- Yakama Nation students find success with prosthetics Updated: May-29-16 3:02 am
YAKIMA, Washington - In a building just outside the main Yakama Nation Tribal School, its MESA prosthetics team has turned a classroom into a workshop.
- Jackson public works director resigns Updated: May-28-16 6:13 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The head of the Jackson public works department has resigned, leaving an understaffed department and ongoing problems at its water treatment facilities.
- SC lawmakers agree to budget with 3.25 percent pay increase Updated: May-28-16 3:38 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Legislators have agreed to a roughly $7.5 billion spending plan that increases state employees' pay by 3.25 percent, puts $30 million into replenishing sand on South Carolina's beaches and provides local governments an additional $11 million.
- Federal government questions Alamosa airport subsidy Updated: May-28-16 3:31 pm
ALAMOSA, Colorado - The U.S. Department of Transportation is questioning why the Alamosa airport deserves a federal airline subsidy and wants the county to show why the rural area in southern Colorado needs help getting air service.
- Santo Domingo Pueblo begins housing project construction Updated: May-28-16 3:07 pm
SANTO DOMINGO PUEBLO, New Mexico - A Santo Domingo Pueblo housing project is intended to keep the Native American community connected with tradition while linking commuters to trains.
- Iowa woman ordered to pay restitution to Nebraska contractor Updated: May-28-16 1:51 pm
PAPILLION, Nebraska - A Des Moines woman convicted for smashing windows at a Nebraska defense contractor's building has been ordered to pay more than $4,000 for the damage.
- In Covington, saving the past one film strip at a time Updated: May-28-16 1:23 pm
COVINGTON, Kentucky - The basement of the 150-year-old Ice House in Covington is about the closest you can get to time travel.
- Huge transport plane waiting for cargo in La Crosse Updated: May-28-16 12:40 pm
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - One of the world's largest airplanes is sitting on the tarmac in La Crosse waiting for a giant load of cargo.
- 'Technical issue' cripples much of Swedish air traffic Updated: May-28-16 11:36 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Swedish officials say "a technical problem" is affecting air traffic control operations in Sweden - the second such issue in two weeks to hit the Scandinavian nation.
- Vermont joins neighbors in replacing 511 road info system Updated: May-28-16 9:38 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Agency of Transportation is replacing the 511 phone system that has been used to provide information to motorists.
- Pierre to repair sinkhole from corroded storm sewer pipe Updated: May-28-16 9:38 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Crews in Pierre plan to repair a sinkhole created by a corroded storm sewer pipe.
- NASA tries again to inflate new room at space station Updated: May-28-16 9:22 am
CAPE CANVERAL, Florida - NASA is trying once more to inflate a new experimental room at the International Space Station.
- Expecting worst, holiday travelers find fast airport lines Updated: May-28-16 2:36 am
ATLANTA - Fast moving airport security lines at the start of the Memorial Day weekend could bode well for return travelers Monday.
- Telescope company, foes agree on replacing hearing officer Updated: May-27-16 11:04 pm
HONOLULU - Opponents of a giant telescope and the nonprofit company that wants to build it on Mauna Kea agree on something: It's time for a new hearings officer to oversee proceedings for the project's construction permit.
- Road work scheduled on exit to Nebraska state parks Updated: May-27-16 7:50 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Visitors who use Interstate 80 to travel to Eugene T. Mahoney and Platte River state parks will encounter road construction at exit 426 this summer.
- State bridge worker pulled from Hood Canal identified Updated: May-27-16 7:35 pm
SHINE, Washington - Authorities have identified a state transportation worker who died after his pickup truck apparently breached a railing and went into the water off Hood Canal Bridge.
- Arch Coal gives up stake in Washington coal-export project Updated: May-27-16 6:47 pm
LONGVIEW, Washington - Arch Coal is giving up its stake in a joint venture to build a coal export port near Longview, Washington.
- NJ Transit: Engineer with DWI past not driving trains Updated: May-27-16 6:23 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - New Jersey Transit says an engineer who made headlines when a TV station revealed he had been driving trains while his motor vehicle license was suspended for repeated drunken driving is no longer driving locomotives.
- The Latest: Oklahoma Legislature adjourns regular session Updated: May-27-16 6:08 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Latest on Oklahoma lawmakers wrapping up their regular legislative session (all times local):
- Bridge fire temporarily shuts down rail traffic over Potomac Updated: May-27-16 5:16 pm
Capital fire officials say a blaze on a CSX bridge over the Potomac River has been extinguished and trains are running again after an hours-long delay on the only rail bridge linking the District of Columbia and Virginia.
- Iowa Indian burial site possibility stalls oil pipeline Updated: May-27-16 4:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The possibility of an American Indian burial site in northwest Iowa may require relocation of a crude oil pipeline route and delay the beginning of construction in Iowa, the only one of four states where work hasn't begun.
- Stocks rise to wrap up a strong week as banks move higher Updated: May-27-16 4:50 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks rose Friday to wrap up their strongest week in almost three months. Banks gained ground after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank intends to keep raising interest rates provided the economy continues to improve.
- Ulta Salon, FEI and Vanda Pharma rise while Terex slumps Updated: May-27-16 4:43 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:
- Biden calls for infrastructure investment in Rhode Island Updated: May-27-16 4:05 pm
EAST PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Vice President Joe Biden said Rhode Island needs to invest in its transportation infrastructure after touring a dilapidated highway bridge he joked is being held up by a children's toy.
- Md. closes drawbridge to cars as holiday weekend begins Updated: May-27-16 2:45 pm
BALTIMORE - Just as the Memorial Day weekend began, Maryland officials closed a Baltimore County drawbridge to vehicular traffic for emergency repairs.