• Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

    CHICAGO (AP) — Environmental groups that have hired scores of new lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that eliminates many restrictions on fossil fuel production and would roll back his predecessor’s plans to curb global warming. But they said they’ll take their first battle to the court of public opinion.

  • Insurers deny claims based on questionable cell tower data

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — It took Jaclyn Bentley nearly three years to prove she didn’t burn her house down for the insurance money, allegations she and her lawyer say were born of the junk practice of analyzing cellphone tower data.

    Updated: 11:30 pm

  • The Latest: New Mexico AG opposes Trump’s executive order

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on New Mexico reaction to Trump’s executive order regarding the Clean Power Plan (all times local):

  • New Mexico utility on track with plans for coal-fired plant

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Part of a coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico is still scheduled for retirement despite President Donald Trump’s executive order Tuesday to roll back measures aimed at tackling global warming. And the state’s largest electric provider has no plans to shift gears when it comes to promoting cleaner energy, a spokesman said.

  • A look at how Trump’s moves on coal will affect the industry

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is reeling from job losses, bankruptcies, pollution restrictions and growing competition from natural gas, wind and solar.

  • What completed Dakota Access pipeline means for key players

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Oil has been pumped into a controversial section of the Dakota Access pipeline after months of delays caused by protests and Native American tribes’ efforts to stop the project.

  • Trump puts anti-global warming projects on chopping block

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring an end to what he’s called “the war on coal,” President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that eliminates numerous restrictions on fossil fuel production, breaking with leaders across the globe who have embraced cleaner energy sources.

  • Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. It is one of four he received before he ran for office, and suggests that the former casino executive may have had wider hopes for businesses across the Middle East than was previously known.

  • Trump takes aim at Obama’s efforts to curb global warming

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels.

  • Q&A: Who’d gain from a Trump border wall? Hint: Not Mexico

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story March 27 about the government’s plans to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, The Associated Press misspelled the name of Fluor Enterprises. It is Fluor, not Flour.