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Pharmaceutical plant idled despite effort to save jobs

A West Virginia pharmaceutical plant that employed nearly 1,500 people has been idled despite a last-ditch attempt by labor and advocacy groups to keep...

Evacuations lifted as progress made against western fires

Firefighters in Oregon reported good progress in the battle against the nation’s largest wildfire, while authorities canceled evacuation orders near a major blaze in...

Smoke triggers pollution alerts in US West, Midwest

Air quality alerts were posted on Sunday for numerous areas of the U.S. West and Midwest as wildfire smoke continues to linger over much...

Man sentenced to 2 life terms in 2019 double murder, arson

A man prosecutors said baked and took cookies to the home of a 97-year-old bedridden woman before killing her and her adult son and...

Young TikTok star shot in California movie theater dies

A young TikTok star who had been on life support after being shot inside a Southern California movie theater has died ByThe Associated Press August 1,...

For US teen Buddhist lama, it’s faith, school, football

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. -- In most ways, Jalue Dorje is a typical American teen — he grew up in a suburb of Minneapolis, loving...

Police: 10 shot in Queens by 2 men who fled on mopeds

Police say at least 10 people were wounded when two men opened fire on a large crowd in the New York City borough of...

Heavy equipment, dredge rebuild Louisiana barrier island

Excavators, bulldozers and a dredge miles away from them are working on a $100 million project to enlarge a Louisiana barrier island By JANET McCONNAUGHEY...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2021. There are 152 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August...

I-40 bridge linking Arkansas, Tennessee re-opened

Authorities on Saturday night reopened the Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee that had been closed ever since a crack was discovered in...