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Here's what's actually going on with that app that makes you look old

Rachel Lerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:02pm

Is a peek into the future worth your privacy in the present?

Chewy rides on post-IPO high

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:11pm

Chewy, the online seller of pet food and squeaky toys, is continuing its post-IPO sales streak.

EPA rejects challenge of pesticide linked to brain damage

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:45pm

The Environmental Protection Agency rejected a key legal challenge Thursday to a pesticide linked to brain damage in children, saying environmental groups had failed to prove that a ban was warranted.

Microsoft cloud growth beats expectations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:38pm

Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit of $13.2 billion, powered in large part by a steadily growing cloud computing business that the company says now accounts for 30% of its total revenue.

Report: Newspaper chains Gannett, GateHouse in merger talks

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:32pm

Two of the country's largest newspaper companies are in "advanced talks" to combine.

2nd man pleads guilty to falsely labeling foreign crab

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:30pm

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty for his role in falsely labeling foreign crab meat as fresh Chesapeake blue crab.

Oklahoma County seeking lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:19pm

Oklahoma County has joined over 50 other cities and counties in the state to prosecute drug companies for damages caused by the opioid epidemic.

Boeing to take a $4.9 billion charge over grounded jet

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:58pm

Boeing said Thursday it is booking a $4.9 billion charge to cover possible compensation to airlines that have canceled thousands of flights since the 737 Max jet was grounded after two deadly accidents.

Netflix, United Rentals fall while Union Pacific, eBay rise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:22pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday:

Clerk fired after confrontation with Hispanic customers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:18pm

A suburban Chicago gas station clerk has been fired after a video posted on social media appeared to show him telling Hispanic customers to "go back to their country."

Netflix subscriber drop hints at streaming-service fatigue

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:39pm

How much is too much for streaming video?

The Latest: $100K bond for trucker in deadly Indiana crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:12pm

The Latest on charges in a Indianapolis highway construction zone crash that killed three people (all times local):

Duke Energy sued for 2014 coal ash spill environmental harm

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:09pm

The federal, North Carolina and Virginia governments asked a court Thursday to declare the country's largest electricity company liable for environmental damage from a leak five years ago that left miles of a river shared by the two states coated in hazardous coal ash.

AP Explains: Why NATO member Turkey wants Russian missiles

Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:08pm

NATO ally Turkey is being kicked out of the U.S.-led F-35 fighter jet program over its decision to buy the Russian-made S-400 air defense system.

Automaker BMW names production chief Zipse as new CEO

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:03pm

BMW has named its top production manager, Oliver Zipse, as CEO to lead the luxury automaker through a shift to new ways of doing business such as electric vehicles and offering cars on a per-use basis.

North Dakota sues feds over pipeline protest police costs

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:03pm

North Dakota sued the federal government Thursday to recover the $38 million the state spent policing protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.

New York's climate plan will drive big changes, if it works

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:53pm

Solar panels on every roof. Parking meters that double as car chargers. Wind turbines towering above farm fields and ocean waves.

Automaker BMW says production chief Oliver Zipse will succeed Harald Krueger as CEO

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:51pm

Automaker BMW says production chief Oliver Zipse will succeed Harald Krueger as CEO.

Drug company, 4 people indicted in US painkiller probe

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:32pm

A wholesale drug distributor linked to the flood of opioids into Appalachia and two of its former executives were charged with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of painkiller pills, federal authorities said Thursday.

Trump: Administration to review Pentagon computer contract

Darlene Superville and Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:29pm

President Donald Trump said Thursday that the administration will "take a very long look" at a massive multibillion-dollar contract the Pentagon is preparing to award for a cloud computing system, citing "tremendous complaints" he's heard about the process.