Kelly: No use of US military to enforce immigration

MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says there will be "no mass deportations" and "no use of military forces" in enforcing President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Thousands return home as flood waters recede in California

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of people evacuated from a flood in San Jose, California, returned home Thursday amid warnings to be careful about hygiene and handling food that may have come into contact with flood water.

  • Written by JANIE HAR , Associated Press

INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested

WASHINGTON (AP) — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade legislators across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY , Associated Press

Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault receives 50,000 new deposits

HELSINKI (AP) — Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in the world's largest repository built to safeguard against wars or natural disasters wiping out global food crops.

  • Written by MATTI HUUHTANEN , Associated Press

Emails show new EPA chief's cozy ties with fuel industry

WASHINGTON (AP) — When a summer thunderstorm knocked out power to Scott Pruitt's home three years ago, the then-attorney general of Oklahoma reached out to a lobbyist for American Electric Power.

  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER and ADAM KEALOHA CAUSEY , Associated Press