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The Latest: Turkish media: 2 of 3 airport attackers ID'd

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:20am

The Latest on the bomb and gun attack that killed 44 people at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport (all times local):

US construction spending fell again in May

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:11am

U.S. construction spending fell for a second month in May, with weakness in all areas of building.

US construction spending fell 0.8 percent in May, with weakness in all areas of building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:11am

US construction spending fell 0.8 percent in May, with weakness in all areas of building.

US auto sales expected to hit record in first 6 months

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:00am

U.S. auto sales may be slowing, but they're still expected to set a record in the first six months of this year.

Markets Right Now: US edge higher in early trading

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:50am

The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

Belarus cuts zeroes off its currency amid economic woes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:50am

Belarus has redenominated its currency, cutting four zeroes off its face value, as the country struggles with recession.

Wolf to sign bill requiring insurance parity for chemo pills

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:40am

Gov. Tom Wolf's office says he'll sign legislation that would require cancer patients in Pennsylvania to get the same insurance coverage for certain oral drugs as for intravenous medications.

Harlequin to launch literary imprint Park Row Books

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 6:11am

Harlequin, the publisher synonymous with romance novels, is anxious to show off its literary side.

EU extends sanctions on Russia another 6 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 6:10am

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the peace agreement in Ukraine.

Union goes on strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 5:51am

Striking union members chanted, banged drums and blew whistles as part of a raucous picket line on Atlantic City's Boardwalk outside the Trump Taj Mahal casino early Friday amid a contract dispute with owner and billionaire investor Carl Icahn at the start of the busiest weekend of the year for the casino industry.

North Carolina flight has rough landing at Florida airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 5:40am

An American Airlines flight from North Carolina had a rough landing at a Florida airport.

UK Conservative leadership contender Michael Gove says he wouldn't trigger EU exit talks this year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 5:20am

UK Conservative leadership contender Michael Gove says he wouldn't trigger EU exit talks this year.

UK Treasury chief Osborne abandons goal of budget surplus by 2020 after referendum "shock"

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 5:10am

UK Treasury chief Osborne abandons goal of budget surplus by 2020 after referendum "shock"

The Latest: Casino union pickets Taj amid contract dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 4:20am

The Latest on Atlantic City's main casino workers union and its strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino (all times local):

Delaware lawmakers work into the night on final session day

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 3:10am

Delaware lawmakers passed budget bills to fund state operations in the fiscal year that started Friday and approved a host of other bills before bringing down the gavel on this year's legislative session.

The Latest: Tesla crash a harbinger of industry fears

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:30am

The Latest on the first reported death of a motorist using self-driving technology. (All times local):

Tesla driver's death using car's 'Autopilot' probed by NHTSA

Joan Lowy and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:41am

A driver so enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan that he nicknamed the car "Tessy" and praised the safety benefits of its sophisticated "Autopilot" system has become the first U.S. fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode.

Sunscreen doesn't work as well as it says: What to do?

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:10am

Something to consider as you head to the beach or pool over the July Fourth weekend: That sunscreen in your bag may not protect your skin as much as you think.

Tesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless cars

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:10am

The death of a driver who was using Tesla Motors' semi-autonomous mode could add to the public's apprehension about driverless cars.

Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget deal

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:00am

After a year and a half of bickering and unbending demands, Illinois lawmakers were moved to compromise on a stopgap budget by a powerful force: a high-stakes November election and an already-disgusted voting public that one legislative leader described as on the verge of "revolt."