4 Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident identified

4 Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident identified

Officials say a tour bus has crashed near a national park in southern Utah, killing at least four people.

Area 51 events mostly peaceful; thousands in Nevada desert

Area 51 events mostly peaceful; thousands in Nevada desert

About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada _ at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens _ and one person was arrested.

GM electric car push could mean fewer and lower paying jobs

GM electric car push could mean fewer and lower paying jobs

General Motors' transition from gas-powered vehicles to an all-electric future is becoming an issue in contract talks aimed at ending a six-day-old strike by union workers that has paralyzed the company's factories.

Fifth death linked to storm that walloped Houston area

Fifth death linked to storm that walloped Houston area

Authorities in Texas have attributed a fifth death to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which caused widespread flooding in southeastern Texas and parts of Louisiana.

US police assess rise in threat tips after 3 mass killings

US police assess rise in threat tips after 3 mass killings

A big rise in mass shooting tips poses challenge for police after gunmen kill 34 in California, Ohio and Texas.

Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action

Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action

Fresh off a climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders are at the United Nations to demand radical action to fight climate change.

Goodbye, Three Mile Island: Remaining reactor shuts down

Goodbye, Three Mile Island: Remaining reactor shuts down

The money-losing Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident, has been shut down by its energy giant owner.

Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM's birthplace

Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM's birthplace

Picketing auto workers have surrounded the massive General Motors complex for nearly a week in Flint, the automaker's birthplace.

Gorsuch says US Supreme Court not split on partisan lines

Gorsuch says US Supreme Court not split on partisan lines

A U.S. Supreme Court justice says the conventional wisdom that the court is split along partisan lines based on the political views of the president that appointed each justice is false.

The Latest: Man suspected of shooting Chicago cop captured

The Latest: Man suspected of shooting Chicago cop captured

Authorities say a man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer overnight is the bicyclist suspected of shooting a woman in broad daylight near downtown earlier this week.

Pastafarian pastor leads prayer at Alaska government meeting

Pastafarian pastor leads prayer at Alaska government meeting

A pastor wearing a spaghetti strainer on his head delivered the opening invocation at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting Tuesday.

Milwaukee zoo visitors get first glimpse of red panda cub

Milwaukee zoo visitors get first glimpse of red panda cub

Milwaukee County Zoo debuts second red panda cub, Kiki, born in June.

Patient records found at shuttered Indiana abortion clinics

Patient records found at shuttered Indiana abortion clinics

Indiana's attorney general says thousands of patient medical records have been found at three shuttered Indiana abortion clinics operated by a late abortion doctor whose Illinois garage was found to contain more than 2,200 sets of preserved fetal remains.

Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 dead

Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 dead

The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in homes.

Q&A: Climate activist Greta Thunberg on global strikes

Q&A: Climate activist Greta Thunberg on global strikes

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg says she's overwhelmed by the Friday climate strike movement she spearheaded.

23 states sue Trump to keep California's auto emission rules

23 states sue Trump to keep California's auto emission rules

Twenty-three states have sued to stop the Trump administration from revoking California's authority to set emission standards for cars and trucks.

NYPD commander who took Son of Sam's confession dies at 99

NYPD commander who took Son of Sam's confession dies at 99

The police official who led New York City's manhunt for the "Son of Sam" killer has died at age 99.

Storm-scarred Texas coast picks up after lmelda's deluge

Storm-scarred Texas coast picks up after lmelda's deluge

Tropical Storm Imelda has presented another test of catastrophic weather for an already storm-scarred stretch of Gulf Coast, and like past ones, the response hasn't escape second-guessing.

Climate change will grab globe's focus with summit, strikes

Climate change will grab globe's focus with summit, strikes

You are going to hear a lot about the problem of climate change over the next week with strikes, summits and reports.

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained

No one knows what to expect, but people are preparing for "Storm Area 51" in the remote Nevada desert.

NASA manager casts doubt on 2024 moon landing by astronauts

NASA manager casts doubt on 2024 moon landing by astronauts

A top NASA manager is casting doubt on the space agency's ability to land astronauts on the moon by 2024.

'Middle of the herd' no more: Amazon tackles climate change

'Middle of the herd' no more: Amazon tackles climate change

Amazon vowed Thursday to cut emissions and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly.

Feds propose major habitat protections for killer whales

Feds propose major habitat protections for killer whales

U.S. protections for the waters that a group of endangered orcas call home could soon expand beyond the Seattle area to encompass much of the West Coast.

Women leave Montana town over border agency lawsuit backlash

Women leave Montana town over border agency lawsuit backlash

A woman who is suing the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol after being questioned for speaking Spanish in a convenience store says the backlash has forced them to leave their small Montana city.

Judge mulls bid to curb power to split families at border

Judge mulls bid to curb power to split families at border

A federal judge said he was struggling with a request to more narrowly define what behavior justifies separating children from their parents at the border after complaints that the Trump administration was abusing its discretionary powers.