FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Joining other weather teams, government forecasters on Wednesday called for a slower-than-normal hurricane season, adding fuel to the debate over whether the 20-year era of tropical intensity is finally drawing to an end.
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press
May 27, 2015 12:09 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Drinking water for 117 million Americans will be protected under new rules shielding small streams, tributaries and wetlands from pollution and development, the Obama administration said Wednesday.
By DAVE KOLPACK and BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press
May 27, 2015 12:07 p.m.
BISMARCK, N.D. — An autopsy will determine if a man had drugs or alcohol in his system when he fatally shot one worker and injured a second before killing himself at a North Dakota Wal-Mart store, police said Wednesday.
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press
May 27, 2015 12:05 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Congress is wrestling over whether to renew the Patriot Act's bulk collection of phone records, but federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority for other valuable surveillance tools is also at risk.
OLYMPIA — Hours after investigators interviewed the Olympia police officer who wounded two men suspected of trying to steal beer, about 100 people demonstrated Tuesday evening outside the Olympia City Hall in response to the recent shooting.