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Plan to build 1st small US nuke reactors in Idaho advances

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:34am

A plan to build the nation's first small modular nuclear reactors to produce commercial power is a step closer.

Trucker charged in Indiana highway crash killing mom, 2 kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:22am

Prosecutors have filed reckless homicide charges against a Missouri truck driver for a highway construction zone crash in Indianapolis that killed a woman and her 18-month-old twin daughters.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump hypes stock gains for the less wealthy

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:06am

President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the facts when he says the rising stock market has largely benefited working-class Americans.

77.8M acres in Gulf of Mexico for August oil, gas lease sale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:01am

The federal government will offer 77.8 million acres (31.5 million hectares) in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration and development on Aug. 21.

Scuffles near Lebanon parliament before vote on budget

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:34am

Dozens of protesters have scuffled with Lebanese security guarding the country's parliament just as lawmakers met to vote on a controversial austerity budget.

House approves $15 minimum wage, Senate prospects are dim

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:33am

House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, but the bill has almost no chance in the Republican-controlled Senate.

The Latest: House OKs minimum wage hike, Senate chances dim

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:12am

The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times local):

The Latest: Shkreli lawyer disappointed by upheld conviction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:10am

The Latest on a federal appeals court upholding the securities fraud conviction against former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli (all times local):

House passes bill raising federal minimum wage to $15, but prospects are dim in Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:07am

House passes bill raising federal minimum wage to $15, but prospects are dim in Senate .

Circle K Mexico apologizes for "sexist" Secretary Day ad

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:05am

Circle K Mexico is apologizing for an ad on "Secretary Day" promoting a deal on chocolate, red wine and condoms.

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:04am

It may not be as famous as Japanese anime legend Studio Ghibli, but Kyoto Animation has many core fans and is known as a team of skilled animators that provides top-quality work for others and can produce its own hits, such as "Lucky Star," ''K-On!" and the "Haruhi Suzumiya" series.

The Latest: Iran shows seized fuel tanker matches UAE ship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:04am

The Latest on developments related to tensions between U.S and Iran (all times local):

Iran's Press TV shows video of seized foreign oil ship, showing it matches missing UAE-based vessel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:52am

Iran's Press TV shows video of seized foreign oil ship, showing it matches missing UAE-based vessel .

Rural Ohio county shows the impact of opioid influx

Angie Wang and John Minchillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:42am

The numbers are staggering: An average yearly total of 107 opioid pills per resident were distributed over a seven-year period in this rural county deep in Appalachia.

Financier Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in federal case alleging he sexually abused underage girls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:40am

Financier Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in federal case alleging he sexually abused underage girls.

The Latest: Politicians praise Jeffrey Epstein's bail ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:22am

The Latest on the sex trafficking charges against Jeffrey Epstein (all times local):

Authorities: Pharmaceutical distributor indicted for opioids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:01am

Federal authorities say a wholesale pharmaceutical distributor and others have been charged in Ohio with conspiring to distribute millions of painkiller pills.

Court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:51am

A federal appeals court upheld the securities fraud conviction against former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli, known as "Pharma Bro," on Thursday, along with a $7.3 million forfeiture of assets.

Facing Trump's tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

Paul Wiseman, Anne D'Innocenzio and Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:33am

Some are moving factories out of China. Others are strategically redesigning products. Some are seeking loopholes in trade law or even mislabeling where their goods originate — all with the goal of evading President Donald Trump's sweeping tariffs on goods from China.

Indexes sink; Netflix miss pulls down communications stocks

Damian J. Troise, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:28am

U.S. stocks edged lower in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday after Netflix reported a slump in new subscribers and dragged down communications companies.