The U.S. surgeon general says swift action is needed to prevent millions of teenagers and adolescents from becoming hooked on Juul and other high-nicotine electronic cigarettes. Surgeon General Jerome Adams says parents, teachers and physicians must take aggressive steps to address an epidemic of underage vaping.
Indiana regulators have cited U.S. Steel for causing a foamy discharge into a waterway that flows into Lake Michigan. The state has given the company 30 days to explain steps it took to correct the problem.
The Lake Carriers' Association says Great Lakes ore shipments are catching up after a slow start to the year. As of the end of November, year-to-date shipments are 1.7 percent behind last year but above the five-year average.
A federal judge has agreed to delay former national security adviser Michael Flynn's sentencing so he can continue cooperating with the Russia probe. Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his Russia contacts and has met with investigators 19 times.
The Trump administration is moving to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms. A senior Justice Department official says bump stocks will be banned under the federal law that prohibits machine guns.
President Donald Trump's charitable foundation has reached a deal to dissolve amid a legal battle with New York's attorney general. The charity's remaining assets will be distributed to other nonprofit groups.