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Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the West will close this year as planned after a Navajo Nation company ended its long-shot bid Friday to acquire it.

Local officials say 26 killed, 28 injured in China bus fire

BEIJING — A fire on a tour bus travelling along a highway in central China has left 26 people dead and as many as 30 injured, local authorities reported Saturday.
Republicans ask to stay order blocking lame-duck laws

Republicans ask to stay order blocking lame-duck laws

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans asked an appeals court Friday to immediately reinstate GOP-backed laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov.
Michigan deal bars LGBT discrimination in state adoptions

Michigan deal bars LGBT discrimination in state adoptions

LANSING, Mich. — Faith-based adoption agencies that are paid by the state of Michigan will no longer be able to turn away LGBT couples or individuals because of religious objections under a legal settlement announced Friday.
'Brace ourselves': Cyclone death toll tops 600 in Africa

'Brace ourselves': Cyclone death toll tops 600 in Africa

BEIRA, Mozambique — With the flooding easing in parts of cyclone-stricken Mozambique on Friday, fears are rising that the waters could yield up many more bodies.
A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe

A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe

MOSCOW — An investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into an elaborate Russian operation that sought to meddle in the 2016 U.S.
The Latest: Texas AG sues company over chemical plant fire

The Latest: Texas AG sues company over chemical plant fire

HOUSTON — The Latest on a fire that had been burning at a Texas petrochemical storage facility (all times local): 5:30 p.m.
Treasury grants further relief on IRS withholding penalties

Treasury grants further relief on IRS withholding penalties

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department announced Friday that it is expanding again the relief it grants taxpayers who had too little in income taxes withheld from their paychecks in the first year of a sweeping tax overhaul.
Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe, delivers report

Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe, delivers report

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's family and resulted in criminal char
Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe, delivers report

Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe, delivers report

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's family and resulted in criminal char