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The Latest: Illinois lawmakers approve stopgap budget deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 3:01pm

The Latest on Illinois lawmakers' attempts to approve a stopgap state budget and money for schools (all times local):

The Latest: Al Gore proud of daughter arrested in protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 3:01pm

The Latest on the arrest of former Vice President Al Gore's daughter during a protest of a Boston pipeline (all times local):

Suicide by job: Farmers, lumberjacks, fisherman top list

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 3:01pm

Farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen kill themselves most often among workers in the U.S., according to a large new study that shows enormous differences of suicide rates across jobs.

Self-driving car driver died after crash in Florida, a first

Joan Lowy and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 3:01pm

Federal officials say the driver of a Tesla S sports car using the vehicle's "autopilot" automated driving system has been killed in a collision with a truck, the first U.S. self-driving car fatality.

Appeals court nixes $7.25B credit card swipe fee settlement

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:52pm

A $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees was rejected Thursday by a federal appeals court, a ruling praised by a retail trade association as a victory for consumers.

Google serves a 'Nougat' to fans of its Android software

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:51pm

Google is serving a new morsel for fans of its Android software: The next version has been dubbed "Nougat," extending Google's tradition of nicknaming each overhaul of Android after a sweet food.

Nevada gambling revenue down 5 percent in May

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:51pm

Nevada gambling revenue took another tumble in May, dropping nearly 5 percent statewide as Las Vegas Strip revenues fell sharply year-over-year.

Obama quickly signs Puerto Rico financial rescue bill

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:51pm

President Barack Obama has signed a rescue package for financially strapped Puerto Rico, which is facing more than $70 billion in debt and a major payment due Friday.

Obama signs rescue package to help Puerto Rico manage $70 billion debt, create oversight board

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:51pm

Obama signs rescue package to help Puerto Rico manage $70 billion debt, create oversight board.

APNewsBreak: Union has deal with 4th Atlantic City casino

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:51pm

Atlantic City's main casino workers union reached agreement Thursday with four of the five casinos it had been targeting for a strike this weekend.

Illinois Legislature passes partial budget amid historic standoff; averts shutdown of schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:51pm

Illinois Legislature passes partial budget amid historic standoff; averts shutdown of schools.

Canada court overturns approval of Enbridge oil pipeline

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:42pm

Canada's Federal Court of Appeal has overturned the previous government's controversial approval of a pipeline proposal that would bring oil to the Pacific Coast for shipment to Asia.

Missouri won't immediately halt Planned Parenthood funding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:41pm

Gov. Jay Nixon says Planned Parenthood can continue receiving funding for women's health services for a while, despite a Missouri budget provision attempting to stop it.

US confirms first self-driving car death involving Tesla S driver using autopilot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:41pm

US confirms first self-driving car death involving Tesla S driver using autopilot.

The Latest: APNewsBreak: Union has deal with 4th casino

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:41pm

The Latest on contract negotiations with casinos (all times local):

Obama admin changing coal royalty program to boost revenue

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:41pm

The Interior Department said Thursday it is changing the way it values coal mined from public lands in the West to make sure mining companies are not shortchanging taxpayers on sales to Asia and other markets.

Missouri won't immediately halt Planned Parenthood funding

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:41pm

Planned Parenthood facilities in Missouri will continue to receive government funding for women's health services for a while, despite a new budget provision attempting to stop it.

Connecticut cops more likely to use stun guns on minorities

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:31pm

Police in Connecticut were more likely to fire their stun guns at minorities than at whites in 2015 and more likely to shock Hispanics multiple times than shock other racial groups, according to an analysis released Thursday of the first statewide data of police stun gun use in the country.

Attorney: Volkswagen believes some vehicles can be fixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:31pm

An attorney says Volkswagen believes it can fix some of the diesel vehicles caught up in the carmaker's cheating emissions scandal without compromising their performance.

Here come the virtual reality Olympics ... for Samsung users

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:22pm

Athletes in Rio will compete to be the fastest sprinter and highest jumper at the Olympics this August. But there's another test underway as well: How well can virtual reality capture sporting events?