Cameron delays decision on new airport runway for London

AP Photo/Alik Keplicz LONDON (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s government has delayed a decision on whether to build a new runway at Heathrow or Gatwick airports near London, arguing that airport officials need to provide more information on environmental...

Can trading pollution like stocks help fight climate change?

NEW YORK (AP) — The gas produced by hog manure at farms across the country punches holes in the ozone layer, overheats the planet, and angers neighbors with its peculiar odor, a mix of rotten egg and ammonia. All that’s needed to clear the air is to cover the manure...

Renshler named UF College of Business dean

The University of Findlay has named interim College of Business Dean Kevin Renshler as the college’s next dean. He began serving as interim dean in August, following the retirement of Paul Sears as the business college’s dean. “Dr. Renshler’s leadership on...

Vermont farmers create ‘unicorn of self-published books’

AP Photo/Wilson Ring ESSEX, Vt. (AP) — This is the story of how an injured lamb named Sweet Pea started a war. Well, a bidding war. About a year ago, John and Jennifer Churchman’s border collie, Laddie, found that one of their lambs had hurt a leg in the barn on the...

ABC Family set to change its name to Freeform in January

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC Family is getting a new name. The network announced Thursday it will soon be known as Freeform. The rechristening happens Jan. 12, the same day the network welcomes back “Pretty Little Liars” for its season premiere, along with the series...

APNewsBreak: Bureau of Indian Affairs leader will resign

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The head of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs announced Thursday that he is resigning and will return to New Mexico as a law professor. Kevin Washburn, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, has been on leave from the University of New Mexico...

Fewer teens are driving drunk, national survey says

NEW YORK (AP) — A government survey shows fewer teens and young adults say they drive drunk. Last year, nearly 7 percent said they’d recently driven while under the influence of alcohol. That figure has been steadily going down. It was 16 percent a dozen years...

Ex-Fogle associate gets 27 years on child porn charges

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former director of a foundation started by ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle was sentenced to 27 years in prison Thursday for producing child pornography that played a role in Fogle’s criminal case. A federal judge sentenced Russell Taylor, who...

OSHA Cites Ohio Company In Workers’ Injuries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio wire manufacturer where two workers were injured in separate accidents has been cited for 25 safety violations by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA cited Columbus-based ITC Manufacturing on Wednesday for violating...

Venezuela congress holds last session to name judges

AP Photo/Fernando Llano CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s ruling socialist party is set to rush through a series of appointments before the opposition takes over congress next month with promises to revive what it calls a moribund institution. The legislature was...
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