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In end of 20th Century Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:03pm

The Fox Studio backlot, first built in 1926 on a Culver City ranch in Los Angeles, was enormous. Before much of it was sold off in the 1960s, it was four times the size of its current, and still huge, 53 acres.

Court tosses $4 million copyright award against Zillow

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:01pm

A federal appeals court has thrown out a $4 million copyright infringement ruling against the Seattle-based online real estate company Zillow.

Trump names pick for FAA job as agency faces new scrutiny

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:00pm

President Donald Trump is announcing the nomination of a permanent administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration as the agency faces new scrutiny over its oversight of industry in the wake of a pair of deadly crashes involving a new Boeing aircraft.

Michaels and Nividia rise while DSW and Fox slide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 2:51pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday:

Dubious interns listed in White House economic report

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 2:40pm

This year's Economic Report of the President credits an unusual group of interns that includes the alter egos of Batman, Spider-Man and Captain America, Monty Python alumnus John Cleese, Kathryn Janeway from "Star Trek: Voyager" and the corpulent Star Wars villain Jabba the Hutt.

Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discrimination

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 2:31pm

Facebook settled five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads.

Gucci launches community fund and scholarship program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:53pm

Gucci is announcing a new global program called Gucci Changemakers as part of the fashion company's continuing effort to foster diversity and inclusion through community action.

High-level US and China trade talks to resume next week

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:30pm

Top U.S. trade and economic officials will visit China late next week for another round of negotiations, a White House official said Tuesday.

Michigan House backs highway designation for Aretha Franklin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:57pm

In a sign of R-E-S-P-E-C-T, the Michigan Legislature is expected to honor the late Queen of Soul with a highway designation.

Venezuelans find ways to cope with inflation and hunger

Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:53pm

Francibel Contreras brings her three malnourished children to a soup kitchen in the dangerous hillside Caracas slum of Petare where they scoop in spoonfuls of rice and scrambled eggs in what could be their only meal of the day.

DSW posts surprise 4Q loss, will rename co. Designer Brands

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:35pm

Shoe chain DSW Inc. on Tuesday reported a surprise loss for its fiscal fourth quarter as it digested costs from acquisitions.

Goodbye console? Google launches game-streaming platform

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:26pm

Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business.

Iran's woes briefly go up in smoke during fire festival

Amir Vahdat, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:11pm

Iran's many woes briefly went up in smoke on Tuesday as Iranians observed a nearly 4,000-year-old Persian tradition known as the Festival of Fire.

APNewsBreak: Coal tax cut endangers federal black lung fund

Dylan Lovan, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:09pm

Former coal miner John Robinson's bills for black lung treatments run $4,000 a month, but the federal fund he depends on to help cover them is being drained of money because of inaction by Congress and the Trump administration.

Facebook settles five lawsuits alleging that its ad systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:06pm

Facebook settles five lawsuits alleging that its ad systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment.

Bill to license Idaho naturopathic doctors heads to governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:04pm

Legislation creating a licensing path in Idaho for naturopathic medical doctors is heading to the governor.

French govt says growth revised downward due to protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:37am

France's finance minister has revised the country's growth forecast this year to 1.4 percent, down from the previous 1.7 percent, partly attributing the new estimate to the yellow vest protests.

Bill O'Reilly book on Trump coming out in fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:29am

Bill O'Reilly's next book will not be about JFK or Abraham Lincoln, but a president he knows well.

Booksellers association CEO, Oren Teicher, is retiring

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:14am

The longtime head of the American Booksellers Association is retiring. Oren Teicher, who presided over a resurgence of independent stores, is stepping down at the end of the year.