Surrounded by Alliant Energy power lines and generators leaders of three power companies gathered to announce the news.
GENEVA (AP) — An annual economic survey finds the United States’ competitiveness rising again after four years of decline, in a turnaround that reflects a rebounding confidence in its financial market and politicians.
The Geneva-based World Economic Forum
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California (AP) — Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once threatened by a raging wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park.
Officials said they still are investigating the cause
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Half of the drivers who work a bus route on which two colleagues were shot to death last week, possibly by a woman seeking revenge for purported sexual abuse of female passengers, didn’t
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s attorney general has granted express written authority to lawyers for Gov. Tom Corbett to handle a case in which the Health Department wants to stop a suburban Philadelphia court clerk from giving marriage
Many students in Minnesota started their school year Tuesday and safety is on the minds of those in charge.
It has been one month since same-sex couples in Minnesota could legally wed.
BEIJING (AP) — State media say police in northern China suspect that the woman who gouged out a 6-year-old boy’s eyes was his aunt who later killed herself by jumping into a well.
The official Xinhua News Agency
TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake shook the Tokyo area and eastern Japan early Wednesday, though no injuries or damage was immediately reported.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake registered a magnitude of 6.9 but was centered
LONDON (AP) — Not only was Richard III one of England’s most despised monarchs, but it now turns out the hunchback king was probably infected with parasitic worms that grew up to a foot in length.