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American Airlines will pay $22 million to settle mail case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:20pm

American Airlines will pay $22.1 million to settle allegations it falsified times when it handed off mail, including items sent to U.S. soldiers stationed abroad.

New 'Matrix' film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:13pm

Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski are returning to the world of "The Matrix."

Migrant children programs report drivers harassing buses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:50pm

Officials say drivers have been following and harassing buses transporting the children of seasonal and migrant farmworkers for early childhood education programs in Idaho.

TSA says traveler forgot snake at Newark security checkpoint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:48pm

A young girl discovered something slithery at a New Jersey airport security checkpoint: a 15-inch-long snake.

The Latest: Alaska governor takes issue with coverage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:31pm

The Latest on the Alaska oil-wealth fund dividend (all times local):

Walmart sues Tesla for solar panels that went up in flames

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:29pm

Walmart is suing Tesla, saying that several solar panels that Tesla installed on Walmart store rooftops went up in flames, causing millions of dollars in damage.

Marvel's involvement in 'Spider-Man' movies may be in doubt

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:28pm

With great success comes great re-negotiation. In the wake of the announcement that "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is now the highest-grossing film ever in Sony Pictures' history, reports surfaced that Marvel Studios may be stepping away from the cross-studio partnership.

2015 North Dakota liquid gas spill much bigger than reported

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:17pm

A 2015 pipeline spill of liquid natural gas in western North Dakota initially reported as just 10 gallons is at least hundreds of thousands of gallons larger and may take another decade to clean up, state health officials said Tuesday.

Monopoly maker Hasbro to cut plastic use in toy packaging

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:43pm

Hasbro is giving plastic packaging the boot.

New blackout for Venezuela's capital compounds energy woes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:37pm

Parts of Venezuela's capital and at least one state endured a power blackout on Tuesday lasting several hours, in an occurrence that has become commonplace in the crisis-stricken nation beset by energy woes.

Trump attacks on Google recycle baseless claims

Rachel Lerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:31pm

President Donald Trump has been on a tear about Google that traces back to a series of unfounded claims about the technology giant circulating among conservatives. Among those claims: that Google interferes with U.S. elections, is biased against conservatives and prefers working with the Chinese military over the Pentagon.

Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 12-18

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:19pm

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 12-18. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

California pension fund wants to join Facebook lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:19pm

California's teacher pension fund says it wants to join a lawsuit seeking to change Facebook's corporate governance practices.

Justice Department sues to block merger of airline IT firms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:18pm

The Justice Department is suing to block Sabre Corp. from buying Farelogix, a rival provider of technology services to airlines.

The Latest: 2nd company settles with counties in opioid suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:13pm

The Latest on litigation over opioids (all times local):

Home Depot and Moderna rise while Fabrinet and Sarepta fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 2:44pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday:

'America's Got Talent' continues summer dominance for NBC

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 2:41pm

"America's Got Talent" wasn't content with just the top spot in the Nielsen company's rankings of the most popular television programs last week. This time it took the top two.

Nike signs merchandising agreement with New York City

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 2:01pm

Sneaker giant Nike will sell New York City-branded merchandise under a two-year licensing agreement.

Trump acknowledges China polices may mean US economic pain

Kevin Freking and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:59pm

President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted they're needed for more important long-term benefits. He insisted he's not fearing a recession but is nonetheless considering new tax cuts to promote growth.