WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is interviewing two more FBI director candidates on Tuesday in what has become a winding search to find a new leader for the nation's premier law enforcement agency.

BISMARCK, N.D. — A private security firm hired by the developer of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline conducted an aggressive, multifaceted operation against protesters that included a close working relationship with public law enforcement, documents obtained by an online magazine indicate.

NEW YORK - A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets.

ORLANDO, Fla. - For more than a moment, you feel the way "Avatar" hero Jake Sully felt plunging down the side of a floating mountain and coming just close enough to a giant wave to feel the mist on your face - all while on the back of a flying banshee that then swoons and soars high above th…

DETROIT - Ford - facing heavy costs for new technology and slowing U.S. car sales - is cutting 1,400 non-factory jobs in North America and Asia Pacific this year in an effort to boost profits and rescue its sagging stock price.

NEW YORK - It takes a certain something to be a good storyteller: enthusiasm, timing and a flair for the dramatic. Performers at a children's story hour at a New York City library have all that and then some - they're drag queens.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus first wowed audiences in the 19th century. For the iconic American spectacle’s final act, it will broadcast the final performance on a 21st century medium: Facebook Live.

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. - A student dressed as a storm trooper for "Star Wars Day" prompted the evacuation of a Wisconsin high school when a frightened parent saw the costumed figure entering the facility and called 911.

NEW YORK - The U.S. government said hiring bounced back in April and stocks are slightly higher Friday as a quiet week of trading comes to a close. Energy companies are recovering along with oil prices. IBM is slumping after billionaire investor Warren Buffett said he sold a large part of hi…

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are slipping Wednesday as media, technology and health care companies trade lower. Investors aren't thrilled with Apple's first-quarter results, which included lower-than-expected iPhone sales. The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged, but bond yields and bank…

RINGGOLD, Ga. - In the northwest corner of Georgia, where cows and crops vastly outnumber people, a small cluster of privately owned treatment centers have sprung up in recent years for heroin and prescription painkiller addicts.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Innkeepers, restaurateurs and landscapers around the U.S. say they are struggling to find seasonal help and turning down business in some cases because the government tightened up on visas for temporary foreign workers.

BALTIMORE - A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers - he'd been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Wells Fargo's top management and board of directors apologized to investors and faced a series of protesters Tuesday at the first big shareholder meeting since a scandal over sales practices led to an executive shake-up, fines and a dented reputation.

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. - The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants.