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Mueller probe gets info from ex-Trump lawyer Cohen

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:51am

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says he is providing "critical information" as part special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Ford Motor told to pay Thai customers for transmission woes

Tassanee Vejpongsa, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:33am

A Thai court has ordered Ford Motor Co. to pay 291 customers a total of about $720,000 in compensation for selling cars equipped with faulty transmissions.

For Kavanaugh, path forward could be like Clarence Thomas'

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:23am

When Clarence Thomas arrived at the Supreme Court in 1991 after a bruising confirmation hearing in which his former employee Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment, fellow justice Byron White said something that stuck with him.

Iran's domestic car market stalls as nuclear deal falters

Nasser Karimi, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:19am

Across Iran's capital, rush-hour traffic always grinds to a halt, a sea of boxy Renault four-doors and Peugeot coupes all idling their way through the streets of Tehran.

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:27pm

Global stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating.

Agency to handle part of Lake Powell Pipeline permitting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:18pm

A federal agency's decision to pass on permitting for much of the Lake Powell Pipeline has opponents cheering the move they say will bring increased scrutiny while supporters maintain the project is still on track.

Head of Chinese energy agency snared in graft probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:21pm

The head of China's energy planning agency has been snared in President Xi Jinping's marathon anti-corruption campaign.

4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

David McFadden and Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:14pm

Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun, killing three people before fatally shooting herself.

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:51pm

Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating.

American joins Delta, United in raising checked-bag fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:20pm

It's official: It will cost you more to check a bag on any of the three biggest U.S. airlines.

Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship

Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:33pm

Researchers say they've identified a site off the coast of Rhode Island where they think the ship that 18th-century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world may be located.

California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals

Sophia Bollag, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:31pm

If you want a straw with your drink or a soda with a kids' meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year.

Prospective owner, operator of Navajo coal plant end pursuit

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:04pm

Two companies that sought to take over a coal-fired power plant on the Arizona-Utah border have ended efforts to acquire it.

Report details sexual misconduct by ex-ally of Iowa governor

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:57pm

An agency director who was a top ally of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds committed a range of sexual misconduct, harassment and inappropriate behavior that went on for years, an independent investigation concluded Thursday.

Envoy: US, Canada working 24/7 on revamped NAFTA deal

Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:41pm

U.S. and Canadian negotiators are working around the clock on a deal to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc ahead of a Sept. 30 U.S. deadline.

Alexa is everywhere, even the microwave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:40pm

Amazon wants the most basic of tasks to be controlled by voice, from microwaving potatoes to switching up the music in the car.

Will American Airlines bar customers from changing a ticket?

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:17pm

American Airlines is threatening to prohibit customers from making changes to nonrefundable tickets if Congress makes good on a proposal to crack down on what critics call unreasonable airline fees.

Papa John's founder can pursue lawsuit for corporate records

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:00pm

A Delaware judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit in which the embattled founder of the Papa John's pizza chain is seeking access to the company's books and records.

California becomes first state to bar full-service restaurants from automatically handing out plastic straws

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 2:52pm

California becomes first state to bar full-service restaurants from automatically handing out plastic straws.