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Farragut Community School District has dissolved

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:00am

The Farragut Community School District has involuntarily dissolved.

Thieves at large, with 20,000 pounds of cheese, in Wisconsin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:00am

It's a caper of grand proportion in a state that loves its cheddar.

Traffic deaths surged in 2015 as driving hit new record

Joan Lowy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:52am

Traffic deaths surged last year as drivers racked up more miles behind the wheel than ever before, a result of an improved economy and lower gas prices, according to preliminary government data released Friday.

US auto sales expected to hit record in first 6 months

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:51am

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

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

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:49am

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.

Some Clark County schools cafeteria part of national recall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:31am

A number of Clark County School District's cafeteria items are part of a national recall issued last week because of possible listeria contamination.

MyHeritage Lanza Mapa de Historia Familiar Online

Myheritage, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:31am

una forma innovadora de visualizar la historia familiar, optimizado para dispositivos tipo tablets. FamilyMap muestra todos los eventos en el árbol de un usuario, tales como nacimientos, matrimonios y defunciones, así como fotos digitales y fotos históricas escaneadas, en un mapa interactivo. Esto permite a los usuarios rastrear la ubicación de sus antepasados y adquirir nuevos conocimientos sobre sus vidas. Todos los datos se agrupan por país y ubicación, y los usuarios pueden filtrar fácilmente su vista del mapa por persona, grupo familiar, tipo de evento, y período de tiempo.

Grain mostly lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:30am

Grain futures were mostly lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

German banking watchdog urges whistleblowers to come forward

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:21am

Germany's banking watchdog says it is making it easier for whistleblowers to alert authorities about illegal activity.

The Latest: More workers join Taj Mahal casino picket line

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:20am

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

Union goes on strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:20am

Striking union members chanted, banged drums and blew whistles as part of a raucous picket line outside the Trump Taj Mahal casino 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.

Survey: US manufacturing accelerates in June

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:10am

American manufacturing expanded for the fourth straight month in June, hitting the strongest reading in 16 months as the outlook for new orders and production improved.

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

Joan Lowy and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:09am

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.

USD has 'wait-and-see' attitude toward beer, wine sales

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:50am

The University of South Dakota isn't planning right now to take advantage of new rules allowing beer and wine sales at public universities.

Al Gore's daughter in court after arrest at pipeline protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:40am

Former Vice President Al Gore's daughter is among the environmental activists set to be arraigned on resisting arrest charges following a protest at a natural gas pipeline in Boston.

Protesters rally outside South Africa's state broadcaster

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:40am

Journalists have protested outside the headquarters of South Africa's state broadcaster against what they allege is censorship in its news reporting.

US construction spending fell again in May

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:31am

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

Court freezes Facebook's funds in Brazil

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:31am

A Brazilian news site says a federal court has ordered more than $6 million in Facebook funds frozen because its popular messaging service WhatsApp failed to turn over messages sought in a drug case.

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):