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Court suspends key permits for planned Minnesota copper mine

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has suspended two key permits for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine ahead of a hearing next month

Trudeau can look to US politicians amid brownface…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau need only look to the United States for lessons on how to survive the furor over a photo of him in brownface at a costume party nearly two decades ago

The Latest: Hearing begins in California…

A preliminary hearing has begun in the case of a 20-year-old man accused of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue in April, killing a woman and injuring three other people

Hurricane rips roofs, cuts power in Bermuda, but…

Hurricane Humberto has blown off rooftops, toppled trees and knocked out power in the British Atlantic island of Bermuda

Next-generation F-35 fighter jets go to National Guard unit

The Vermont Air National Guard has taken delivery of the first two of what will become 20 F-35 fighter aircraft, the first guard unit to receive the next-generation fighter

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'Why I recover the bodies of the drowned'

Keith Cormican has travelled as far as Nepal to recover the bodies of drowning victims. A personal tragedy spurred him to do this.

North Carolina donor wants political bribery case dropped

Lawyers for the North Carolina insurance magnate charged with trying to bribe the state's top insurance regulator say the case should be dismissed because he was exercising his right to support elected officials who were responsive to constituents

Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier parks allow e-bikes

National Park Service officials say electric bicycles are now allowed in Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Glacier national parks, along with Wyoming's National Elk Refuge

US stock indexes edge higher as early rally loses…

U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in afternoon trading after an early rally lost some of its strength

Officer who guarded El Chapo's wife arrested in drug sting

A New York City police officer who moonlighted as a bodyguard for the wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been arrested in a drug sting

Interior Dept. Transferring Public Land For…

The 560 acres being transferred to the U.S. Army include parts of New Mexico, California and Arizona.

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Facebook CEO visits lawmakers amid push for tech…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers in Washington to discuss regulation of the tech industry, including the companies' collection of users' personal data on their platforms.

Former Indiana clinics searched after fetal…

Indiana authorities have searched two shuttered abortion clinics that were once operated by a late abortion doctor

Press freedom advocates troubled by suit against…

The former administrator for Iowa's third-largest city is suing the area's biggest newspaper, claiming that its coverage was unfair and cost him his job, in a case that has alarmed advocates for press freedom

Dominion planning large wind farm off Virginia…

Dominion Energy wants to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia coast

The Latest: Czech company: Our engine wasn't used…

A Czech company whose small jet engine is believed to have been used in a cruise missile that attacked a key Saudi Arabian oil installation says it was a low-quality copy, not their genuine product

Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market

Gun-maker Colt says it is suspending its civilian rifle production to concentrate on its military and police contracts

'This is about who holds power in this country'

Joanna Cherry SNP and Jolyon Maugham QC were booed by pro-Brexit demonstrators outside the Supreme Court.

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Trump says gun negotiations going 'very slowly'

President Donald Trump is pouring cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulates a draft plan on Capitol Hill to expand background checks

The Latest: F-35 fighter jets arrive at National Guard unit

The Vermont Air National Guard has taken delivery of the first two of what will become 20 F-35 fighter aircraft, the first guard unit to receive the next-generation fighter

Walmart CEO McMillon named Business Roundtable…

The Business Roundtable selects Walmart CEO Doug McMillon as its new chairman