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Coal CEO expected Trump help, but administration said no

Associated Press News - 3 hours 53 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision contrary to what one coal executive said the president personally promised him....

Civil War lessons often depend on where the classroom is

Associated Press News - 3 hours 56 min ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Civil War lessons taught to American students often depend on where the classroom is, with schools presenting accounts of the conflict that vary from state to state and even district to district....

Vanishing kelp: Warm ocean takes toll on undersea forests

Associated Press News - 4 hours 34 min ago
APPLEDORE ISLAND, Maine (AP) -- When diving in the Gulf of Maine a few years back, Jennifer Dijkstra expected to be swimming through a flowing kelp forest that had long served as a nursery and food for juvenile fish and lobster....

Passenger: Train moving 'super-fast' before crash injures 42

Associated Press News - 5 hours 9 min ago
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- A regional rail train crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday morning, injuring dozens of passengers and the train's operator, a regional rail spokeswoman said....

Posers or terrorists? Deaths put spotlight on neo-Nazi group

Associated Press News - 8 hours 57 min ago
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The friendship of the four young roommates - though cemented in the dark trappings of an obscure neo-Nazi group called Atomwaffen Division - never seemed destined for bloodshed....

The Latest: Car strikes 2 women watching eclipse, 1 dies

Associated Press News - 9 hours 21 min ago
The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT):...

Denver soon to license pot clubs, but few may open

Associated Press News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:47
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado's largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation's first legal marijuana clubs....

Confederate flags in NYC window met with rocks, suit, tarp

Associated Press News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:24
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Confederate flags had been in a Manhattan apartment window for over a year. And then, in a matter of days last week, they were met with hurled rocks, a punched-out window, a tarp hung over them and legal action....

Trump returns to Arizona _ and a chaotic political landscape

Associated Press News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 22:24
PHOENIX (AP) -- Donald Trump was just a few weeks into his candidacy in 2015 when he came to Phoenix for a speech that ended up being a bigger moment in his campaign than most people realized at the time....

Anger over rally violence boils over in Charlottesville

Associated Press News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 21:58
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Anger boiled over at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent chaos, with some residents screaming and cursing at councilors Monday night and calling for their resignations....