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US raises forecast for summer gasoline prices

Gasoline for that summer road trip will cost a bit more than experts in the federal government were expecting just a month ago. The government is also predicting higher crude prices, as higher U.S. production is offset by declines elsewhere. The Energy Information Administration on Tuesday estimated that U.S. oil production will hit a record […]

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US to make 30,000 more visas available for seasonal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration is making 30,000 more temporary visas available for seasonal work through the end of September. According to a copy of the rule obtained by The Associated Press, only those foreign workers who have held such visas over the last three fiscal years are eligible. Typically the work involves picking […]

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A healthy baby boy for Prince Harry and Meghan

A beaming Prince Harry says he and his wife Meghan have a healthy baby boy. Harry says he’s “incredibly proud” of his wife after she gave birth early Monday morning. The baby weighs 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and palace officials say he was born at 5:26 a.m. Monday. The infant, now the seventh in line […]

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US dispatches aircraft carrier over unspecified Iran threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is dispatching an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East following “clear indications” that Iran and its proxy forces were preparing to possibly attack U.S. forces in the region, a defense official told The Associated Press. At the White House, national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday […]

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Michael Cohen heads to prison in Trump hush-money scheme

PHOTO: Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen testifies before the House Oversight Committee, Photo Date: 2/27/19 (Image License Photo: PBS / YouTube) NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump ex-lawyer and fixer is due to start a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on Trump’s behalf. Michael Cohen […]

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No deaths as plane carrying US military crashes into river

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – A chartered jet carrying 143 people from the U.S. military base in Cuba tried to land in a thunderstorm and ended up in the river at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Authorities said everyone on board emerged without critical injuries, lining up on the wings and waiting to be rescued. The Boeing […]

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UK climate panel sets big goals: less meat, drive electric

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. should effectively eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 by rapidly adopting policies that will change everything from the way people heat their homes to what they eat, an independent committee that advises the British government on climate change recommended Thursday. A report from the Committee on Climate Change said the […]

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Barr questioning comes amid report of Mueller frustration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr will face lawmakers’ questions for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report and amid new revelations Mueller expressed frustration to Barr about how the report’s findings were being portrayed. The Senate hearing promises to be a dramatic showdown as Barr defends his actions before Democrats who […]

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North Carolina university issues alert on apparent shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina university has issued an alert for students to remain in a safe location following reports of an apparent shooting. UNC Charlotte issued a campus lockdown on Tuesday after reports that shots had been fired. Aerial shots from local television news outlets showed police officers running toward a building, […]

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Mexican man traps himself in hole dug to spy on his ex

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A man in northern Mexico had to be rescued after he accidentally trapped himself in a hole that he dug so he could spy on his former girlfriend in violation of a court order to stay away from her, authorities said Sunday. The Sonora state attorney general’s office said the 50-year-old […]

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Blaze breaks out in forest that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

LONDON (AP) — British firefighters are tackling a blaze in the woodland that inspired “Winnie-the-Pooh.” East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service says its crews were called Sunday evening to a blaze in southern England’s Ashdown Forest, inspiration for the 100 Acre Wood in A.A. Milne’s children’s stories. The fire service says the blaze, which covers […]

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Death penalty trial set for dad charged with killing 5 kids

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin in the death penalty trial of a father who police said killed his five young children in their South Carolina home. Authorities say after 37-year-old Timothy Jones Jr. killed his children, ages 8, 7, 6, 2 and 1, in their Lexington home in August 2014, […]

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