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Disease attacking bats is on the move

Posted: 04/24/2014 - The disease that has killed more than 6 million cave-dwelling bats in the United States is on the move, and wildlife biologists are worried.

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Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes

Posted: 04/24/2014 - An Oregon commission is ordering a waste-to-power facility to stop accepting boxed medical waste after learning it might be using the remains of aborted fetuses from British Columbia to generate electricity.

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FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

Updated: 04/24/2014 - The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.

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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

Updated: 04/24/2014 - The federal government wants to prohibit sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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FDA proposes extending its oversight of tobacco

Posted: 04/24/2014 - The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco and dissolvable tobacco products.

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U.S. marshal shoots defendant in federal court

Posted: 04/21/2014 - Authorities say a U.S. marshal shot and critically wounded a defendant in a federal courthouse who rushed a witness stand with a pen at his trial in Salt Lake City.

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Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

Updated: 04/20/2014 - A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.

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Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

Updated: 04/20/2014 - After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale fracking boom.

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'Capt. America' tops box office for third week

Posted: 04/20/2014 - Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and beating formidable contender Johnny Depp.

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Officials probe potential threat on Delta flight

Posted: 04/18/2014 - Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported an unspecified potential security threat and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport.

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