- US stocks end modestly lower Updated: May-28-15 4:14 pm
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are ending modestly lower following a sell-off in the Chinese market and concerns about an approaching deadline for Greece to make a debt payment.
- Mining company reaches tentative agreement with union Updated: May-28-15 3:20 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Montana's largest mining company announced a tentative labor agreement with about 900 workers on Thursday, setting up a vote next week by union members bitter over recent pay raises for some executives.
- 12 schemes outlined by prosecutors in soccer indictment Updated: May-27-15 10:42 pm
The indictment of soccer officials and marketing and TV executives Wednesday alleges 12 schemes:
- Steel Dynamics idles 2 Iron Range operations, cuts 200 jobs Updated: May-26-15 3:50 pm
HOYT LAKES, Minnesota - More layoffs were announced Tuesday on northern Minnesota's Iron Range, this time at Mesabi Nugget in Hoyt Lakes and Mining Resources in Chisholm.
- Life works out for Del. fitness instructor Updated: May-25-15 9:04 am
LEWES, Delaware - Cassandra Parker isn't a 55-year-old fitness instructor.
- Kenai Christian academy graduates 1 senior Updated: May-24-15 4:57 pm
KENAI, Alaska - Wings Christian Academy, based in Kenai's Immanuel Baptist Church, held a graduation ceremony for Tyler Ophus, its sole departing senior.
- BLM preserving cabin where author 'slept it off' Updated: May-24-15 3:09 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Tucked away in a copse of pine on a hill overlooking the steady hum of Interstate 90 is a small relic of local history - a rustic 12-by-12-foot log cabin that was reportedly used by author and artist Will James.
- New improv group aims to put smiles on people's faces Updated: May-24-15 10:58 am
HOLDREGE, Nebraska - On a typical day after the bell rings, the halls of Holdrege High School are quiet.
- Ohio family finally learns how brother died in Vietnam Updated: May-24-15 10:50 am
OTTAWA, Ohio - On Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8 took humans to the moon for the first time, and the Dickman family buried their son. David Dickman was killed in the Vietnam War, and for 47 years, an Army form letter provided the only scant information they had about his death. And then in 2005, a phone call delivered two gifts, of information, and of friendship.
- Poncho & Lefty's food truck drives a fresh bargain Updated: May-23-15 10:35 am
BECKLEY, West Virginia - Hardy, hardworking Mountaineers value freedom so much that lawmakers have appropriated state residents' liberation, in Latin, as the state motto.
- Prosecutors: Professor offered China data on US-made device Updated: May-22-15 12:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The chairman of Temple University's physics department schemed to provide U.S. technology secrets to China in exchange for prestigious appointments for himself, federal authorities said in charging him with four counts of wire fraud.
- Director named for Confucius Institute at Northern State Updated: May-22-15 10:34 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - Northern State University has named a director for its new Confucius Institute.
- Repairs wrapping up for Galveston Arts Center to return home Updated: May-21-15 5:47 pm
GALVESTON, Texas - For more than 30 years, the Galveston Arts Center was housed in the heart of downtown on The Strand.
- Grain higher, livestock mixed Updated: May-21-15 10:58 am
CHICAGO - Grain futures were higher Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
- EXCHANGE: Outdoor therapy proves crucial for wounded vets Updated: May-21-15 7:16 am
WHITTINGTON, Illinois - It was a chilly April morning. The crappie weren't cooperative, but Sgt. Matthew Taylor of Fort Campbell was undeterred.
- After starting with 13, Victory Christian Academy grows Updated: May-20-15 9:36 am
VALPARAISO, Indiana - Natalie Eichelberg, of Valparaiso, looked on with pride as her preschooler, Elliana Eichelberg, received an award for having read several books over the last few weeks.
- 'Murbles' inventor to visit West Virginia to host tournament Updated: May-17-15 1:53 pm
PIPESTEM, West Virginia - Look out, West Virginia; the Murble man is coming to visit.
- Family adjusts to 'new normal' after vehicle accident Updated: May-16-15 2:31 pm
MARTELL, Nebraska - Alex McKiernan walks with his 5-year-old daughter at his side and she asks: "Papa, can I be your cane?"
- Students give boost needed for new education program Updated: May-16-15 12:22 pm
KEARNEY, Nebraska - When participants in the Youth Engaged in Leading Phelps program were challenged to identify and pursue a project, several Bertrand and Loomis sophomores got busy.
- Researchers making big strides with Cheyenne supercomputer Updated: May-16-15 10:17 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - To see it in operation, "glamorous" probably isn't the right word to describe the Yellowstone supercomputer, with its dozens of rows of Spartan servers humming away day and night.
- US producer prices fall in April; food, energy costs drop Updated: May-14-15 9:30 am
WASHINGTON - A sharp drop in the cost of gasoline and food pushed down overall U.S. producer prices in April.
- Dakotas lead in production of nearly a dozen commodities Updated: May-13-15 2:28 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The latest rankings from the federal Agriculture Department show that the Dakotas lead the nation in the production of nearly a dozen farm commodities.
- Egg, turkey meat prices begin to rise as bird flu spreads Updated: May-12-15 6:21 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Prices for eggs and turkey meat are rising as an outbreak of bird flu in the Midwest claims an increasing number of chickens and turkeys. Market experts say grocery stores and wholesalers are trying to stock up on eggs, but there's no need to worry about having enough turkeys for Thanksgiving.
- Puppy will become guardian angel for diabetic girl Updated: May-11-15 12:56 pm
BEAVER FALLS, Pennsylvania - She had the pick of the litter. She chose the littlest one.
- The Block offers new option for food, wine lovers Updated: May-10-15 12:31 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Almost everyone who walked by the open floor-to-ceiling folding doors at 201 Capitol St. paused to gaze inside.