SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The U.S. Department of Energy is abandoning a test meant to determine whether nuclear waste can be buried far underground because of changes in budget priorities, the agency said Tuesday.
FLANDREAU, S.D. — A man on trial for his alleged role in a marijuana grow room on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation testified Tuesday that he had visited the facility just three times, as prosecutors tried to tie him to day-to-day management of the operation.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island House of Representatives has passed legislation that would deregulate the business of African-style hair braiding, which practitioners say is a cultural tradition and art form that shouldn't be subject to cosmetology rules.
NEW YORK — A New Jersey high school senior and another person mowed down by a driver on a Times Square sidewalk were released from hospitals Tuesday, but five other victims are still hospitalized, school and hospital officials said.
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge Tuesday agreed to reconsider his ruling blocking President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit co-operation with U.S. immigration authorities.
A team from the international chemical weapons watchdog found exposure "to sarin or a sarin-like substance" in samples from an April 4 attack in northern Syria that killed over 90 people and now wants to visit the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun, a senior U.N. official said Tuesday.