- Russian helicopter crashes in Siberia, killing 10 Updated: Nov-26-15 3:13 am
MOSCOW - A Russian helicopter carrying oil workers has crashed in eastern Siberia, and officials say 10 of the 25 people on board were killed.
- Asian stocks rise on expectations for Europe stimulus Updated: Nov-25-15 11:23 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - Asian stocks were higher Thursday on expectations for additional European Central Bank stimulus as jitters about tensions between Russia and Turkey faded.
- Coal railroad plans on hold due to mine permitting delays Updated: Nov-25-15 7:17 pm
HELENA, Montana - Plans to build a $400 million railroad to haul coal from a proposed mine on the Montana-Wyoming border were put on indefinite hold Wednesday because of delays in obtaining a mining permit and a weakening coal market, officials said.
- Travelers take to the roads and the skies for Thanksgiving Updated: Nov-25-15 7:11 pm
LOS ANGELES - The big Thanksgiving getaway went into full swing Wednesday with drivers delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years and many airline passengers undaunted by terrorism fears and long lines at security checkpoints.
- Native Americans in Louisiana swamps seek tribal recognition Updated: Nov-25-15 5:36 pm
LAFITTE, Louisiana - Giovanni R. Santini has done just about all he could to prove he's an American Indian over the decades he's lived in his Louisiana bayou town - even fighting with his fists to defend his bloodline with the Houma tribe.
- How to make sure your green home upgrades pay off Updated: Nov-25-15 4:34 pm
Investing in making your home more energy efficient can help the environment, lower your utility bills and possibly help you fetch a higher sale price.
- Second tiny fuel leak found at Richland nuclear plant Updated: Nov-25-15 4:12 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - A leak the size of a pinhole has been discovered in a second fuel rod at Energy Northwest's nuclear power plant near Richland.
- Signs of steady US economy: Rising pay and solid job market Updated: Nov-25-15 3:57 pm
WASHINGTON - Americans' pay is up, fewer people need unemployment aid, more are buying new homes and business spending is rebounding.
- Correction: Cannabis Oil-Obstacles story Updated: Nov-25-15 2:51 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - In a story Nov. 22 about efforts to make cannabis oil available to treat epilepsy in Missouri, The Associated Press erroneously reported that neurosurgeons can certify patients to receive the oil. Only Neurologists can do so.
- Oil companies lose trans-Alaska pipeline case Updated: Nov-25-15 11:54 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A federal agency has barred the oil company owners of the trans-Alaska pipeline from charging higher fees for moving oil after they mismanaged a project that lasted years longer and cost millions more than anticipated.
- Ukraine stops buying Russian gas, closes airspace Updated: Nov-25-15 11:41 am
MOSCOW - Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated Wednesday as Ukraine decided to stop buying Russian natural gas - hoping to rely on supplies from other countries - and closed its airspace to its eastern neighbor.
- Lithuania leads way in reducing Russia's clout in energy Updated: Nov-25-15 11:36 am
KLAIPEDA, Lithuania - Andrius Petraitis watches the flickering blue flame on his cooker and sighs with relief. This winter, he won't have to worry about supplies of gas for heating or cooking.
- Spanish renewable energy firm in bankruptcy protection steps Updated: Nov-25-15 11:01 am
MADRID - Spanish renewable energy and engineering giant Abengoa says it has begun bankruptcy protection proceedings in a bid to avoid what could be one of the country's largest insolvencies.
- UN official: Further progress made in Cyprus peace talks Updated: Nov-25-15 10:31 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus have made further progress and the island's rival leaders are confident remaining issues can be resolved soon, a U.N. envoy said Wednesday.
- Another $48M taken from roadwork, steered to plug deficit Updated: Nov-25-15 10:25 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Despite criticism, Gov. Bobby Jindal has taken $48 million that would have been used on roads and bridges and used it instead to plug this year's budget deficit.
- Federal judge grants trial delay in BP oil spill fraud case Updated: Nov-25-15 9:47 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A federal judge has agreed to delay until Feb. 1 the BP fraud case against San Antonio attorney Mikal Watts and six others.
- Williston sets deadline for elimination of oil crew camps Updated: Nov-25-15 8:51 am
WILLISTON, North Dakota - Williston's City Commission has set a July 1 deadline for the elimination of oil field crew camps within city limits, but the issue still might not be resolved.
- Alaska buys out company's interest in gas pipeline project Updated: Nov-24-15 7:29 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker announced Tuesday the completion of the state's acquisition of TransCanada Corp.'s interest in a major gas project Alaska is pursuing, calling it an historic day.
- Utility plans to mask awful odor from uncontrolled gas leak Updated: Nov-24-15 7:06 pm
LOS ANGELES - A utility trying to stop a monthlong leak at a massive natural gas storage facility near a Los Angeles neighborhood said Tuesday it planned to use a mist to mask the sickening stench as work continues - possibly for three more months - to plug the well.
- Better batteries to beat global warming: A race against time Updated: Nov-24-15 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON - One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.
- Straub to buy Revel power plant, end litigation Updated: Nov-24-15 6:28 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Developer Glenn Straub, utilities and a bank reached a deal Tuesday that removes a major obstacle to the reopening of Atlantic City's former Revel casino.
- Thanksgiving travel 2015: Cheap gas but fears of terrorism Updated: Nov-24-15 5:41 pm
LOS ANGELES - That other Thanksgiving tradition - congested highways and jammed airports - is getting underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.
- Jury heads into holiday without verdict in ex-coal CEO trial Updated: Nov-24-15 5:33 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Jurors are heading into a holiday break without a verdict in the trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
- Vivint Solar loses bid for non-regulated status decision Updated: Nov-24-15 5:25 pm
DOVER, Delaware - One of the nation's largest installers of residential solar energy systems has failed to win a guarantee that it would not be regulated as a public utility or electric supplier if it does business in Delaware.
- Gasoline prices in Oklahoma averaging $1.85 per gallon Updated: Nov-24-15 4:54 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The average price for a gallon of gasoline in Oklahoma now stands at $1.85 heading into the Thanksgiving holiday.