General News

Wyoming coal company to supply new power plants in Japan

Jan 17, 2018

A Wyoming coal company is planning to export coal from its mine in Montana to power two coal-fired plants under construction in Japan

Senators grill social media companies over terrorist posts

Jan 17, 2018

Senators grill Facebook, Google and Twitter over terrorist propaganda and recruitment

Award may drop name of author tied to sterilization movement

Jan 17, 2018

The Vermont Board of Libraries is recommending changing the name of a children's book award that now honors a prominent Vermont author accused of once supporting sterilizing people with severe mental and physical disabilities

Ex-Michigan teacher enters plea deal in prostitution case

Jan 17, 2018

A former Michigan middle school band teacher acquitted in 2002 of sexual conduct involving a student has pleaded guilty in a separate case to attempting to engage a minor for prostitution

Stephen King to help bookstore owner who lost collection

Jan 17, 2018

Stephen King says he wants to help a bookstore owner in Maine who lost thousands of dollars' worth of rare books, including original King manuscripts, after a flood caused by a broken pipe

Wealthy new governor says he'll accept $175K salary

Jan 17, 2018

New Jersey's wealthy new governor, Phil Murphy, says he will be accepting the job's $175,000 a year salary

US withholds hurricane emergency loan sought by Puerto Rico

Jan 17, 2018

U.S. federal officials have temporarily held back a billion-dollar emergency loan approved by Congress to help Puerto Rico deal with the effects of Hurricane Maria

Here are the other times the Dow has crossed milestones

Jan 17, 2018

Here's a look back at the other times the index of major U.S. blue chip stocks has topped 1,000-point milestones

The Latest: Company investigating wedding program incident

Jan 17, 2018

A printing company accused of sending discriminatory pamphlets to a gay couple who ordered wedding programs says it rejects discrimination "in all forms"

Sevilla rallies to beat Atletico in Copa del Rey quarters

Jan 17, 2018

Sevilla scored two late goals in a 2-1 come-from-behind win at Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinals

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