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AP Explains: What happens if the Senate goes 'nuclear?'

Dec. 21, 2018 1:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is urging the Senate, where Republicans hold the majority, to go "nuclear" over funding for the border wall with Mexico. Enough Republicans have said they oppose it to make it unlikely to be used to avoid a government shutdown. But what does that mean and why is it,...

US official says Washington reviewing North Korea travel ban

Dec. 19, 2018 5:58 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea said Wednesday that Washington is reviewing easing its travel restrictions to North Korea to facilitate humanitarian shipments as part of efforts to resolve an impasse in nuclear diplomacy. Stephen Biegun made the comments...

Regulators OK $15B merger of troubled South Carolina utility

Dec. 14, 2018 5:19 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A power company's $15 billion deal to purchase a troubled South Carolina-based utility after a costly nuclear construction failure won approval Friday from state regulators. Following more than an hour of comment and debate, South Carolina's Public Service Commission approved...

The Latest: SC gov: Merger deal 'best of a bad situation'

Dec. 14, 2018 4:23 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina regulators' votes on issues concerning the fallout from a $9 billion nuclear construction project failure (all times local): 4:20 p.m. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster says state regulators did their best to resolve a mess in approving a merger between a...

South Carolina regulators approve deal to rescue utility company after multibillion-dollar nuclear construction failure

Dec. 14, 2018 2:45 PM EST
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina regulators approve deal to rescue utility company after multibillion-dollar nuclear construction failure.