By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Federal regulators proposed a $3.7 million civil penalty Monday against the Canadian owner of a pipeline that ruptured in 2010, dumping more than 800,000 gallons of oil into a southwestern Michigan river
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A group of 30 Chinese fishermen sued ConocoPhillips in U.S. federal court on Monday, claiming their livelihoods have been greatly impacted by two oil spills last year from the company's offshore drilling operations in
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - State officials say a new mobile application allows travelers to use their smartphones to obtain information about New Mexico road conditions.
The Department of Transportation says the app can help motorists learn about highway closures or
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Negotiators from the United States and eight other Pacific Rim countries opened a round of talks Monday aimed at producing one of the most ambitious trade deals in decades amid criticism that the deliberations are shrouded in
By E. EDUARDO CASTILLOAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The apparent victor of Mexico's presidential race, Enrique Pena Nieto, struggled Monday with the sticky bonds of his party's notorious past, the limitation of his election mandate and an opponent who refused to
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The president of Mexico's formerly long-ruling party says all polls "irreversibly" show that the Institutional Revolutionary Party will return to presidency after 12 years out of office.
Joaquin Coldwell says PRI candidate Enrique Pena
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - In choppy water under blue sky off Bellingham, Wash., a Shell Oil crew on Monday lowered a "capping stack" 200 feet in the water and put it through maneuvers with underwater robots connected by cable to operators on the
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - In New Mexico, Tomasita Maestas says she will pick the presidential candidate who has the best plan to fix education and the economy.
In Arizona, Mexican immigrant Carlos Gomez backs Republican Mitt
By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and KATHERINE CORCORANAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's old guard sailed back into power after a 12-year hiatus Sunday as the official preliminary vote count handed a victory to Enrique Pena Nieto, whose party was long accused of ruling the