DENVER — U.S. prosecutors have declined to pursue criminal charges against an employee of the Environmental Protection Agency over a massive mine wastewater spill that fouled rivers in three states, a federal watchdog agency said.
SAN FRANCISCO — With public clamour growing for the release of footage from Donald Trump's reign on "The Apprentice," entertainment giant MGM said Wednesday that it owns the reality TV show, not the program's executive producer Mark Burnett, and could not un
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A transgender woman who robbed a bank in an attempt to be sent back to prison expressed a change in heart, and a sympathetic judge sentenced her Wednesday to six years in a federal women's prison, far less than the 20 years she could have gotten.
BERLIN — Relief about the capture of a young Syrian suspected of preparing a bomb attack in Germany this week gave way to frustration after he strangled himself in his jail cell, dashing authorities' hopes of gaining intelligence about the man's alleged links to the Islamic State group.
INDIO, Calif. — A California gang member pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges in the killing of two Palm Springs police officers in what authorities called an ambush during a domestic dispute call.
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials last month kept a key interest rate unchanged but saw the decision as a "close call." Many believed that the case for a rate hike had strengthened in recent months.