• Will final health care deal match Trump's campaign pitch?

    Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With time running out to get votes for the Republican plan to repeal and replace "Obamacare," President Donald Trump has shown he's willing to make a deal. But could he wind up with a plan that doesn't line up with some other campaign promises? As the tumultuous...

  • Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing it?'

    Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of. Critics call it a missed...

  • The Latest: Utah gov. signs .05 DUI limit, strictest in US

    Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a law giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Utah's governor has signed legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country. Gov. Gary Herbert's office announced Thursday evening...

  • 2 dogs survive gas explosion that levels home; no one hurt

    Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — And they say cats have nine lives. A gas explosion that leveled a home in the Pittsburgh suburbs on Thursday spared two dogs that were inside at the time. Officials say the homeowner was at work and no one was injured. One of the dogs suffered an eye injury and...

  • Utah governor says he will approve strictest DUI limit in US

    Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's governor announced Thursday that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism....

  • Justice Department settles suit over LA Dodgers broadcasts

    Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday it has settled a lawsuit that accused AT&T's DirectTV unit of orchestrating a backroom deal with competitors to not carry the sole channel that broadcasts Dodgers baseball in Los Angeles. The suit claimed DirecTV swapped...

  • Obamacare repeal vote put off in stinging setback for Trump

    Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After seven years of fervent promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare," President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders buckled at a moment of truth Thursday, putting off a planned showdown vote in a stinging setback for the young administration. The White...

  • Pilots' union says AA is leaving standby passengers behind

    Updated: 5 min ago

    DALLAS (AP) — The head of the pilots' union says American Airlines is leaving thousands of standby passengers at the gate to make sure that flights depart on time. Dan Carey, president of the Allied Pilots Association, said Thursday that nearly 20,000 passengers were denied boarding...

  • Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info

    Updated: 8 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations , a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information as they expand their own online ad businesses. Those rules, not...

  • Judge rules Dominion's coal ash site pollutes Virginia water

    Updated: 39 min ago

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Arsenic is illegally flowing out of one of the sites where Virginia's biggest utility stores coal ash and polluting surrounding waters, a federal judge ruled Thursday. Though U.S. District Judge John Gibney Jr. found Dominion Virginia Power had violated federal...

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