Joseph Pisani, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 2:02pm
Hop on a virtual sleigh ride to the North Pole. Stand on the "Naughty or Nice O'Meter." Snap a selfie and see your face on a dancing elf. The Santa experience has gotten a makeover as many malls install shows and games they hope will lure shoppers who are buying more online.
Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 2:01pm
President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era models that currently shuttle the president around the world. Trump cited "out of control" costs of more than $4 billion in a tweet that ended with "Cancel order!"
Phuong Le, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 1:51pm
The Missouri company that manufactured a duck boat involved in a deadly crash in Seattle last year has agreed to pay up to $1 million in civil penalties under a consent order, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Tuesday.
Julie Pace and Chad Day, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 1:51pm
President-elect Donald Trump sold all of his stocks in June as he plunged into the costly general election campaign, his transition team abruptly announced Tuesday. His advisers provided no proof of the transactions and would not explain the apparent sell-off.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 1:42pm
A national job-placement company systematically discriminated against blacks in favor of Hispanic workers to comply with racially based criteria of some clients looking for employees, according to allegations in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of several African-Americans.
Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 1:41pm
Some protesters who have been fighting the Dakota Access pipeline retreated to a nearby casino and area shelters overnight as a blizzard blew through, but many remained at a camp in southern North Dakota, according to protest organizers who say they're committed to maintaining the camp through the winter.
Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 1:32pm
Lawmakers are tacking on money for security around Trump Tower in New York and funds for health care for retired coal miners to a stopgap spending bill that would avoid a government shutdown at week's end.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 1:31pm
Stock indexes turned slightly higher in mid-afternoon trading Tuesday, helped by shares of telecommunications companies such as Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, while the rest of the market remained mostly flat. The upturn put the Dow Jones industrial average rose on track for another record high close. Small company stocks also rose sharply.