- Baton Rouge plans $5.1M in repairs to airport parking garage Updated: May-02-16 4:10 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Weeks after the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport began charging higher parking fees, aviation leaders are preparing to move forward with garage repairs.
- Arkansas trucking set as first Pike industrial park tenant Updated: May-02-16 4:01 am
MCCOMB, Mississippi - A Pike County industrial park has gained an Arkansas trucking company as its first tenant.
- Derailment affects commuter train service into Washington Updated: May-02-16 3:46 am
WASHINGTON - The derailment of a CSX train in Washington, D.C. is forcing some commuters to find a different way to work.
- Seeking a high-tech solution to make firearms safer Updated: May-02-16 3:36 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path.
- Feds approve plan to build gas pipeline for power plant Updated: May-02-16 3:31 am
SHAMOKIN DAM, Pennsylvania - Federal officials have signed off on a plan to build a 34-mile pipeline through five central Pennsylvania counties that will carry natural gas to a power plant being built along the Susquehanna River.
- French leader says all new subs will be built in Australia Updated: May-02-16 1:19 am
CANBERRA, Australia - A new fleet of French-designed Australian submarines will be built in Australia on time and within budget, the French prime minister said on Monday.
- New science center at Vassar College Updated: May-02-16 12:38 am
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Vassar College has finished building its new science center.
- No commemorative postage stamp for Grand Teton National park Updated: May-01-16 8:24 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - The last in a series of stamps commemorating national parks has been selected, and Grand Teton National Park didn't make the cut.
- The Latest: Commuters to be impacted by train derailment Updated: May-01-16 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on a train derailment and hazardous material leak in Washington, D.C. (all times local):
- Work starting on US 23 bridge at Washtenaw-Livingston border Updated: May-01-16 5:08 pm
WHITMORE LAKE, Michigan - Work is set to begin Monday to rebuild a bridge over a major highway in southeastern Michigan that had to be torn down following a crash.
- FrontRunner train offers first Sunday service for air show Updated: May-01-16 4:39 pm
OGDEN, Utah - After eight years of taking a day off on Sunday, the FrontRunner train will help shuttle commuters to an air show at Hill Air Force Base on both weekend days next month.
- Fort Atkinson park tactical plan meeting set for May 11 Updated: May-01-16 4:38 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Local and state entities are calling for public input on a plan to develop Fort Atkinson State Historical Park into a Nebraska tourist destination.
- Michigan's Adventure seeks to link to public sewage system Updated: May-01-16 3:17 pm
MUSKEGON, Michigan - A western Michigan amusement park that last month received a permit allowing it to increase how much sewage it treats and releases into groundwater is now seeking to hook into a public system.
- Ohio county, city at odds over human waste disposal Updated: May-01-16 3:12 pm
CINCINNATI - A southwest Ohio county is at odds with Cincinnati officials over the disposal of solid human waste.
- Obama, first lady review library design proposals Updated: May-01-16 2:08 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is reviewing design proposals for his future presidential library from the seven architectural firms chosen as finalists.
- Kenya officials: Death toll of collapsed building up to 20 Updated: May-01-16 1:08 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan rescuers continued searching for survivors Sunday of a residential building in a low income area that collapsed Friday, as officials said the death toll has risen to 20 and 73 people remain missing.
- Tax receipts on farm machinery fall in agriculture slowdown Updated: May-01-16 12:34 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's sales tax collections on farm equipment have fallen from record highs in recent years as profits in the agriculture sector decline, a slide that has forced farmers to tighten budgets and caused sales slumps for machinery dealers.
- Iowa lawmakers put aside philosophical differences on budget Updated: May-01-16 11:14 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - To adjourn the legislative session, Iowa lawmakers had to settle disagreements over Planned Parenthood and state employee salaries that didn't amount to much money but represented deep philosophical differences between the two parties.
- Saudi Binladin Group employees set fire to buses in protest Updated: May-01-16 10:57 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Employees at the Saudi Binladin Group, a construction giant, have set fire to more than seven company buses in the latest protest by disgruntled staff over not being paid salaries for months and a large round of reported layoffs.
- Magnitude 3.5 earthquake rattles parts of northern Oklahoma Updated: May-01-16 10:17 am
FAIRVIEW, Oklahoma - An earthquake has shaken parts of northern Oklahoma.
- Amtrak Vermonter to offer carry-on bike service Updated: May-01-16 9:23 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont state officials have announced that the Amtrak Vermonter trains are launching a new service allowing bikes to be loaded onto trains.
- Watchdog looks to counter new chemical weapons threats Updated: May-01-16 5:57 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - With about 92 percent of the world's declared chemical weapons stockpiles destroyed, the watchdog agency overseeing the elimination of poison gas and nerve agents is looking now to counter emerging threats from extremist groups while still dealing with unfinished business in Syria.
- Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service animals Updated: Apr-30-16 9:03 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that existing and new drivers confirm they understand their legal obligations to transport riders with guide dogs or other service animals, an advocacy group announced Saturday.
- Officials: Collapsed Kenyan building had no occupancy permit Updated: Apr-30-16 3:34 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - A building that collapsed amid heavy rains in Nairobi, killing at least 12 people and injuring at least 134, did not have an occupancy permit, officials said Saturday as they ordered its owner to turn himself in.
- Bills borrowing for schools, roads meet crossover deadline Updated: Apr-30-16 11:44 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Bills to borrow money to repair South Carolina's crumbling roads and public schools are among those clearing Sunday's crossover deadline, while measures not likely to make it include those strengthening penalties for killing a K-9.