House votes to block Obama-era online privacy rule

00 WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such…

Trump, in break from other world leaders, digs in on coal

00 WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring an end to what he’s called “the war on coal,” President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that eliminates numerous restrictions on fossil fuel…

Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle fake account suit

00 NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without…

Former Pentagon chief Ash Carter returns to teach at Harvard

00 BOSTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter is the latest member of Barack Obama’s cabinet heading to the world of academia. Source: World Business

Selling water: Coke, Pepsi look to make water rain money

00 NEW YORK (AP) — Bottled water is starting to seem more like soda, and sometimes taste like it, too. Source: World Business

Energy chief Perry tours Yucca Mountain nuclear site

00 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured the site of a shuttered nuclear waste dump at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain on Monday, his first visit to a U.S.…

Trump creates office to bring business ideas to government

00 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is establishing a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business…

Q&A: Who'd gain from a Trump border wall? Hint: Not Mexico

00 LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a billionaire developer, Donald Trump built casinos, luxe condo towers and lush golf courses. Now, as president, Trump aims to develop perhaps his most…

Flow reduced in leaking underwater Alaska gas pipeline

00 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Natural gas spewing into Alaska’s Cook Inlet from a ruptured underwater pipeline has been reduced by about half after owners lowered pressure in the line. …

'Fearless Girl' statue opposite bull stays through February

00 NEW YORK (AP) — The globally popular statue of a young girl will keep staring down Wall Street’s famed “Charging Bull” through February 2018 instead of being removed this…