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Group Sues Feds for Delaying Bumblebee's Endangered Listing

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - An environmental group is suing the Trump administration for delaying an endangered-species designation for the rusty patched bumblebee. The Natural Resources Defense Council says the U.S. Department of Interior broke the law by postponing the…

U.S. Sees Steady Decline in New HIV Infections

NEW YORK (AP) - New calculations to better track HIV infections confirm that the United States is seeing a strong and steady decline. The number of new cases has been falling for years, but health officials wanted a clearer picture…

Walker Says He has No Problem with 'Safe' Refugees

MADISON (AP) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he has no problem with refugees coming into the state as long as they are "safe." Walker was asked Tuesday by reporters about the ongoing legal fight over President Donald Trump's travel…

Divided Wisconsin Supreme Court OKs Toxicology Report

MADISON (AP) - A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court has resolved a question over whether results of certain toxicology reports can be admitted at trial without having the author of the report testify in court. The court ruled 5-2 on Tuesday,…

Appellate Court Takes Up Brendan Dassey's Case

CHICAGO (AP) - A federal appeals court will consider the fate of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer." Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in the death of photographer Teresa Halbach…

2 North Dakota Students Killed, 1 Hurt, in Crash on I-94

GLYNDON, Minn. (AP) - Two North Dakota State University students are dead and a third is injured after a crash on a snow and icy interstate in Minnesota. The Minnesota State Patrol says 18-year-old Danie Thomssen of Fargo, and 19-year-old Carson…

Arby's Investigates Credit Card Security Breach

FOX NEWS - Hundreds of thousands of customers' credit and debit card information may have been stolen after it was discovered that malware had been installed on payment systems and cash registers at hundreds of Arby's restaurants in the U.S.…

U.S. Appeals Court Refuses to Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. The panel of three judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to block a…

Appeals Court: Decision on Trump Travel Ban Coming Thursday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court in San Francisco is set to issue its ruling in the legal fight over whether to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominately Muslim nations. The 9th U.S. Circuit…

Trump Blocks Listing Bumblebee as Endangered

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Federal officials have delayed the first-ever listing of a bee species in the continental U.S. as endangered, one day before it was to take effect. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said January 11, it…

Republicans Push for Carbon Tax to Fight Climate Change

WASHINGTON (AP) - A push by a group of senior Republican statesmen for a tax on carbon to help combat the effects of climate change is already meeting entrenched opposition from their own party. Former Secretary of State Jim Baker…

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