James MacPherson

A fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment on Dec 30, 2013, in Casselton, N.D. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy)

Mayor: ND town dodged a bullet in crude explosion

CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) — A southeastern North Dakota town narrowly escaped tragedy when a train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded nearby, the mayor said Tuesday, calling for changes in how the fuel is transported […]

12/31/2013

The HealthCare . gov website. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

Updated healthcare.gov gets mixed reviews

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Counselors helping people use the federal government’s online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the […]

12/03/2013

A vacuum truck cleans up oil in near Tioga, N.D. The North Dakota Health Department says more than 20,000 barrels of crude oil have spewed out of a Tesoro Corp. oil pipeline in a wheat field in northwestern North Dakota. (AP Photo/North Dakota Health Department)

ND farmer finds oil spill while harvesting wheat

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota farmer who discovered an oil spill the size of seven football fields while out harvesting wheat says that when he found it, crude was bubbling up out of […]

10/11/2013

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