August 13, 2020

Michigan plans dedicated road lanes for autonomous vehicles

LANSING, Mich. — The state of Michigan and some private partners are taking steps toward building or assigning dedicated lanes for automated vehicles on a […]
August 13, 2020

Insurers to help pay 6 exonerated in Nebraska slaying

BEATRICE, Neb. — A Nebraska county that owes $28.1 million to six people wrongfully convicted of murder reached a settlement with several insurance companies to […]
August 13, 2020

US seizes digital currency accounts used by militant groups

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has seized millions of dollars from cryptocurrency accounts that militant organization abroad, including al-Qaida and the Islamic State group, relied […]
August 13, 2020

US long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 2.96%

WASHINGTON — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages rose this week but remained at historically low levels. The key 30-year loan stayed below 3%. Mortgage […]
August 13, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's risk to Social Security, economy myth

BALTIMORE — President Donald Trump’s proposed payroll tax cut is a threat to Social Security no matter how he casts it. During a news conference […]
August 13, 2020

For reel: Several AMC movie theaters in Minnesota poised to reopen

A national movie chain is about to reopen in the Twin Cities and elsewhere in the country, with masks mandatory for patrons and employees as […]
August 13, 2020

Bankrupt Alaska airline seeks bonus for its chief executive

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The largest rural airline in Alaska has declared bankruptcy and laid off more than a thousand workers but wants to award $250,000 […]
August 13, 2020

3M sales turn a corner in July

3M’s sales in July rose over a year ago, turning a corner after double-digit declines the previous three months caused by the effects of the […]
August 13, 2020

Utility says equipment not to blame for Baltimore explosion

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Gas and Electric said Thursday that all of its equipment had been operating safely before a gas explosion leveled three row homes, […]
August 13, 2020

AMC to offer 15-cent tickets on first day of reopening

NEW YORK — AMC Theatres, the nation’s largest movie theater chain, will reopen in the U.S. on Aug. 20 with retro ticket prices of 15 […]