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Consumers increased borrowing by smallest amount since 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers increased their borrowing at the slowest pace in April than they have in almost six years. Credit card spending...

Autonomous cars (no human backup) may hit the road next year

DETROIT (AP) — Autonomous vehicles with no human backup will be put to the test on publicly traveled roads as early as next year...

Big firms join race for investors looking to make an impact

NEW YORK (AP) — If you haven't heard of impact investing yet, just wait. It's one of the hottest areas in investing, and the industry...

Meet the man with a hand in ‘Hamilton,’ ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

NEW YORK (AP) — At first blush, the Broadway musicals "Hamilton" and "Dear Evan Hansen" don't seem to have a lot in common other...

Sony backs ‘Ghostbusters’ director after Aykroyd criticism

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment is backing the director of last year's "Ghostbusters" remake, Paul Feig, after Dan Aykroyd criticized him for...

Macy’s warns about profit margins, sending shares lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's has warned investors that its profit margins would keep shrinking this year, sending shares in the chain tumbling more...

Uber dismisses over 20 employees after law firm’s probe

DETROIT (AP) — Uber has fired more than 20 employees after a law firm investigated complaints of sexual harassment, bullying, discrimination and other violations...

Google to teach school kids about online safety, etiquette

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is spearheading an educational campaign to teach pre-teen children how to protect themselves from scams, predators and other...

Allison’s Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

Before you open up your house to guests this Summer, be sure your carpets are clean. Preparation for Summer means cleaning up after a...

Walker pitches compromise aimed at ending budget impasse

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker pitched a proposal Monday aimed at breaking a legislative impasse over the budget, imploring legislators to...

Wasted green power tests China’s energy leadership

BEIJING (AP) — Its efforts to cut pollution have made China the world leader in renewable energy development, yet that green power has been...

Chicago trader gets 1 year in prison for stealing secrets

CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say a Chicago trader has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for stealing his employer's proprietary trading codes. The...

Apple’s HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple is hoping a new smart home speaker will strike a chord with music lovers — the latest test...

Raf Simons wins both top fashion honors at CFDA awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Raf Simons has won both top honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. The Belgian designer...

Southern rocker Gregg Allman laid to rest near Highway 41

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Southern rocker Gregg Allman was laid to rest Saturday near his older brother Duane in the same cemetery where they...

Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur during HBO show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Maher apologized Saturday for using a racial slur to describe himself as a house slave during a live segment...

Wine industry transforms town best known for big prison

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — Walla Walla used to be best known for sweet onions and as home of the state penitentiary, where death...

Minnesota to open 22 meetings on disputed Enbridge pipeline

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota regulators are getting ready to open a series of 22 public meetings on an oil pipeline project that opponents have...

Terror warning shuts German rock festival on opening night

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities shut down and cleared thousands of fans from a popular rock music festival Friday night after receiving a "concrete"...

Jon Stewart fights back tears remembering late firefighter

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Jon Stewart fought back tears Friday as he described his friendship with a retired New York City firefighter who worked...

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