Trump wants $1.5B over 10 years to revive US uranium mining

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration is asking Congress for $1.5 billion over 10 years to create a new national stockpile of U.S.-mined uranium, saying that propping up U.S. uranium producti...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2020. There are 326 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 9, 1943...

Graft trial told Malaysian ex-PM's wife was influential

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The wife of Malaysian ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak went on trial Wednesday for alleged corruption in the same courthouse as her husband, with a top prosecutor saying she...

Tesla stock is soaring. Madness or visionary investing?

DETROIT (AP) — Eight months after it seemed headed for the corporate junkyard, Tesla is now worth more than General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler combined, even though the Big Three together sell mor...

Telescope reveals details of sun's turbulent surface

NEW YORK (AP) — A telescope in Hawaii has produced its first images of the sun, revealing its turbulent gas surface in what scientists called unprecedented detail. They show the surf...

German government defends coal phase-out against critics

BERLIN (AP) — The German government approved a bill Wednesday that will codify the country's closure of coal-fired power stations, defending the plan against critics who say it's not ambitious enough....

Spacewalking astronauts close to fixing cosmic ray detector

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts worked to complete repairs to a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station on Saturday and give it new life. It w...

Downtown Tokyo's homeless fear removal ahead of Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Shelters made of cardboard start popping up in the basement of Tokyo's Shinjuku train station right before the shutters come down at 11 p.m., in corridors where “salarymen” rushing home a...

Business Highlights

___ Saudi crown prince's WhatsApp linked to Bezos phone hack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two U.N. human rights experts say the cellphone of Amazon founder an...

Tesla passes $100 billion, teeing up big payout for Musk

DETROIT (AP) — The meteoric rise of Tesla shares that pushed the company's value over $100 billion could turn into a supercharged payday for CEO Elon Musk. Stock in Tesla Inc. rose a...

AP Source: Akim Aliu signs with Czech league team

Former NHL forward Akim Aliu has signed in the Czech Extraliga for the remainder of the season, a person with direct knowledge of the move told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Aliu ...

Spacewalking astronauts tackle final battery improvements

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A pair of spacewalking astronauts tackled one last round of battery improvements outside the International Space Station on Monday. NASA's Jessica Meir a...

Reservations brace for winter storms amid slow recovery

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Snow blanketed the living room of Erna Shepard’s home the morning after a storm on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. “I’m going to freeze,...

No. 7 Aztecs own 'The Map' as nation's last undefeated team

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The No. 7 San Diego State Aztecs have “The Map” of the United States all to themselves. The solar system, too, it seems. SDSU (18-0, 7-0 Mountain W...

Bangladesh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — An island in Bangladesh that was regularly submerged during monsoon seasons is ready to house 100,000 Rohingya refugees, but no date has been announced to begin relocating peo...