OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated on Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Republican-controlled House moved on Thursday to block President Barack Obama’s plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants, an election-year strike at the White House aimed at portraying Obama as a job killer.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state issued its first legal-marijuana business license on Wednesday, launching a new phase in the state’s ambitious effort to regulate a market that has been illegal for more than 75 years.
KIEV, Ukraine — Russian troops said to be 16,000 strong tightened their stranglehold on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula on Monday, openly defying the U.S. and the European Union and rattling world capitals and stock markets.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A freshwater channel that separates Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas is a premier Midwestern tourist attraction and a photographer’s delight, offering spectacular vistas of two Great Lakes, several islands and one of the...
RICHMOND, Va. — Proposed federal environmental guidelines released on Thursday would protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from offshore seismic testing aimed at sizing up oil and gas reserves from Delaware to Florida.
PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was holding a series of private meetings on Wednesday with opponents and proponents of legislation adding protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, a proposal that has...