- Judge temporarily halts fracking approvals in North Carolina Updated: May-20-15 4:39 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A judge has halted the approval of fracking operations in North Carolina until a higher court weighs in on the legality of the appointment of several boards that manage state resources and the environment.
- No breakthrough as Kerry meets Russia's Putin Updated: May-12-15 5:06 pm
SOCHI, Russia - The United States and Russia emerged Tuesday from their most extensive, high-level talks in years vowing closer cooperation on Ukraine and Syria but unable to point to any breakthrough or new approach to bridge the major differences separating the two powers.
- Ore. judge rules against teens in climate change lawsuit Updated: May-12-15 3:10 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - Two Oregon teenagers who sought to force state lawmakers to work harder on a plan to reduce carbon emissions and help stave off climate change have struck out a second time with a state judge.
- Court report raises conflict-of-interest concern in Ferguson Updated: May-11-15 9:01 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The lines separating government powers have been blurred among Ferguson's court staff, police and prosecutor, raising concerns about potential conflicts of interest, according to a report released Monday by Missouri's judiciary.