LOS ANGELES (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. is selling its troubled Southern California refinery for $537 million to a New Jersey energy company more than six months after an explosion crippled the plant and led to higher gas prices in the Golden State, according to an announcement Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A ranking lawmaker who abruptly resigned from the Indiana House says he made "mistakes" that he needs to remedy with his family, a week after apologizing to friends and acquaintances for "anything offensive" they may have received from his cellphone.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The private meeting Pope Francis held with defiant Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is a strong papal endorsement of religious resistance to gay marriage, but it doesn't necessarily mean he approves of how she's waged her fight, experts said Wednesday.
FOREST ACRES, S.C. (AP) — Police Officer Gregory Alia had welcomed a baby son into the world just months before a man with a stolen gun killed the policeman at a South Carolina mall, authorities said Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) — Congress approved a deal on Wednesday to let the Veterans Affairs Department complete a vastly over-budget medical center outside Denver, ending months of uncertainty about the future of the ambitious project.
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — In a story Sept. 30, The Associated Press reported that a Georgia woman who was about to be put to death thanked her lawyer. Based on an audio recording provided by the Corrections Department of her last words, the story should have specified that she also thanked a pastor.
A small-time contractor "valued money over human life" when he cut corners on a demolition project, causing a building collapse that killed six people inside a thrift store, prosecutors said Wednesday as his murder trial opened.