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  • Utah oil town turns against midwife who asked about infant deaths

    Utah oil town turns against midwife who asked about infant deaths
    Veteran midwife Donna Young prides herself on delivering healthy babies. In 20 years, she has coached hundreds of pregnant women in this energy boomtown. She calls them her girls. When one mother delivered a stillborn infant in May 2013 — Young'...
  • Turkmenistan's president fires head of central bank and state natural gas company

    Turkmenistan's president has fired the heads of the country's central bank and its natural gas company in the wake of economic troubles that brought the country's currency down 18.5 percent this year. President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's orders at a...
  • Iranian reformers oppose government's nuclear ambitions

    This winter, Tehran has been a place of conferences and complaints. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday addressed a conference on the economy and bemoaned that "the economy cannot develop in isolation from the rest of the world." Rouhani is not...
  • Regulators, not governor, have authority to OK gas leases on state lands, Pennsylvania court says

    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court on Wednesday upheld the state Legislature's right to use the royalties from oil and gas production on state forest lands for general state budget purposes, but it found that the state's conservation...
  • Rocky world surrounds visitors to Boord State Nature Preserve in southern Ohio

    BARLOW, Ohio It is a very impressive rock-walled gorge. It emerges out of nowhere as you hike from the parking lot into Boord State Nature Preserve in western Washington County in southern Ohio. Tiny Falls Run suddenly drops 20 feet into a pool below in...
  • Oil taxes tempt recession-scarred U.S. states as prices plummet

    COLUMBUS, Ohio U.S. states are renewing efforts to pass taxes on oil and gas extraction and, while falling energy prices may please consumers, drillers say it's the wrong time to raise their costs. At least 17 states last year considered imposing or...
  • Lowest gas prices in years driving many to line up at the pump

    For Janneth Agudelo, the cars and trucks lining up at gas stations in northern New Jersey bring back memories of Hurricane Sandy, when the power was out, gas was scarce and drivers waited behind dozens and dozens of vehicles to fill their tanks....
  • Electricity supplier to repay customers $1.85 million

    Electricity supplier to repay customers $1.85 million
    Pennsylvania authorities still are pursuing their case against Hiko Energy for allegedly overcharging customers last year, but officials in New Jersey have wrapped up their case and Hiko customers there will receive $1.85 million in refunds. A...
  • Lower oil prices could fuel more hiring in U.S.

    Lower oil prices could fuel more hiring in U.S.
    In June, when oil cost $107 a barrel, U.S. employers added a healthy number of jobs — 267,000. Now, with oil below $50, hopes are rising that hiring in the United States is poised to intensify. Goldman Sachs forecasts that if oil stays near its...
  • Series of small quakes in north Texas rattle residents

    Series of small quakes in north Texas rattle residents
    For the second day, a flurry of tiny earthquakes rattled northern Texas, prompting calls to police, public service announcements of safety tips and tongue-in-cheek photos of fallen water bottles. The quakes, which would hardly raise an eyebrow in...
  • Will EPA rules raise Orlando area's utilities bills?

    Will EPA rules raise Orlando area's utilities bills?
    Utilities this year are bracing for proposed cuts in emissions of carbon dioxide, a pollutant blamed for global warming. What it means for consumers — some say it could hike electric bills — is so far unclear. The U.S. Environmental...