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
By CHARLES WILSON and STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Drought and wildfire fears are snuffing out some Fourth of July festivities this year.
From Utah to Indiana, state and local governments are calling off annual fireworks displays out of fear
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Republicans in at least four states want to abandon an expansion of Medicaid in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, and more than a dozen other states are considering it in the wake of the Supreme Court
HOUSTON (AP) - The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. is down by seven this week to 1,959.
Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday that 1,421 rigs were exploring for oil and 534 for gas. Four
By TOBY STERLINGAP Business Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - Anheuser-Busch InBev agreed Friday to buy the half of Corona maker Grupo Modelo it doesn't already own for $20.1 billion in cash, in a deal that will greatly increase the size and dominance of the world's largest brewer
Idaho - Firefighters from the Idaho Panhandle district are battling wildfires in
the U.S. Forest service in North Idaho say around 120 firefighters stationed in
North Idaho have been deployed to fight the massive wildfires in Colorado,
By PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - Marathon swimmer Penny Palfrey powered through the Straits of Florida on Friday as she attempted a record 103-mile (166-kilometer) unassisted swim from Cuba to Florida that tests the limits of human endurance and the will of the high