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Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go.

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 August 2014

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Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of electric cars.

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 August 2014

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Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 August 2014

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Obama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 August 2014

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Housing group: 20 years to rebuild Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 August 2014

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Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico is making a big effort to stop the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants. But it is unclear for how long federal officials will keep up the raids.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 August 2014

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Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 August 2014

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Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 August 2014

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