Former Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has likely failed in his efforts to block the proposed closure of several coal-fired power plants in Indiana
The former head of a drug distributor has been indicted on what federal prosecutors say are the first-ever criminal charges against a drug company executive stemming from the opioid crisis
A Republican state lawmaker from Washington is striking back at critics who say he should resign for appearing to support spying on political opponents
2020 US Olympic men's and women's gymnastics team trials heading to St. Louis, a sign the organization is optimistic it will retain its role as national governing body for the sport amid fallout from Larry Nassar scandal
Teenage climate-change activist Greta Thunberg has accused adults of stealing young people's future as she met senior British politicians at Parliament
Most players for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs live in hotels or apartments during the season, but one of their minor league pitchers has chosen to live in a self-built 104-square-foot tiny house this summer
Angela Merkel's office says the German chancellor has called Ukraine's president-elect to congratulate him, saying the vote gives him "a strong mandate."
Attorneys for two Florida massage parlor employees plan to ask a judge to hold police and prosecutors responsible for the possible unauthorized release of video that they say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex
Pennsylvania's new official amphibian is a slimy, 2-foot-long salamander that needs clean streams to thrive
Slovenia's liberal prime minister, whose government has kept an anti-immigrant party at bay in the small nation, says the European Union must undertake pro-active leadership to counter a populist surge and the mounting influence of Russia and China
The Ohio hospital system where an intensive care doctor is accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients is settling three of the resulting wrongful-death lawsuits
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