The owner of two a south-central Montana precious metals mines is stopping work on an expansion project and laying off about 100 workers because the price of palladium fell sharply in the past year.
Hundreds of people have gathered in a Colorado Springs park to honor five people killed and 17 wounded in a weekend shooting at a gay nightclub.
After months of defiance, Montana’s health department said it will follow a judge’s ruling and temporarily allow transgender people to change the gender on their birth certificates.
U.S. House battles are taking shape that could tip the balance of power in Congress.
Primary elections in seven states Tuesday will set the stage for U.S. House and Senate battles this fall that will play into control of Congress.
The Biden administration is delaying decisions on new federal oil and gas drilling and other energy-related actions.
U.S. Census Bureau officials are pondering whether to produce less granular data in the next release of 2020 census data, dealing with housing and family relationships.
The U.S. Forest Service said Friday it’s operating in crisis mode, fully deploying firefighters and maxing out its support system as wildfires continue to break out across the U.S. West.