin are getting a rare May snow day after a storm dropped up to 16 inches of sticky snow on the Upper Midwest.
Bobbi Howe’s two daughters had to stay home
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Federal safety officials have shut down a Niagara Falls, N.Y., tour bus company that they say required drivers to maintain and repair vehicles.
The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that an investigation