- Sunday hard liquor sales OK'd in Huron despite opposition Updated: Sep-01-15 7:58 am
HURON, South Dakota - Residents of Huron will soon be able to buy hard liquor on Sundays.
- Schedule changed for Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry Updated: Sep-01-15 7:25 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Transportation department officials in North Carolina say they've been forced to change the schedule for the ferry that operates between Southport and Fort Fisher.
- World markets drop after bleak Chinese industry report Updated: Sep-01-15 7:25 am
TOKYO - Global stock markets fell sharply Tuesday and Wall Street was set to open lower as gloomy economic data from China and Japan augured further uncertainty for investors after a brutal August.
- Farm fire causes $1.7M in damage Updated: Sep-01-15 6:52 am
UPPER BERN, Pennsylvania - Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a Pennsylvania chicken farm fire in which 70,000 birds were saved.
- Catamaran operator charged with speeding on Hudson River Updated: Sep-01-15 6:32 am
YONKERS, New York - The operator of a 30-foot catamaran is accused of leading police on a 100 mph chase from the Tappan Zee Bridge to Yonkers.
- 2 Anderson County charities low on food Updated: Sep-01-15 6:26 am
ANDERSON, South Carolina - Two charities that provide food to the poor in Anderson County say they are running low on supplies.
- Family Circle Cup becomes Volvo Cars Open Updated: Sep-01-15 5:48 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - South Carolina's longtime Women's Tennis Association event is getting a new name.
- Appeals court sends oil lease dispute back to Montana judge Updated: Sep-01-15 5:43 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A federal appeals court has revived a bid by environmentalists to block drilling on some public lands in Montana until the government looks more closely at climate change impacts.
- Hungary shuts down rail traffic for westward-bound migrants Updated: Sep-01-15 5:37 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary suspended all rail traffic Tuesday from its main terminal in Budapest and cleared the train station of hundreds of migrants trying to board trains for Austria and Germany - the hoped-for end destinations in their flight from turmoil in the Mideast and Asia.
- Wobbly euro economy may get bigger push from central bank Updated: Sep-01-15 5:28 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - When is a trillion euros not enough? Could be soon, in Europe's shaky economy.
- Report: Kansas crops making progress as fall harvest nears Updated: Sep-01-15 5:07 am
WICHITA, Kansas - The latest government progress report on Kansas crops shows more crops maturing as fall harvest nears.
- American anti-dolphin-hunt activist arrested in Japan Updated: Sep-01-15 4:46 am
TOKYO - Former "Flipper" trainer Ric O'Barry was arrested for not carrying his passport while in Japan to protest a dolphin hunt due to begin this week.
- Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska Updated: Sep-01-15 4:41 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn't dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees fleeing in droves as conflict breaks out across the globe.
- Ga. DOT to pause interstate construction for holiday weekend Updated: Sep-01-15 4:07 am
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to get many of its construction crews out of the way of drivers hitting the road for Labor Day weekend.
- Justice Dept. seeks to shut tax prep business in Durant Updated: Sep-01-15 4:05 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The U.S. Justice Department is trying to shut down a tax preparation business in central Mississippi, saying the woman who runs it has filed more than $1 million of false claims for refundable credits on behalf of clients since 2010.
- Public meeting to be held on passenger-only ferry service Updated: Sep-01-15 4:02 am
HATTERAS, North Carolina - The N.C. Department of Transportation is holding the second of two public meetings about the possibility of passenger-only ferry service between Hatteras and Ocracoke.
- Vermont Gas proposes 3 percent rate decrease Updated: Sep-01-15 3:29 am
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont Gas Systems has proposed a 3 percent rate decrease that would lower costs for the company's customers.
- Chemical mix at Ohio water treatment facility hospitalizes 4 Updated: Sep-01-15 3:22 am
NORTH CANTON, Ohio - Officials say four people were hospitalized after an accidental mix of chemicals was reported at a northeast Ohio water treatment facility.
- Saratoga raceway marks progress in $34M hotel project Updated: Sep-01-15 3:05 am
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - The Saratoga Casino and Raceway is marking a milestone in the construction of its $34 million hotel.
- Va. county to hear from residents on 'fracking' rules Updated: Sep-01-15 2:34 am
KING GEORGE, Virginia - King George County residents will have the opportunity at a hearing to speak out on a hotly debated form of natural gas drilling.
- Unstable antenna atop Trump tower closes streets in Toronto Updated: Sep-01-15 12:04 am
TORONTO - Police have closed off a number of blocks in Toronto's downtown financial district because of an unstable antenna on the Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto.
- Man pleads not guilty to cutting trees from Montana refuge Updated: Aug-31-15 11:52 pm
BUTTE, Montana - A man accused of illegally cutting down 52 Douglas fir trees from the Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Montana has pleaded not guilty to theft of government property.
- NextEra defends plans, commits to Hawaii energy goals Updated: Aug-31-15 11:31 pm
HONOLULU - Florida-based company NextEra Energy is defending its plans to acquire Hawaiian Electric, saying that it is committed to Hawaii's renewable energy goals.
- Chemical factory explodes in eastern China, killing 1 Updated: Aug-31-15 11:13 pm
BEIJING - A chemical factory exploded in eastern China, killing one person, a state-run local news website reported Tuesday, nearly three weeks after massive chemical warehouse explosions in the country exposed lax enforcement of safety regulations.
- Milwaukee funding for new Bucks arena goes before public Updated: Aug-31-15 9:26 pm
MILWAUKEE - The public's first opportunity to formally comment on part of a $500 million funding plan to build a new Milwaukee Bucks arena attracted an overflow crowd Monday evening, with one group questioning how the city has enough money to help pay for the project but not neighborhood or school investments.