Agency: No alert system at Texas facility damaged by fire

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal agency says a company that owns a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that burned for days in March didn't have an alert system in place to warn of releases from its t...

Experts say blackout in Argentina should have been limited

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As authorities in Argentina try to figure out why electricity surged on a transmission line and touched off a massive blackout covering three nations, experts say power ...

Countertops and rubber bands: US pursues obscure trade cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's high-profile trade offensives have grabbed headlines and rattled financial markets around the world. He's battling China over the industries of the future, s...

Texas petrochemical facility with March blaze has flash fire

DEER PARK, Texas (AP) — A company that owns a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that burned for days in March says it quickly extinguished a small fire that broke out at the facility during ...

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CEO apologizes for fire at Texas petrochemical tank facility

HOUSTON (AP) — The chief executive of a Houston-area petrochemical storage company has apologized more than a week after a fire erupted, causing school closures , an order for residents to stay indoor...

The Latest: Apple wins a round in iPhone patent dispute

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. International Trade Commission's findings in cases alleging Apple's iPhones infringed on technology owned by Qualcomm (all times local): 3...

Hundreds file claims in wake of Texas petrochemical fire

HOUSTON (AP) — An executive for the Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that was heavily damaged by fire says the company has received hundreds of compensation claims seeking lost wages and ot...

The Latest: Company says damaged gasoline tank stable

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on fire damage at a petrochemical storage facility that led to a partial closure of the Houston Ship Channel (all times local): 12:30 p.m. ...

The Latest: Vapors escaping amid concerns over flare-ups

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a fire that had been burning at a Texas petrochemical storage facility (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Authorities say it appears that the...

Cleanup begins at Texas petrochemicals facility

HOUSTON (AP) — Crews on Wednesday extinguished a fire that burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility and began cleaning up the site. International Terminals C...

The Latest: Cleanup begins at Texas petrochemicals facility

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a fire that had been burning at a Texas petrochemical storage facility (all times local): 11 a.m. Crews that extinguished a fire that b...

Officials: Air is safe near Houston-area petrochemical fire

Houston authorities on Tuesday assured residents that there were no measureable air-quality problems from a petrochemical plant fire despite a huge black plume of smoke that could be seen for miles. T...

Seavey to skip Iditarod for second straight year

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Dallas Seavey, the four-time Iditarod champion who skipped last year's race after being accused in a dog-doping scandal, will race again this year in Norway even though he has...