Appeals court to decide future of California carbon auctionsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? Businesses looking to invalidate California's fee for carbon pollution take their arguments to a state appeals court Tuesday in a case that could determine the future of one of California's signature efforts to combat climate change.
California governor speech comes amid shifting politicsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? Jerry Brown is coming off a blockbuster year of liberal wins: He secured an extension of landmark climate change legislation, signed off on an increase in California's minimum wage, expanded family leave laws, toughened gun laws, and persuaded voters to both soften sentencing laws and reject a ballot measure that would have threatened two of his legacy projects.
Dubai remains world's busiest international airportDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ? Dubai remains home to the world's busiest international airport after seeing 83.6 million passengers in 2016.
Trump in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawns
People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic presence. ...
Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact
SYDNEY (AP) ? Several countries expressed hope Tuesday that the Trans-Pacific Partnership could be salvaged, after President Donald Trump's decision on a U.S. withdrawal from the trade pact left its future in serious jeopardy.
Elder Bush out of intensive care, wife Barbara released
Former US president George H.W. Bush was being transferred out of intensive care on Monday as he recovered from pneumonia, while his wife Barbara was discharged from the hospital after a bout of bronchitis, doctors said. George H.W. Bush, 92, was suffering from bacterial pneumonia and was intubated during a 48-hour period to help him breathe. Barbara Bush, 91, who had viral bronchitis, was hospitalized as a precaution.
Waiters for the win: Heat stun Warriors, 105-102
Asian stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties mount
Venus Williams to meet Vandeweghe in Australian semifinals
China's birthrate rises after one-child policy loosened