03/09/14 04:30 AM
TOKYO (AP) — Banging on drums and waving "Sayonara nukes" signs, thousands of people rallied in a Tokyo park and marched to Parliament on Sunday to demand an end to nuclear power ahead of the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster. Participants at the demonstration, one of several...
03/09/14 01:30 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China will tighten environmental legislation and force polluters to pay compensation following renewed blasts of toxic air, the country's top legislator said Sunday. Zhang Dejiang said in a report to the ceremonial legislature's annual session that businesses were responsible...
03/09/14 01:00 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian air force chief says radar indicates missing Boeing 777 may have turned back.
03/09/14 12:00 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane. There was still no...
03/08/14 11:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety officials say a team of experts is en route to Asia to be ready to assist in the investigation of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that disappeared with 239 people on board. The team includes accident investigators from National Transportation Safety Board, as...
By David M. Drucker | 03/08/14 06:37 PM
Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference presidential straw poll, a closely watched gauge of conservative activists’ preference ahead of the next White House campaign. The Kentucky Republican, in results announced Saturday evening, captured 31 percent of the vote from...
By David M. Drucker | 03/08/14 06:02 PM
An unlikely messenger on Saturday implored conservative activists to support the Republican candidate in the midterm elections even if they view that candidate as a RINO -- Republican in Name Only. In remarks that could have been delivered by moderate Republican or a member of the GOP...
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:58 PM
Four Central European nations are urging the United States to boost natural gas exports to Europe as a hedge against the possibility that Russia could cut off its supply of gas to Ukraine.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:55 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist are the headliners at this weekend's Gridiron dinner, a 129-year-old event that features political leaders and journalists poking fun at each other.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:52 PM
A south-central Idaho home-meal delivery service accused by state and federal officials in a lawsuit of overbilling Medicaid by nearly $900,000 is denying the allegations.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:49 PM
A state panel established to address recent rate increases for workers' compensation insurance in Delaware is continuing to look at ways to keep rates down.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:43 PM
A website that offers Illinois consumers more information about insurance costs could help address widespread confusion about choosing a plan on the government sites that are a cornerstone of President Obama's health care law.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:36 PM
Residents from across Cape Cod in Massachusetts are planning to converge on the Statehouse to call on Gov. Deval Patrick to help shut down the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:27 PM
The state of Alaska has sued current and former owners of a North Pole refinery, claiming both caused or failed to stop a chemical spill that has damaged soil and groundwater.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:25 PM
In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: Some Democratic activists are bristling over his administration's policies on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
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