Priest donates to miners affected by Blackjewel bankruptcy

HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — A priest in Kentucky handed out more than $20,000 on Monday to miners who are struggling to pay bills after the coal company they work for filed for bankruptcy protection. ...

Trump escapes blame for ethanol policy hurting corn farmers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Midwest farmers and their Republican elected officials rarely miss a chance to shower President Donald Trump with praise when he takes actions they believe help agriculture, bu...

US considers temporary halt to North Korea sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. may lift U.N. Security Council sanctions against North Korea for a limited period of time in an attempt to make a breakthrough in failing denuclearization negotiations...

Miners worried about pay during Blackjewel coal bankruptcy

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Some Virginia miners for the coal company Blackjewel LLC say their paychecks are bouncing and they remain out of work as the company goes through bankruptcy proceedings. ...

Board approves air pollution permit for wood pellet plant

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi environmental regulators have approved an air pollution permit for what could be the largest wood pellet plant in the world, despite objections from environmental gro...

NTSB takes over investigation of Bahamas helicopter crash

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. officials have taken over the investigation of a Bahamas helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline and six other people. National Transporta...

Trump raises eyebrows in promoting his environment record

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promoting what he is calling his administration's "environmental leadership" despite its sweeping rollbacks of landmark environmental and public health prot...

Think globally, power locally: Hydro plants serve neighbors

WALKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Eat locally. Shop locally. Generate locally? Some electricity customers in New York's Hudson Valley support hydropower harnessed from running water close to home...

Investigators recover helicopter that crashed in Bahamas

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — Accident investigators in the Bahamas say they've recovered the helicopter that crashed off the coast of a remote private island on July 4. Seven Americans died i...

Experts warn of climate change's impact on Chesapeake Bay

CONOWINGO, Md. (AP) — When the Conowingo Dam opened to fanfare nearly a century ago, the massive wall of concrete and steel began its job of harnessing water power in northern Maryland. It also quietl...

Seized North Korean ship sought for American student's death

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship in a bid to collect a multimillion-dollar judgment in the American college student's death. ...

Investigators search for clues in Bahamas chopper crash

Accident investigators in the Bahamas are conducting underwater surveying and mapping of the site of a helicopter crash that killed West Virginia coal magnate Chris Cline and six other people. ...

Business Highlights

___ US adds solid 224,000 jobs, making Fed rate cut less certain WASHINGTON (AP) — The strength of the jobs report the government issued Friday could complicate a d...

The Latest: Bahamas police were told Cline was on helicopter

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The Latest on a helicopter crash that killed seven people in the Bahamas (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Police in the Bahamas say the bodies of...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A Hindu holy man smokes as he waits to register for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine in Jammu, India, an arduous trek to an icy Himalayan cave. In other images from the A...