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Mountain snows that feed Colorado River look good so far

DENVER (AP) — Snowpack in the mountains that feeds the Colorado River is slightly above the long-term average this winter — welcome news in the drought-stricken Southwest.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Navy launches carrier group powered partly by biofuels

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy is launching a carrier strike group to be powered partly by biofuels.

Officials are calling it a milestone toward easing the military's reliance on foreign oil.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Deadly clashes erupt between police, protesters in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Violent clashes between police and protesters erupted Wednesday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, leaving a man dead and two others wounded, officials said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Chinese state TV airs confession from detained Swede

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state television has aired a confession made in detention by a Swedish co-founder of a human rights group, who said he had trained and funded unlicensed lawyers in China to take on cases against the government "in clear violation of the law."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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US piles pressure on China to help with N. Korea sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat stepped up pressure on China on Wednesday to play a leading role in punishing North Korea for its recent nuclear test that raised worries about advancements in its bomb program.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Global stocks routed again as oil slide seems bottomless

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy stocks are leading another sell-off on Wall Street as the price of oil continues to plunge.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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6 dogs run into highway lanes following California car chase

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California Highway Patrol officers chased down six dogs that jumped from a Mercedes into highway lanes following a car chase.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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Johnson & Johnson to cut about 3,000 jobs in medical devices

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson expects to cut about 3,000 jobs over the next two years as the health care conglomerate works to restructure its medical devices business.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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