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Mark Zuckerberg says he's not running for public office

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:14pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics.

Gov. Branstad leaves Iowa with new voter ID, anti-union laws

Barbara Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:14pm

Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad's upcoming departure to Beijing marks the end of a career in state politics that spans several decades.

The Latest: Eurozone and Greece fail to agree bailout deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:10pm

The Latest on European Union finance ministers' meeting on Greek debt (all times local):

Arconic allows activist investor to add board members

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:55pm

Elliott Management will add three members to the board at Arconic, and one will have a say in naming the next CEO.

US Treasury bills rise to highest in more than 8 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:55pm

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels since the 2008 financial crisis.

Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:45pm

Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper Monday as insurers released a blueprint for stabilizing wobbly markets and the Trump administration left in limbo billions of dollars in federal payments.

Carrier announces timeline for eliminating Indianapolis jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:45pm

Carrier Corp. is releasing a timeline for eliminating 632 jobs at the company's Indianapolis factory — work that will be outsourced to Mexico.

NY senators: Withhold Penn Station funds because of delays

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:34pm

Some New York state lawmakers want to withhold millions of dollars of funding from Penn Station until Amtrak resolves chronic commuter train delays at the busy New York City train facility.

After Saudi arms deal, defense shares fly

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:34pm

Shares of the three major U.S. defense contractors rose to all-time highs in the first day of trading after President Donald Trump bestowed Saudi Arabia with a $110 billion arms deal.

Ford taps former office furniture executive to be new CEO

Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:34pm

The job of Ford's new CEO won't be easy: He will have to shore up the 114-year-old company's traditional auto business, but also invest in self-driving cars and other projects that could one day make that business obsolete.

Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases

Sam Hananel, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:34pm

The Supreme Court on Monday made it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits in a ruling that places strict limits on where such cases can be filed.

Budget hearing for Justice Department postponed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:34pm

A scheduled budget hearing involving Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been postponed.

Eventful Yale commencement includes protest, interruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:20pm

An eventful graduation day at Yale University on Monday featured the awarding of degrees, dancing from Stevie Wonder, a union demonstration and a man who unexpectedly took the podium and was tackled.

Boeing blamed for maintenance errors on Air Force One

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:14pm

Boeing mechanics are to blame for accidental contamination of oxygen systems aboard one of the modified Boeing 747 planes known as Air Force One used for presidential travel, the Air Force said in an investigation report.

Idaho court: Otter can't question legality of grocery bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:11pm

The Idaho Supreme Court says Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter won't be allowed to dispute the constitutionality of a vetoed bill at the center of a high-profile lawsuit that has now more than 30 lawmakers involved in the case.

The Latest: Mark Zuckerberg visits Rhode Island school

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:11pm

The Latest on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's visit to New England (all times local):

Sessions may put more rules on money for sanctuary cities

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:11pm

The Justice Department is looking for more ways to deny coveted federal grant money to so-called sanctuary cities.

Boeing and Arconic climb while Halliburton declines

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:00pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:

Construction injuries show dark side of Idaho's housing boom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:46pm

As Idaho's housing demands have grown, so has the residential construction industry.