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Kauai wants tourists to help island overcome flood damage

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 12:43am

Residents and businesses are still cleaning up from flooding that deluged parts of Kauai, but community leaders are urging tourists to keep coming so residents don't suffer an economic calamity on top of record-breaking rains that smothered a normally green landscape in reddish-brown water.

Money from pot taxes doesn't fix Colorado teachers' problems

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 12:33am

Colorado teachers are protesting this week for higher salaries and increased money for schools, prompting questions about why the state's booming marijuana sales have not fixed the funding problems.

More than money: School vouchers also irk Arizona teachers

Sally By and Melissa Daniels, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 12:25am

Arizona leaders dealing with an unprecedented teacher strike are paying the political price for long-festering resentment among many public school teachers who say they are fed up with lagging salaries and what they see as an equally dangerous attack on their profession: school vouchers.

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after strong results

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 12:22am

Most Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday after reports of strong U.S. earnings, as investors watched the inter-Korean summit.

Iconic pen used by military, made by blind people turns 50

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:13pm

Clifford Alexander scoops a handful of black ballpoint pens, drops them into a small box and shakes it with a blackjack dealer's nonchalance. He slides in the next handful to make an exact dozen, and sends the box down the assembly line.

Regulators weigh request to remove Wynn from casino license

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:11pm

Massachusetts gambling regulators are considering Wynn Resorts' request to remove Steve Wynn's name from its state casino license as the company founder faces numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.

Iconic pen used by military, made by blind people turns 50

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:09pm

Anyone who's served in the military, worked for the federal government or addressed a package at the post office is probably familiar with an iconic government pen.

APNewsBreak: Trump lawyer gave loans to pot-linked cab mogul

Jake Pearson and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:45pm

President Donald Trump's personal attorney, whose business dealings are being investigated by the FBI, and his father-in-law have lent $26 million in recent years to a taxi mogul who is shifting into the legalized marijuana industry, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

EPA chief gets congressional scolding over ethical lapses

Michael Biesecker and Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:27pm

Lawmakers are harshly criticizing Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for the ethics and spending scandals that have prompted bipartisan calls for his ouster. On the defensive, the EPA chief blamed "half truths" and "twisted" allegations, an effort to undermine the Trump administration's anti-regulatory agenda.

The Latest: Authorities: Evacuation order will stay in place

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:13pm

The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local):

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after strong results

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:53pm

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday after reports of strong U.S. earnings, as investors watched the inter-Korean summit.

Eyes on Koreas as Southeast Asian leaders hold summit

Annabelle Liang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:39pm

Southeast Asian leaders will discuss economic cooperation and Myanmar's refugee crisis at a summit in Singapore, but much of their attention will be focused on the history unfolding on the Korean Peninsula.

Pizza Hut Museum opens on Wichita State University campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:13pm

The original Pizza Hut building has opened as a museum at Wichita State University.

Authorities say the fire is out at a Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:31pm

Authorities say the fire is out at a Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people.

After tax cuts many saw as a failure, Kansas may cut again

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:22pm

Kansas has some financial breathing room less than a year after legislators reversed past income tax cuts to deal with persistent budget woes that followed what many voters saw as a failed fiscal experiment. Now some Republicans want to go back to slashing taxes.

Ainslie's America's Cup team rebranded with $150M infusion

Bernie Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:03pm

A large infusion of cash will give Britain its best chance ever to reclaim the America's Cup, which it lost in 1851 and hasn't come close to winning back.

Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:45pm

Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership fee to $119 a year, up 20 percent from $99.

Starbucks CEO says racial controversy hasn't affected sales

Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:41pm

Starbucks' sales have not suffered over the outcry that ensued when two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia store, CEO Kevin Johnson said Thursday, but he vowed to remain committed to ensuring such an incident never happens again.

Amazon's quarterly profit more than doubles; shares soar

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:37pm

Amazon's first-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago, fueled by the growth of online shopping and the cloud-computing service it provides to businesses and government agencies.

Funerals set for 3 of 4 slain in the Waffle House shooting

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:17pm

Funeral arrangements have been set for three of the four fatal victims of the Waffle House shooting rampage, their deaths mourned as donations poured in Thursday for victims of last weekend's attack.