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Trump administration halts coal mining health study

8 hours 59 min ago
The Trump administration has stopped a study into the environmental effects of a controversial mining technique in Appalachia.

IBM partners with Walmart, Tyson Foods on food-tracing technology

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 19:20
IBM on announced a collaboration with Walmart, Kroger and a group of other food businesses to use blockchain technology.

Border Patrol discovers 60 undocumented immigrants in chilled trailer

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 19:11
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents discovered 60 undocumented immigrants inside a locked and frigid trailer in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.

Kushner leads U.S. delegation for peace talks in Middle East

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 18:30
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is part of a delegation that traveled to the Middle East for peace talks, the Trump administration said Tuesday.

Powerball jackpot soars to $700M -- the second-largest in U.S. history

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 18:09
The estimated payout in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing has soared to $700 million -- the second-largest amount in U.S. lottery history.

Senate health panel to hold hearings on stabilizing ACA markets

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 17:41
The Senate health committee will hold hearings next month on how to stabilize the health insurance marketplace, following the GOP's failure to repeal the ACA.

Death row inmate set for lethal injection says DNA testing clears him

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 16:22
Lawyers for a Missouri man set to die Tuesday are asking the Supreme Court to call off the execution -- saying new DNA evidence has exonerated him of guilt.

Treasury sanctions Russians, Chinese for aiding N. Korea missile program

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 15:37
The U.S. Treasury Department announced new sanctions Tuesday against 10 entities and six individuals it says are helping North Korea's missile ambitions.

First Charlottesville council meeting since violent clashes erupts in chaos

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:46
The first meeting of the Charlottesville city council since the violent clashes earlier this month ended in chaos and calls for accountability for the violence.

Trump to review border protections in Yuma ahead of Phoenix rally

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:39
President Trump will go ahead with a campaign-style rally in Phoenix later Tuesday, despite the mayor's advice that he stay away -- for now.

Trump's Afghan strategy hailed in Kabul, GOP ranks; Dems skeptical

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:51
The Afghan government and Republicans lauded President Trump's shift in the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, but Democrats cast doubt on its chances for success.

NTSB takes over investigation of Philly train crash that injured 42

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:14
Federal authorities are taking over an investigation into the collision between two commuter trains in Philadelphia Tuesday morning, which left dozens injured.

Paul Ryan: Trump 'messed up' in remarks about Charlottesville

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 06:16
House Speaker Paul Ryan criticized President Donald Trump's remarks regarding the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. this month during a town hall Monday.

Police: Kentucky woman crashed into eclipse watchers, killing 1

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 03:23
A Kentucky woman allegedly crashed into a crowd of people watching the solar eclipse Monday, killing one person and injuring another, authorities said.

Appeals court says environmental groups can sue to stop Okinawa expansion

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:57
A U.S. appeals court ruled that environmental groups have the legal right to sue the U.S. government for military expansion that threatens the environment.

Johnson & Johnson loses $417M verdict in talc powder suit

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 21:58
A Los Angeles jury on Monday awarded $417 million to a 62-year-old women who blames the company's talc powder on her ovarian cancer.

Corpse flowers' smelly blooms draw thousands in D.C.

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:21
Washington D.C.'s hot summer has caused many to sweat it out, but it's just what the city's three corpse flowers, which bloom with a violent stench, needed.

JPMorgan pledges $2M to anti-hate groups after Charlottesville

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:38
JPMorgan Chase announced Monday it will split $2 million among two anti-hate groups after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Houston neighborhood evacuated after hazardous materials found at home

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:26
Houston police evacuated an east Texas neighborhood Monday after authorities found hazardous materials inside a home there, officials said.

Gunman, judge exchange fire outside Ohio courthouse

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:33
An Ohio judge was shot outside of a courthouse Monday before police returned fire and killed the suspected gunman, authorities said.