North Dakota

Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing, Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada (AP Photo).

Canada train derailment death toll rises to 13

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — The death toll in the devastating oil train derailment in Quebec reached 13 on Monday, while about 40 people remained missing, officials said after investigators finally got near where the runaway […]

07/08/2013

(AP Photo)

Analysis sees Senate bill curbing illegal entries

WASHINGTON (AP) – Comprehensive immigration legislation passed by the Senate would reduce illegal immigration into the U.S. by one-third to one-half beyond what would happen under existing law, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday. That’s […]

07/03/2013

Flooding forces evacuation of 1,300 in ND town

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A dam that threatened to give way and flood a North Dakota town was holding back the water on Wednesday, though the 1,300 residents of Cavalier were still being told to […]

05/22/2013

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple (AP Photo)

North Dakota governor signs ‘fetal pain’ measure

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed into law a measure that outlaws abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the premise that at that point a fetus can feel pain.

04/16/2013

(AP Photo)

Drought eases in farm belt but not over yet

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With the farm belt’s soil recharged by melted snow and spring rains, farmers are anxious to start working the fields and planting seed for the 2013 crop season.

04/12/2013

Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota Governor. (AP Photo)

North Dakota governor approves 6-week abortion ban

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation Tuesday that that would make North Dakota the nation’s most restrictive state on abortion rights, banning the procedure if a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

03/26/2013

Bret Lewis

No Oscar here

A fighter has been suspended by the boxing commission in North Dakota. They think he took a dive; lost on purpose. Some subtle clues: Al Jaegar went down 13 seconds into the first round.

02/15/2013

(AP Photo)

Beer will help power Alaska brewery

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaskan Brewing Co. is going green, but instead of looking to solar and wind energy, it has turned to a very familiar source: beer.

02/04/2013

(AP Photo)

Trial under way in LA hip joint replacement suit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California jury has heard opening statements from attorneys in a lawsuit over whether a now-withdrawn hip replacement device from a medical giant Johnson & Johnson subsidiary was defective.

01/25/2013

US oil production

Trains playing major role in Plains oil boom

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Energy companies behind the oil boom sweeping the Northern Plains increasingly are turning to trains to move their crude across the U.S. as existing pipelines can’t keep up with demand.

12/28/2012

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