FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2005, file photo, tourist Chris Farthing from Suffolks County, England, takes a picture of the Chaco Canyon ruins while visiting the park in Chaco Canyon, N.M. A group of archaeologists and professors is expected Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, to release a report on the potential effects of increased oil and gas development in an expansive region surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park. The UNESCO World Heritage Site has become a flash point as environmentalists and tribal leaders look to curb drilling in the San Juan Basin. (AP Photo/Jeff Geissler, File)
September 22, 2017 - 6:04 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Archaeologists, professors and other researchers on Friday called for more protections of an expansive area surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park, saying increased oil and gas development has the potential to destroy parts of the landscape that could provide a...
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September 22, 2017 - 5:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the House's tax-writing committee is putting forward legislation to give temporary tax relief to victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The bill proposed Friday by Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, would ease requirements...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, construction continues on a new curve along California's Interstate 5, as it approaches the border with Tijuana, Mexico, in San Diego. The San Diego to Tijuana border crossing, busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The weekend border closure is to allow for the removal of a large metal canopy spanning over all the southbound lanes into Mexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 22, 2017 - 5:12 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The closure between San Diego and Tijuana for work on a $741 million expansion project presents a monumental headache for border businesses,...
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September 22, 2017 - 4:58 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The variety of documents that federal prosecutors have demanded from the two utilities involved in a failed nuclear power plant project in South Carolina could offer some hints about what investigators are focusing on in their probe. Federal authorities are seeking all...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, solar tech Joshua Valdez, left, and senior plant managerTim Wisdom walk past solar panels at a Pacific Gas and Electric Solar Plant, in Dixon, Calif. Cheap solar panels imported from China and other countries have led to a boom in the U.S. solar industry, where rooftop and other installations have surged 10-fold since 2011. But two U.S. solar manufacturing companies say the flood of imports has led one to bankruptcy and forced the other to lay off three-quarters of its workforce. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
September 22, 2017 - 4:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, a U.S. trade commission ruled Friday, raising the possibility of the Trump administration imposing tariffs that could double the price of solar panels from abroad...
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September 22, 2017 - 4:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: GrubHub Inc., down $1.82 to $51.69 Competition for the online food ordering service got tougher after Amazon teamed up with ordering interface company Olo. CarMax Inc., up $5.35 to $74.19 The used car retailer's quarterly...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe walks to his seat at a luncheon with President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. From left, Vice President Mike Pence, Abe, Trump, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 22, 2017 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war? As with much that has transpired lately in the U.S.-North Korea nuclear crisis, no one can be sure where this would...
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California Gov. Jerry Brown, right, speaks at new conference after signing an agreement on climate change in Quebec City, Canada, on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, center look on. Brown noted that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump may not have an agenda of fighting climate change, but that is why it is important for subnational governments to move forward. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 22, 2017 - 3:58 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Friday expanded its market for buying and trading permits to emit greenhouse gases to include the Canadian province of Ontario. The market is the centerpiece of California's cap-and-trade program, which aims to reduce carbon pollution over time by capping...
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September 22, 2017 - 3:49 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Holy hometown, Batman! A highly anticipated Batman comic book series will have some locations that might look familiar to Maine residents. The Portland Press Herald reports Portland City Hall, Old Port's cobblestone streets and various red brick buildings will be a part of...
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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 22, 2017 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A chief sponsor of the teetering Senate Republican drive to erase the Obama health care law says he's not giving up, even though Sen. John McCain has dealt the effort a near-fatal blow. South Carolina GOP Sen...
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