Tribe files legal challenge to stall Dakota Access pipeline

AP Photo/James MacPherson CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Construction of the final segment of the Dakota Access pipeline has begun, and the full system should be operational within three months, the developer of the long-delayed project said Thursday, even as an American Indian...

Postal Service says it lost $200 million over holiday season

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday it lost $200 million during the year-end holiday season, despite a strong quarter of package shipping and expanded use of vote-by-mail in the November presidential election. The results also reflect continued erosion...

Scarlett Johansson, post breakup, resurfaces for a gala

NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson made a rare public appearance since news broke that she split with husband, Romain Dauriac. Johansson and fashion designer Donatella Versace were honored by amfAR on Wednesday in New York at their annual gala before New York Fashion Week....

Anthony Anderson of 'black-ish' hosts animal talk show

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — An ancient show-biz adage warns actors about working with children and animals. Anthony Anderson, the patriarch on ABC’s family comedy “black-ish,” breaks the second rule Friday with the premiere of a talk show on Animal Planet....

Tommy Hilfiger leans on model Gigi Hadid for new collection

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The thick fog hanging over Venice Beach did little to disrupt Tommy Hilfiger’s carnival-esque runway show co-created by and featuring supermodel Gigi Hadid. Hadid helped pick out the models, the music and the clothes for the TommyXGigi collection...

Stunt-driving school promises the thrill of screeching tires

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The tires on Jeremy Fry’s Crown Victoria screech as loud as the planes roaring overhead while he tears along the tarmac of a local airport. Whipping around traffic cones until the car starts to drift, he suddenly slides sideways into a parking...

A peek into Keanu Reeves' stunt training for 'John Wick 2'

AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu LOS ANGELES (AP) — To play a character rumored to have once killed three men in a bar with a pencil, Keanu Reeves went through three months of “John Wick boot camp”: intensive training in martial arts, gun work, fight choreography and...

Man Dies After Ohio Explosion; Parents Hurt In Rescue Effort

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Emergency responders say an apparent explosion and fire at a northeast Ohio apartment building left an 18-year-old man dead and his parents badly burned after they tried to rescue him. The Medina (meh-DY’-nuh) County fire chief tells WJW-TV that the...

Too much self-tanning lotion? Orange gator puzzles residents

HANAHAN, S.C. (AP) — No one seems to know why there’s an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston. Residents joke the gator used too much self-tanning lotion. Or maybe it’s a fan of the Clemson Tigers, who are known for their orange colors. Residents living...

Turkey detains 4 IS suspects, seizes 24 suicide attack belts

In this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 photo provided by the Gaziantep Governor’s Office, packs of explosives and other material are pictured, in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. Police detained four Islamic State group suspects who were allegedly planning to...