Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota still not cleaned up

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Three years and three months later, a massive oil spill in North Dakota still isn't fully cleaned up. The company responsible hasn't even set a date for completion.

  • Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press

Buses resume taking remaining civilians, rebels from Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) — A fragile cease-fire was back on in Syria on Monday, as buses resumed evacuating those still remaining in eastern Aleppo following days of delays, and others departed with the sick and wounded from two rebel-besieged Shiite villages in the country's north.

  • Written by BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press

McCain sees Russia hacking as threat, at odds with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is the business titan who has spoken appreciatively of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Republican Sen. John McCain is the tough-talking national security hawk who warns that Russian interference in the U.S. election threatens to "destroy democracy."

  • Written by LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press

Medicare outpatients risk higher bills for some procedures

WASHINGTON (AP) — You pay less for outpatient treatment than for a hospital admission, right? Not necessarily in the topsy-turvy world of Medicare billing, according to a government report.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

China says it will give drone back, but Trump says 'keep it'

BEIJING (AP) — China says its military seized a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater glider in the South China Sea, but that it will give it back. President-elect Donald Trump, however, says the Chinese government should be told "we don't want the drone they stole back" and "let them keep it!"

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press