Cost caps sought for Georgia nuclear project to move forward

The nation's only major nuclear power plant under construction appears to still be alive after the owners voted to push forward despite another multibillion-dollar cost overrun
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The Latest: Georgia nuclear plant gets tentative up vote

The nation's only major nuclear power plant under construction appears to still be alive after the owners voted to push forward despite another multibillion-dollar cost overrun
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Judge restores protections for grizzly bears, blocking hunts

A U.S. judge has restored federal protections to grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains and blocked the first hunts planned for the animals in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades
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Duke says its data show no harm from flooded coal ash dump

Duke Energy said Monday that results from water samples collected downstream of a flooded North Carolina coal ash dump show no negative impacts to the Cape Fear River
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Alaska man charged with murder in 10-year-old girl's slaying

An Alaska man has been charged with killing a 10-year-old girl who went missing for more than a week before her body was found near a remote Native village
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Georgia nuclear project continues, but cost controls sought

The nation's only major nuclear power plant under construction appears to still be alive after the owners voted to push forward despite another multibillion-dollar cost overrun
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Dallas police officer who shot neighbor fired by department

Dallas police say a white officer who fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment has been fired
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The Latest: Judge inclined to toss Trump defamation claim

A federal judge appears inclined to toss out a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump by porn actress Stormy Daniels
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Trump leads aggressive, all-out GOP drive to save Kavanaugh

Republicans are mounting a combative, coordinated drive to salvage Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination
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Appeals court sides with North Dakota in voter ID dispute

A federal appeals court has blocked a lower court ruling expanding the kinds of proof of identity that voters can use in North Dakota elections
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GOP lawmaker declines to resign, won't serve another term

Despite Republican leaders calling on Washington lawmaker Rep. Matt Manweller to resign in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations, Manweller says he will finish his term but will resign if re-elected
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Appeals court reverses Tennessee coal ash cleanup order

A federal appellate panel has overturned an order that the nation's largest public utility must unearth and remove a Tennessee power plant's coal ash
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Colorado school district to pay $11.5M to sex crime victims

A suburban Denver school district has agreed to an $11.5 million settlement after a middle school teacher acknowledged having inappropriate sexual contact with several students
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Ex-Virginia Tech student's gun arrest case dismissed

A case against a former Virginia Tech student accused of illegally possessing an assault weapon has been dismissed
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Archbishop: Maryland AG investigating records in abuse probe

Maryland's attorney general is delving into records of the Baltimore archdiocese as part of an investigation into child sex abuse accusations
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Sex offender faces court in case of 2 Arizona girls killed

A convicted sex offender will appear in a Tucson court for the first time to face charges in the deaths of two Arizona girls
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The Latest: Georgia nuclear plant gets the go ahead vote

The nation's only major nuclear power plant under construction appears to still be alive after the owners voted to push forward despite another multibillion-dollar cost overrun
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Officials in Vegas air info in 2016 police chokehold death

A public airing of information about the death last year of an unarmed 40-year-old man at the hands of a Las Vegas police officer failed to satisfy the man's mother, who called the proceeding a cover-up of a criminal act
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Wisconsin DOJ investigating ex-DA over date requests

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is investigating a retired county prosecutor over date requests he allegedly made to women who had cases in his county
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Inmate: Hoehn suggested cutting out baby over abortion

A former jail inmate says the man on trial in the death of a pregnant North Dakota woman advised him that he should have cut a baby out of his girlfriend rather than have her get an abortion
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The Latest: Kavanaugh: I've never sexually assaulted anyone

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he's never sexually assaulted anyone
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Event to celebrate renovations for Luna Pier Lighthouse

An event will be held to celebrate revitalization efforts to a pier and scheduled renovations to the Luna Pier Lighthouse in southeastern Michigan's Monroe County
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School bus lands on side in crash; minor injuries reported

Officials say some minor injuries were reported after a school bus carrying children ran over an embankment in a construction zone in western Pennsylvania and landed on its side
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High-speed rail project sees temporary leadership change

California's high-speed rail authority is temporarily getting new leadership
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State website upgrade to help find lost, abandoned property

Michigan's Treasury office is introducing a new website to help people claim lost or abandoned property
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The Latest: Trump cites 'very good experiences' with France

President Donald Trump is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly
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The Latest: Zinke says public lands not going to oil, gas

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke dismissed the notion that he's giving away public lands to oil and gas during a visit to at Zion National Park where he drew attention to the maintenance backlog at national parks
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Jury finds Tennessee cemetery mostly to blame

Jury finds Tennessee cemetery mostly responsible for failing to meet obligations to families whose loved ones' bodies were mishandled
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The Latest: Collins: 2nd accuser should testify under oath

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in college should be interviewed under oath
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Hawley defends duck boat lawsuit in latest court filing

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is defending his lawsuit against the operators of a duck boat that sank in July, killing 17 people
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