US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

Aug 19, 2018

The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign

Aug 19, 2018

The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to campaigners seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union

Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

Aug 19, 2018

When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power

US school districts weigh duty to youth migrant shelters

Aug 19, 2018

A small number of school systems are pitching in to educate migrant children amid an outcry over the separation of the children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy for illegal immigration

Annan's legacy of fighting for equality and rights lives on

Aug 18, 2018

Kofi Annan left the United Nations far more committed than it had been to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights - and until his death Saturday he was speaking out strongly for nations working together to solve problems

Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

Aug 18, 2018

As jurors in Virginia weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another, separate trial looming in the nation's capital

The Latest: Romanian trucker is Genoa bridge's 43rd victim

Aug 18, 2018

A Genoa hospital says a Romanian truck driver who suffered severe cranial and chest injuries in the city's bridge collapse has died

California drops wildfire utility liability protection plan

Aug 18, 2018

California lawmakers are abandoning a controversial proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires

Judge upholds delay of anti-segregation housing rule

Aug 18, 2018

A federal judge has upheld HUD's decision to delay an Obama-era antidiscrimination rule

AP Interview: Top Republican says Russia probe difficult

Aug 18, 2018

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill

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