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The Latest: California campus killing suspect is co-worker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 2:31pm

The Latest on a stabbing death at California State University, Fullerton (all times local):

BJ's Wholesale, Keysight rise while L Brands, Retrophin fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 2:28pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday:

Woman to woman: Female Trump backers try to sell his message

Jill Colvin and Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 2:19pm

President Donald Trump's campaign is rallying and training a corps of female defenders, mindful that Trump's shaky standing with women could sink his hopes of reelection next year.

Atlanta-based company execs survived California plane crash

Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 1:53pm

Eight executives of an Atlanta-based package company are among the 10 people who escaped a plane crash at a small Northern California airport Wednesday.

Cyberattacks on Texas cities put other governments on guard

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 1:46pm

Cyberattacks that recently crippled nearly two dozen Texas cities have put other local governments on guard, offering the latest evidence that hackers can halt routine operations by locking up computers and public records and demanding steep ransoms.

Overstock CEO resigns after 'Deep State' comments roil stock

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 1:44pm

The CEO of Overstock.com has resigned, saying he'd become "far too controversial" to helm the e-commerce company known for selling discounted sofas and jewelry.

Walmart to revamp, reopen El Paso store after mass shooting

Cedar Attanasio and Jill Bleed, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 1:11pm

Walmart plans to reopen the El Paso store where 22 people were killed in a mass shooting earlier this month, the retail giant said Thursday, but the entire interior of the building will first be rebuilt.

The Latest: Pence calls for a Mexico, Canada trade deal vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:57pm

The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in Utah (all times local):

North Dakota agency disregarded policy on spill reporting

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:57pm

North Dakota's Health Department disregarded its own policy in updating the volume of a 2015 pipeline spill at a natural gas processing plant, and it remains unclear whether promised quarterly inspections of the site have been done in the past two years as cleanup continued.

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:48pm

The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional Budget Office reported.

Major carriers, state AGs will work to combat robocalls

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:24pm

Major phone companies have pledged to do more to fight robocalls plaguing Americans, the country's state attorneys general say.

Carolinas amusement park closes new coaster after injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:23pm

An amusement park located in both North and South Carolina has closed its newest roller coaster after someone suffered a thumb injury.

Audit: Some felons got IDs to work for Iowa security firms

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:14pm

An Iowa agency granted professional licenses to more than 5,800 private security workers without conducting mandatory criminal background checks, including at least two dozen who had records that should have disqualified them, auditors said Thursday.

World powers increasingly see icy Arctic as a hot property

David Rising and Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:11pm

From a helicopter, Greenland's brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole population wouldn't fill a football stadium — are poor, with a high rate of substance abuse and suicide.

New Galveston fire station latest recovery from Ike in 2008

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:09pm

Galveston, Texas, has a new main fire station as recovery continues since Hurricane Ike swamped parts of the city in 2008.

Texas county cuts ties with 'Live PD' police TV show

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:35am

A Texas county has banned a television production company from filming law enforcement officers there for a reality show.

Germany bolsters iodine supply in case of nuclear incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:20am

German authorities are increasing their stockpile of iodine tablets as a precaution for the possibility of a nuclear incident.

Argentina candidate rules out default as an option

Almudena Calatrava, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:13am

Argentine presidential candidate Alberto Fern√°ndez said Thursday that no one wants a default for the South American country and he's ruling it out if elected.

AP-NORC poll: 62% disapprove of how Trump's handling his job

Steve Peoples and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:03am

About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's overall job performance, according to a new poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which finds some support for the president's handling of the U.S. economy but gives him weak marks on other major issues.

United adding new routes in push for high-fare passengers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:02am

United Airlines is adding several new routes to Europe, underscoring the pursuit by airlines of high-fare passengers.