GAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Significant amounts of natural gas on federal lands are being wasted, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each year and adding to harmful greenhouse gas emissions, a congressional investigation has found.

  • Written by HOPE YEN, Associated Press

Fed Chair Yellen says stock market prices 'quite high'


WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday described stock market valuations as high and said the central bank was carefully monitoring their impact on financial stability.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

SpaceX capsule soars with dummy in 1st test of crew escape


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX chalked up another big test flight Wednesday, firing a capsule into the air to try out its new, super-streamlined launch escape system for astronauts.

  • Written by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer