Magnitude 5.8 earthquake rouses slumbering Montana residents

LINCOLN, Mont. (AP) — An earthquake strong enough to rouse sleeping residents more than 30 miles (48 kilometers) from its epicenter struck western Montana early Thursday. A magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit at 12:30 a.m. about 6 miles (9.7 kilometers) southeast of Lincoln,...

Authorities continue search after inmate's 2nd prison escape

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities continued to search Thursday for an inmate who has made his second escape from a maximum-security South Carolina prison, offering a reward for information leading to his capture. Officers with the Department of Corrections and state police...

Authorities continue search after inmate's 2nd prison escape

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities continued to search Thursday for an inmate who has made his second escape from a maximum-security South Carolina prison, offering a reward for information leading to his capture. Officers with the Department of Corrections and state police...

US trade deficit fell in May as exports hit 2-year high

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in May, and the politically sensitive trade gap with China also slid. The Commerce Department said Thursday that the U.S. deficit in the trade of goods and services fell 2.2 percent in May to a...

States sue over EPA's decision to keep pesticide on market

AP Photo/Pat Sullivan WASHINGTON (AP) — Several states want to join a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s decision to keep a widely used pesticide on the market, despite studies showing it can harm kids’ brains. Led by New York, the coalition of states...

Rex Tillerson in focus as Exxon investigation intensifies

AP Photo/Susan Walsh NEW YORK (AP) — “Wayne Tracker” cannot be forced to testify under oath. He does not exist. But the man who used the “Tracker” alias, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, can be questioned – and is increasingly expected to...

Music giant Jimmy Iovine in 'Defiant' alliance with Dr. Dre

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Defiant Ones,” a new HBO docuseries about two giants in the entertainment world, takes its title from a 1958 film classic about two prison escapees, one black and one white, who are shackled together as they make a break for freedom. Airing...

Tom Brady to offer secret to success in debut book

AP Photo/Darron Cummings NEW YORK (AP) — Five-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is adding the title of author to his resume. Simon & Schuster announced Thursday that it will publish the Patriots quarterback’s debut book in September. “The TB12 Method: How...

Device thought to be WWII-era bomb is actually time capsule

NEW YORK (AP) — Workers at a construction site dug up what first appeared to be an unexploded World War II-era bomb but turned out to be a time capsule from a nightclub that helped launch Madonna’s career. Police found the device Wednesday in the Flatiron section of...

Device thought to be WWII-era bomb is actually time capsule

NEW YORK (AP) — Workers at a construction site dug up what first appeared to be an unexploded World War II-era bomb but turned out to be a time capsule from a nightclub that helped launch Madonna’s career. Police found the device Wednesday in the Flatiron section of...