- 4 arrested in slaying of Honduran environmental activist Updated: May-02-16 6:00 pm
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - Honduran authorities arrested four people Monday in the killing of environmental activist Berta Caceres, including an active duty army officer and three men who worked for a hydroelectric project she opposed.
- Texas A&M spending $150 million for new research campus Updated: May-02-16 5:59 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Texas A&M University System is developing a new research and development campus near its flagship College Station campus to focus on evolving technologies like driverless cars, robotics and materials to fix the country's eroding infrastructure and train people how to use them.
- Enbridge predicts $62M in fines, penalties tied to oil spill Updated: May-02-16 5:52 pm
MARSHALL, Michigan - A pipeline company says it expects $62 million in fines and penalties related to a 2010 Michigan oil spill.
- State senator's name would grace street, but it's illegal Updated: May-02-16 5:49 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Democratic state senator's name would grace a rebuilt street under a public construction bill released Monday - an illegal honor that one Republican lawmaker says reeks of political favoritism.
- DOJ: South Dakota long-term care system violates federal law Updated: May-02-16 5:40 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - South Dakota's unnecessary reliance on nursing facilities to serve people with disabilities isolates those residents from their communities and violates federal law, according to the findings of a U.S. Department of Justice investigation released Monday.
- The Latest: Amtrak also affected by CSX derailment Updated: May-02-16 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the CSX train derailment in Washington, D.C. (all times local):
- Tesla offers distribution center but bill appears doubtful Updated: May-02-16 5:33 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A last-minute offer by electric carmaker Tesla Motors to open a regional distribution center in Connecticut may not be enough to persuade lawmakers to pass a bill allowing the company to sell its vehicles directly to consumers.
- Derailment affects commuter train service into Washington Updated: May-02-16 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON - A total of 16 cars were involved in a freight train derailment in the nation's capital over the weekend, CSX said Monday, not the 15 previously reported.
- Bovine TB found in southeastern Indiana beef cattle herd Updated: May-02-16 5:26 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana officials say a beef cattle herd in southeastern Indiana will be destroyed after the disease was found in six steers at a Pennsylvania slaughterhouse.
- NC lawmaker sued as farm workers claim some wages unpaid Updated: May-02-16 5:23 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Seven Mexican farm laborers are suing a North Carolina legislator, claiming they weren't paid wages due from working on the lawmaker's crops.
- Drug maker to pay Nebraska $1.48 million in settlement Updated: May-02-16 5:14 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska will receive $1.48 million from a pharmaceutical company to settle allegations that the drug maker knowingly underpaid rebates owned to the Nebraska's Medicaid drug rebate program.
- Sports Authority plans to sell assets Updated: May-02-16 5:14 pm
NEW YORK - Sports Authority will sell some or all of its assets rather than trying to reorganize under bankruptcy protection.
- Good news, bad news for New Hampshire's low unemployment Updated: May-02-16 5:11 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - There's good news and bad news for New Hampshire's low unemployment rate: It's the second-lowest in the country, but it's creating a problem for some companies that want to hire and can't find the skilled workers they need.
- Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis, what it means for muni bonds Updated: May-02-16 5:11 pm
NEW YORK - Puerto Rico's worsening debt crisis is dimming the economic outlook for the U.S. territory and putting pressure on Congress to help resolve the situation but it is having little effect on the market for municipal bonds and most investors.
- Moda Health leaving Alaska individual health market in 2017 Updated: May-02-16 5:02 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - One of the two companies offering individual health insurance policies for Alaskans announced Monday that it will not be participating in that market next year.
- Anadarko Petroleum reports 1Q loss Updated: May-02-16 4:53 pm
THE WOODLANDS, Texas - Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) on Monday reported a loss of $1.03 billion in its first quarter.
- Parties ask to revisit AEP, FirstEnergy deals in Ohio Updated: May-02-16 4:40 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Energy and environmental groups are among those asking Ohio regulators to reconsider two deals that allow utility companies to impose short-term rate increases to subsidize some older coal-fired and nuclear power plants.
- Grocery store owner pleads guilty in food stamp scheme Updated: May-02-16 4:39 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a Philadelphia man has admitted stealing more than $1.2 million through a food stamp scheme.
- Halliburton and Apollo Education trade higher, Baidu skids Updated: May-02-16 4:37 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:
- Christie vetoes bill supporting windmills off Atlantic City Updated: May-02-16 4:36 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill supporting a proposed windmill farm off the coast of Atlantic City.
- Deal highlights pay raises, new construction in state budget Updated: May-02-16 4:29 pm
ATLANTA - Thousands of state employees will receive pay raises under a state budget Gov. Nathan Deal is set to sign Tuesday.
- Halliburton, Baker Hughes eye future after merger scuttled Updated: May-02-16 4:25 pm
DALLAS - Halliburton and Baker Hughes, whose planned merger is the latest big deal to be shot down by antitrust regulators, now must pick up the pieces and shore up their companies during a severe slump in oil and gas drilling.
- Bird flu quarantine lifted at last of 10 Indiana farms Updated: May-02-16 4:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The last remaining quarantine imposed last winter on southwestern Indiana poultry farms swept by a bird flu outbreak has been lifted, a step officials hope prompts nations that banned poultry imports from the state or entire U.S. to end those sanctions.
- Markets Right Now: U.S. stock indexes post solid gains Updated: May-02-16 4:08 pm
NEW YORK - The latest on global financial markets (all times local):
- Study: 7 of 10 most profitable US hospitals are nonprofits Updated: May-02-16 4:05 pm
CHICAGO - Seven of the 10 most profitable U.S. hospitals are nonprofits, according to new research, including one in Urbana, Illinois, where hospital tax exemptions are headed for a contentious court battle that soon could determine whether medical facilities are paying their fair share of taxes.