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Warren highlights her work on economic crisis in Vegas stop

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:54pm

Democrat Elizabeth Warren used her first visit to Nevada as a presidential candidate to describe a squeeze on working families and a political system that she says fails to protect homeowners, including the residents of Las Vegas who were pummeled by the mortgage crisis a decade ago.

Unicorns are real: Tech baffles Indonesian candidate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:50pm

Indonesia's presidential candidates debated some of the most pressing issues facing the world's third-largest democracy: dilapidated infrastructure, struggling farmers, forest fires — and unicorns.

UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer regulation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:49pm

British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that accused Facebook of intentionally violating privacy and anti-competition laws in the U.K., and called for greater oversight of social media companies.

China's leaders want more babies, but local officials resist

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:16pm

Facing a future demographic crisis and aging society, China's leaders are desperately seeking to persuade couples to have more children.

More than 1,500 attend vigil for Aurora shooting victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:54pm

More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five slain co-workers Sunday, two days after they were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant by a longtime employee who was fired moments earlier.

Ex-Idaho transportation worker files lawsuit over firing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:30pm

A former Idaho Transportation Department employee alleges in a lawsuit that he was fired after notifying a federal agency about possible nuclear violations.

USS Tulsa commissioned as the US Navy's newest warship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 11:24am

A vessel that bears the name of Oklahoma's second-largest city has been commissioned as the newest warship in the U.S. Navy's fleet.

Insider Q&A: Grailed CEO talks about popular men's fashion

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 11:02am

If you don't know fashion labels Supreme or Off-White, you've probably also never heard of Grailed, an eBay-like marketplace where those brands are bought and sold.

Brazil mining company evacuates people due to dam risk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:13am

Brazilian mining giant Vale says it has evacuated nearly 200 people after inspectors reported signs that a nearby dam holding mining waste could collapse.

Pass It On: Grailed CEO on hiring the right people

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:08am

Arun Gupta, CEO of Grailed, came up with the idea for the company about five years ago, shortly after graduating from college. He realized there wasn't a dedicated online marketplace for men to trade high-end fashion labels.

Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit

Munir Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:10am

Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman began his four-day regional visit on Sunday, arriving in Pakistan where Saudi officials signed agreements worth $20 billion to help the Islamic nation overcome its financial crisis.

About 40 people remain trapped in Liberian gold mine

Jonathan Paye-Layleh, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 8:33am

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesman for Liberia's disaster management agency said Sunday.

Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 7:55am

Retailers and top fashion brands like Gucci and Prada keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity.

Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:24am

Mitch Hungerpiller thought he had a first-class solution for mail that gets returned as undeliverable, a common problem for businesses that send lots of letters.

Former coal-fired power plant is demolished in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:10am

A long-shut coal-fired power plant in western Germany has been demolished with the help of more than 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of explosives.

Libyan authorities help free 14 kidnapped Tunisian workers

Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:04am

Libyan authorities helped free 14 Tunisian workers Sunday who were kidnapped by an armed group near Libya's capital, the Tunisian government said.

The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 5:52am

The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local):

From Bogart to millennials: Italian hat maker tries new look

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:02am

Hats off, Bogie.

Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 2:45am

Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi.

Verbal attack on French philosopher new anti-Semitism jolt

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 2:28am

An upsurge in anti-Semitism in France reached a climax this weekend with a torrent of hate speech directed at a distinguished philosopher during a march of yellow vest protesters, adding to questions about the radicalized fringes of the movement hidden within French society and troubling the nation.