US health officials cancel climate conference; don't say why

AP Photo/David Goldman NEW YORK (AP) — The government’s top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn’t saying why publicly. But a co-sponsor was told by the Centers for Disease and Prevention that the agency...

Hawaii's Lanai Island dark after windstorm knocks out power

HONOLULU (AP) — The entire Hawaiian island of Lanai has not had electrical service since Saturday after strong winds snapped or damaged utility poles. The Maui Electric utility says Lanai’s 1,700 customers are still without power Monday. Crews are working to repair 19...

Marking Roe anniversary, abortion foes pin hopes on Trump

AP Photo/Evan Vucci TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Abortion opponents expressed optimism Monday that Donald Trump’s early months in office would advance their cause as hundreds converged on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion...

Colorado moves to eliminate black-market Internet pot ads

DENVER (AP) — Weed on Craigslist? It is widely for sale in Colorado, but legislation moving through the state Legislature aims to crack down on those who sell marijuana illegally using online ads. A bill approved unanimously by the state Senate on Monday would make it a...

US health officials cancel climate conference; don't say why

NEW YORK (AP) — The government’s top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn’t saying why publicly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Monday that it called off the conference last...

Teen suspect in school shooting to remain in custody

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old boy charged in a school shooting that injured two students will remain in custody at a juvenile detention center for now. A juvenile court judge on Monday granted the prosecutor’s request to continue the teenager’s detention....

What can mackerel and a volcano say about climate change?

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — What could an Indonesian volcanic eruption, a 200-year-old climate disaster and a surge in the consumption of mackerel tell us about today’s era of global warming? Quite a bit, researchers say. A group of scientists and academics with the...

Brimming toxic pit nears critical level after bird deaths

AP Photo/Matt Volz BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — It was an unusual and unfortunate confluence of events: A larger-than-normal number of geese was making a later-than-normal migration over Montana when a snowstorm blew in at the wrong time and sent them soaring to the wrong place. The...

2 suspects in custody in deadly San Antonio mall shooting

AP Photo/Eric Gay SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two suspects were taken into custody after a robbery inside a shopping mall ended in a shooting that left one man dead and several other people injured, San Antonio police said. Police Chief William McManus said the two suspects robbed a...

1 dead, multiple injured San Antonio shopping mall shooting

AP Photo/Eric Gay SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A robbery inside a San Antonio shopping mall ended with shots fired on Sunday, leaving one person who tried to intervene dead, three others shot and another two people taken to hospital with non-shooting injuries, police and fire...