MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 12:11pm
About a dozen members of Congress warned Tuesday that newspapers in their home states are in danger of reducing news coverage, laying off workers or going out of business if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint.
David Klepper, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 12:03pm
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland sued the federal government over the Republican-led tax overhaul Tuesday, alleging the new law championed by President Donald Trump unfairly singles out high-tax blue states.
Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 12:01pm
Facebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, among them a roboticist known for her work at Disney making animated figures move in more human-like ways.
After a weak start, U.S. indexes are climbing Tuesday as retailers and smaller companies rise and investors applaud strong second-quarter results from health care products giant Johnson & Johnson and financial services company Charles Schwab. Technology companies are rising as well. Netflix is falling as investors were disappointed with the streaming video company's subscriber growth.
Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 11:53am
Prototypes? Passe. Fashion company Betabrand saw that knitwear was a hot style in sneakers and wanted to quickly jump on the trend for dressier shoes. It put a poll up on its website asking shoppers what style they liked, and based on that had a shoe for sale online in just one week.
Alanna Durkin Richer and Dan Sewell, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 11:43am
The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. As long as five past defenders of the health care law remain on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of it being allowed to stand.
Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise.
British Prime Minister Theresa May faced more rebellion in Parliament on Tuesday over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, with lawmakers voting on a Brexit trade bill a day after she narrowly avoided a parliamentary defeat.