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New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over…

Amazon says it has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan to house more than 1,500 employees

Protests subside, but economic aftershocks rattle…

The flaming barricades are mostly gone from Haiti’s streets and protesters have largely dissipated

Q&A: Does a manufacturing slump threaten the US…

Defying fears and predictions, the U

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote…

The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election has become an issue again after the social media platform Reddit concluded that leaked government documents on Brexit trade was linked to Russian operators

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Protests erupt as Russia seeks closer ties with…

The leaders of Russia and Belarus have discussed how to further deepen ties between the two allies — a meeting that triggered a protest in the Belarusian capital of Minsk

Nobel laureate: Face up to climate change, no…

An astronomer who shares this year's Nobel Physics Prize for discovering a planet outside the Earth's solar system is taking issue with people who shrug off climate change on the grounds that humans will eventually leave for distant planets

French protest retirement changes, travel…

French police have fired tear gas on some rowdy protesters amid marches in Paris against the government's retirement reforms

Venice tide barriers pass another test but…

The underwater barriers meant to protect the Italian city of Venice from damaging high tides are a decade behind schedule and billions over budget

Mexico announces its biggest oil discovery in three decades

Mexico says it has made the biggest oil discovery in the country since 1987 at the Quesqui field in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco

PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire…

Pacific Gas and Electric says it has reached a $13.5 billion settlement that will resolve all major claims related to devastating wildfires blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence

'Mexico, US, Canada trade talks continue in Washington

Mexico’s top trade negotiator has wrapped up an 11-hour meeting with his U

Netflix executive touts 'golden era' of streaming…

An executive with Netflix says the streaming giant has boosted its original content exponentially over the last several years and that will mean more action for its production hub in New Mexico

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Report: Fire at Texas facility caused by…

Local and federal investigators say a fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that burned for days in March was accidental and caused by equipment failure at a storage tank

Pork industry sues over California law on animal confinement

The pork industry has challenged the constitutionality of a voter-approved California measure that will prohibit the sale of meat products from hogs born to sows confined in spaces that don't meet new minimum space requirements

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Major stock indexes ended a choppy week with solid gains after the government reported that hiring in the U

FAA seeks to fine Boeing $3.9 million for faulty…

Boeing faces a possible fine of nearly $4 million after safety regulators say the company installed faulty parts on the wings of some Boeing 737 jets

Lottery group agreed to pay $1.5M more to jackpot winner

A national lottery group agreed to pay $1

Court: Landlords can be liable for racially harassed tenants

A federal appeals court says landlords can be held liable in limited circumstances when a tenant racially harasses another tenant

Correction: Uber-Sexual Assaults-Reaction story

In a story December 6, 2019, about Uber's safety report, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the company found that 99

Bipartisan Medicare drug bill gets makeover to lower copays

A bipartisan Senate bill to curb prescription drug costs for Medicare enrollees is getting a makeover that would lower copays and make it easier for seniors to budget

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Ulta, ConocoPhillips post gains while Yext, PagerDuty slip

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on Wall Street: Ulta and ConocoPhillips post gains while Yext and PagerDuty slip

Senators urge Medicare to allow seniors a drug…

Leading senators are urging Medicare to allow seniors concerned about their drug plan pick for next year to switch if they believe they received inaccurate information

State AGs look to head off T-Mobile-Sprint deal…

T-Mobile is about to face 14 state attorneys general in court in defense of its attempt to buy Sprint for $26