• Russia rejects $60-a-barrel cap on its oil, warns of cutoffs

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian authorities rejected a price cap on the country’s oil set by Ukraine’s Western supporters and threatened Saturday to stop supplying the nations that endorsed it.

    Updated: 10:28 am

  • EXPLAINER: Can Ukraine pay for war without wrecking economy?

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Even as Ukraine celebrates recent battlefield victories, its government faces a looming challenge on the financial front: how to pay the enormous cost of the war effort without triggering out-of-control price spikes for ordinary people or piling up debt that could hamper postwar reconstruction.

  • Nevada toad in geothermal power fight gets endangered status

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A tiny Nevada toad at the center of a legal battle over a geothermal power project has officially been declared an endangered species, after U.S. wildlife officials temporarily listed it on a rarely used emergency basis last spring.

  • Pentagon debuts its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider

    PALMDALE , Calif. (AP) — America’s newest nuclear stealth bomber made its debut Friday after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon’s answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China.

  • EU tentatively backs $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Group of Seven nations and Australia agreed Friday to adopt a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil, acting shortly after the European Union reached unanimous agreement on the same price earlier in the day.

  • How major US stock indexes fared Friday 12/2/2022

    Worries about inflation weighed on Wall Street, leaving major indexes mixed after another bumpy day of trading.

  • Panel picks finalists for New Mexico regulatory commission

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s governor will have nine candidates to choose from as she fills a powerful regulatory commission that oversees utility rates and will help chart the state’s course toward more renewable energy development.

  • FBI director raises national security concerns about TikTok

    WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray is raising national security concerns about TikTok, warning Friday that control of the popular video sharing app is in the hands of a Chinese government “that doesn’t share our values.”

  • Prosecutor: Evidence shows Trump ‘explicitly’ OK’d tax fraud

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, it wasn’t a last-minute smoking gun but a prosecutor insisting that evidence shows Donald Trump was aware of a scheme that his Trump Organization’s executives hatched to avoid paying personal income taxes on millions of dollars worth of company-paid perks.

  • National 988 mental health hotline back up after outage

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s 988 hotline, intended to help anyone experiencing a mental health emergency, was back up and running Friday after a daylong outage.