US sues to block merger of grocery giants Kroger and Albertsons, saying it could push prices higher
The Federal Trade Commission is suing to block a proposed merger between grocery giants Kroger and Albertsons. The FTC says the $24.6 billion deal would eliminate competition and lead to higher prices for millions of Americans. The FTC filed a lawsuit Monday in U...
Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring at Groundhog Day festivities
Don't pull out your gardening gloves just yet, a federal agency took a look at his record last year and put his accuracy rate at about 40%.
New tool types out AI text in Google Docs like a human
SHERIDAN, Wyo., Dec. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new Google Chrome extension is now available that allows users to simulate typing in Google Docs. The purpose is to allow users to realistically replicate the action of live typing in Google documents. Acco...
Wyoming holds off on auctioning huge piece of pristine land inside Grand Teton
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials have decided to hold off on auctioning a pristine and valuable chunk of state-owned land within Grand Teton National Park. The Wyoming Board of Land Commissioners made up of Gov. Mark Gordon and other four statewide elected officials voted 5-0 Thursday to hold off on auction until at least next fall. ...
Family of Marine killed in Afghanistan fails to win lawsuit against Alec Baldwin
A federal judge in New York dismissed the lawsuit, saying Baldwin's comments were protected free speech. Attorneys for both sides declined to comment further on the case Thursday.
US agency ends use of ‘cyanide bomb’ to kill coyotes and other predators, citing safety concerns
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has halted the use of spring-loaded traps that disperse cyanide powder to kill coyotes and other livestock predators. It's a practice wildlife advocates have tried to outlaw for decades due to safety concerns...
The Air Force asks Congress to protect its nuclear launch sites from encroaching wind turbines
The Air Force is asking Congress to restrict further construction of the towering wind turbines that have edged closer to its nuclear missile sites in Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, Nebraska and Colorado. The underground silos share space on vast private farmlands with the turbines, which have grown in size and number as the country's energy needs have increased...
Wildfires can make your red wine taste like an ashtray. These scientists want to stop that
ALPINE, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. West Coast produces over 90% of America’s wine, but it’s also prone to wildfires — a combustible combination that spelled disaster in 2020 for the industry and one that scientists are scrambling to neutralize. Sample a good wine...
First Bob Ross TV painting, completed in a half an hour, goes on sale for nearly $10 million
"A Walk in the Woods" is the first of more than 400 paintings that Ross produced on-air for his TV series "The Joy of Painting."
Monday night’s $785M Powerball jackpot is 9th largest lottery prize. Odds of winning are miserable
What's the first thing you would buy with a $785 million prize?