Norovirus at Olympics has officials scrambling, worried

Games organizers said 32 workers are in quarantine, including three foreigners.

  • Feb 7, 2018

A library without books? Universities purging dusty volumes

Faculty members who make their living in the stacks voiced outrage.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020

They say a Dec. 31 deadline to install technology known as positive train control is extendable.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigns amid sex-misconduct claims

Wynn has vehemently denied the allegations, which he attributes to a campaign led by his ex-wife.

  • Feb 7, 2018

House and Senate pursue spending deals as shutdown looms

Democrats have dropped their strategy of using the funding fight to extract concessions on immigration.

  • Feb 7, 2018

SpaceXs big new rocket blasts off, puts sports car in space

Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy became the most powerful rocket in use today.

On Trump’s desk: Dems’ classified memo on Russia probe

President Donald Trump will decide whether to allow the public to read it.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Trump orders Washington military parade, Pentagon says

He wants to “explore a celebration” to let Americans to show appreciation for the military.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Volatile Dow closes up 567 points after rocky day of trading

Money managers urge investors to keep calm and note that US and global economies remain strong.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Billions for headquarters? Not in my backyard, Amazon

One lawmaker sees the downside of winning, including unaffordable housing and traffic jams.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Woman prepares salad, sticks fork into 3-inch lizard

Her biologist friend believes she found a blue-bellied lizard from California.

  • Feb 6, 2018

NTSB: Sleeping disorder caused fatal 2016 train crash

The Trump administration in August reversed an Obama proposal to make sleep apnea testing mandatory.

  • Feb 6, 2018

A key part of the Earth’s ozone layer is failing to heal

And it’s a mystery to scientists.

  • Feb 6, 2018

White House chief: Dreamers not priority for deportation

He believes President Donald Trump wouldn’t extend “Dreamers” protections beyond March 5.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Texas house reported stolen was possibly repossessed

Investigators say a vacation home reported stolen by a Houston couple might have been repossessed and they’re likely victims of… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

House panel votes to release Democratic memo on Russia probe

The document now goes to the president, who has five days to decide whether to declassify it.

  • Feb 5, 2018

Robert Wagner ‘person of interest’ in Natalie Wood’s death

Investigators say they’re closer to understanding exactly how she died while nearly four decades ago.

  • Feb 5, 2018

Trump says Democrats not applauding him was ‘un-American’

In an Ohio speech, the president said: “Somebody said treasonous. Can we call that treason? Why not?”

  • Feb 5, 2018

Michigan family with 13 sons expecting next child in April

“I would love to have a girl, but I just don’t think it’s in the cards,” Jay Schwandt said.

  • Feb 5, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court won’t block Pennsylvania redistricting

Pennsylvania’s own high court had ruled that the map of congressional districts unfairly benefited the GOP.

  • Feb 5, 2018