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Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy...

Soil may not be damaged by winter floods

Recent widespread flooding for weeks in northern Indiana has ...

China shows compromise in trade talks

By PAUL WISEMAN and KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — China is sending conciliatory signals as U.S. and Chinese negotiators meet in Washington to...

Warning signs rise for stock market’s record-setting run

By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The current bull market in stocks is a month or so away from becoming the longest...

Is a personal loan for you?

By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Personal Finance Writer Personal loans have surged in popularity, due in part to increasing consumer confidence and a growing array of...

Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week’s steep losses, but the turbulent trading of...

Eatery offers $3K burger with engagement ring

BOSTON (AP) — For $3,000, patrons at one Boston restaurant can order a burger that comes with an engagement ring on the side. Pauli’s, in...

Ohio company recalls more than 7 tons of BBQ beef

HARRISON, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say an Ohio-based food company is recalling more than 14,000 pounds (6,000 kilograms) of pulled barbequed beef products...

After an early stumble, US stock indexes end modestly higher

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market shook off a bumpy start and ended modestly higher Friday, led by gains...

Purdue ends relationship with Papa John’s founder

Purdue dumps Schnatter after slur, will return $8 million and strip his name from economic center named for him; BSU will keep name and...