Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured 20 people and left one missing.
A massive high-tech, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other events while engaging multiple senses will break ground this summer in Las Vegas, officials announced Friday.
The Latest on the aftermath of a school bus crash with a dump truck in New Jersey (all times local): 7 a.m.
U.S. stocks indexes edged mostly lower in early trading Friday, adding to the market's modest losses from a day earlier.
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The House pressed ahead Friday toward a showdown vote on a bill that combines stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies popular in Republican-leaning farm country.
Michigan's two dominant utilities committed Friday to increase the power they produce from wind and other renewable sources to 25 percent by 2030 under pressure from billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer, who ended a ballot drive opposed by the electric providers in response.
A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway.
A school bus taking children on a field trip to a New Jersey historic site collided with a dump truck Thursday, ripping the bus apart and killing a teacher and student.
Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.
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The venture capitalist says bitcoin is the most secure currency right now and advises every day people to invest a little into the movement before it's too late.
American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns.
Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including a final one it was awaiting from China.
Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk says its first-quarter revenue increased by 30 percent to $9.3 billion, but also noted increased uncertainties due to geopolitical risks, trade tensions and other factors impacting freight rates, bunker prices and rate of exchange.
The chairwoman of the internal committee of Wynn Resorts looking into the sexual misconduct allegations leveled against the casino operator's founder says more than 100 people have been interviewed in the investigation.
The Latest on a court order involving the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (all times local): 6 p.m. Federal regulators are not immediately stopping work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, even though a federal appeals court invalidated a key permit for the project.
Environmental groups and the lead developer of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline were at odds Wednesday over what happens now that a federal appeals court has vacated a key permit for the multistate project.
Environmental groups are challenging the Trump administration's rejection of an Obama-era rule that would have required mining companies to prove they have enough money to clean up pollution.
Tim Draper thinks large countries will become less relevant and geographic borders will start to fall because of blockchain.