SEATTLE - Authorities battling dozens of large wildfires along the parched U.S. West Coast are clamping down on Independence Day fireworks displays over fears that wayward sparks could trigger fresh blazes.
DAKAR - Thousands of Malian refugees are facing food shortages in Mauritania because of a delayed rations shipment and a shortage of funding, as donors juggle several global crises, an official from the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.
LONDON/ATHENS - A halt to international payments from Greek bank accounts is hurting Greek businesses and their foreign partners and threatening supplies of vital goods like food and clothing into the debt-crippled country.
Martinne Geller and Lefteris Karagiannopoulos
July 03, 2015
Nevada authorities investigating a wave of cattle shootings that have killed at least 20 cows grazing on public lands in the high desert near the Idaho border said on Thursday they have identified "persons of interest" in the case.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's administration was unexpectedly on the winning side in nearly all the close, politically significant Supreme Court cases decided in the term that ended this week, including blockbuster rulings on Obamacare and gay marriage.
FARGO-Kids from across the state recently converged on North Dakota State University's campus to, among other things, compete in a cook-off using products grown in North Dakota.
The mostly girls and some boys were taking part in the 4-H Extension Youth Conference.
A coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday against U.S. wildlife officials arguing that the government's management plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf, one of the most imperiled mammals in North America, does not go far enough.
Whole Foods Market Inc admitted that there were pricing issues at its New York City stores, a week after the NY Department of Consumer Affairs said the supermarket chain was overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and other goods.
NEW YORK - Keurig Green Mountain Inc's thrust into the home-brewed cold beverage market, once seen as a potential game changer for the single-serve coffee machine maker, faces increased skepticism from investors worried in part about waning consumer enthusiasm for soft drinks.
The White House on Thursday directed the three U.S. agencies that oversee biotech crop products to improve and modernize their regulatory "framework" to boost public confidence in a system that critics call a failure.
WILMINGTON, Del. - Former shareholders of Dole Food Co pressed a Delaware judge on Thursday to award them a judgment of more than $1 billion for what they claim was a lowball buyout of the company in 2013 by its chief executive, David Murdock.
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