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  • new storyModa Health leaving Alaska individual health market in 2017 
    Updated: May-02-16 6:18 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - One of the two companies offering individual health insurance policies for Alaskans announced Monday that it will not be participating in that market next year.

  • new story4 arrested in slaying of Honduran environmental activist story has photos
    Updated: May-02-16 6:00 pm

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - Honduran authorities arrested four people Monday in the killing of environmental activist Berta Caceres, including an active duty army officer and three men who worked for a hydroelectric project she opposed.

  • new storyTexas A&M spending $150 million for new research campus 
    Updated: May-02-16 5:59 pm

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Texas A&M University System is developing a new research and development campus near its flagship College Station campus to focus on evolving technologies like driverless cars, robotics and materials to fix the country's eroding infrastructure and train people how to use them.

  • new storyAmerican International Group posts 1Q loss 
    Updated: May-02-16 5:49 pm

    NEW YORK - American International Group Inc. (AIG) on Monday reported a first-quarter loss of $183 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

  • new storyPuerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help story has photos
    Updated: May-02-16 5:39 pm

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A spiraling Puerto Rico debt crisis reached a new milestone as the island missed nearly $370 million on a bond payment Monday and officials warned of worse to come if the U.S. Congress doesn't help it dig out from a mountain of debt.

  • new storyTeens to witness mock crash ahead of prom, graduation season 
    Updated: May-02-16 5:17 pm

    TOWER CITY, North Dakota - Students at a North Dakota high school will be witnessing a mock car-crash event as part of a safety campaign that authorities are launching ahead of prom and graduation season.

  • new storyDrug maker to pay Nebraska $1.48 million in settlement 
    Updated: May-02-16 5:14 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska will receive $1.48 million from a pharmaceutical company to settle allegations that the drug maker knowingly underpaid rebates owned to the Nebraska's Medicaid drug rebate program.

  • new storySports Authority plans to sell assets 
    Updated: May-02-16 5:14 pm

    NEW YORK - Sports Authority will sell some or all of its assets rather than trying to reorganize under bankruptcy protection.

  • new storyQ&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis, what it means for muni bonds story has photos
    Updated: May-02-16 5:11 pm

    NEW YORK - Puerto Rico's worsening debt crisis is dimming the economic outlook for the U.S. territory and putting pressure on Congress to help resolve the situation but it is having little effect on the market for municipal bonds and most investors.

  • Anadarko Petroleum reports 1Q loss 
    Updated: May-02-16 4:53 pm

    THE WOODLANDS, Texas - Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) on Monday reported a loss of $1.03 billion in its first quarter.

  • Delta gets Mexican OK for Aeromexico joint venture 
    Updated: May-02-16 4:50 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexico's anti-monopoly commission has approved a plan for a joint venture between U.S. carrier Delta Airlines and Mexico's Aeromexico, with conditions.

  • The Might of Mickey: Orlando still top US destination 
    Updated: May-02-16 4:47 pm

    ORLANDO, Florida - It's a crowded world after all - at least in Orlando's hotels and theme parks.

  • Parties ask to revisit AEP, FirstEnergy deals in Ohio 
    Updated: May-02-16 4:40 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Energy and environmental groups are among those asking Ohio regulators to reconsider two deals that allow utility companies to impose short-term rate increases to subsidize some older coal-fired and nuclear power plants.

  • Halliburton, Baker Hughes eye future after merger scuttled story has photos
    Updated: May-02-16 4:25 pm

    DALLAS - Halliburton and Baker Hughes, whose planned merger is the latest big deal to be shot down by antitrust regulators, now must pick up the pieces and shore up their companies during a severe slump in oil and gas drilling.

  • Wells Fargo seeks to stay state lawsuit in 38 Studios deal 
    Updated: May-02-16 4:09 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Wells Fargo Securities is seeking to halt a lawsuit filed by the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. accusing it of withholding crucial information in the state's $75 million deal with 38 Studios, the failed video game company started by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.

  • Idahoans blocked from using paid fantasy sports sites 
    Updated: May-02-16 2:51 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho fantasy sports fans are now blocked from betting on sports contests through two large paid fantasy sports companies.

  • Fiat Chrysler CEO sees future for Alfa Romeo in China 
    Updated: May-02-16 2:14 pm

    TURIN, Italy - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said Monday that the automaker will try to reach full-employment in its Italian plants before the 2018 business plan goal and that the global relaunch of Alfa Romeo will play a key role.

  • FDA effort aims to curb smoking in LGBT community 
    Updated: May-02-16 2:05 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration's latest anti-smoking campaign takes aim at young adults in the LGBT community, who officials say are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as their peers.

  • Bishop Museum president, CEO resigns amid loan investigation 
    Updated: May-02-16 1:46 pm

    HONOLULU - The president and CEO of Honolulu's Bishop Museum is resigning amid a state investigation into whether he illegally gave himself a loan of more than $14,000.

  • Ferrari names Fiat Chrysler chief Marchionne as CEO story has photos
    Updated: May-02-16 1:42 pm

    MILAN - Sergio Marchionne took full control of super sports carmaker Ferrari NV, adding the CEO title on Monday to that of chairman as he positions the carmaker in the luxury goods space and seeks to regain Formula 1 glory.

  • Bishop Museum president, CEO resigns amid loan investigation 
    Updated: May-02-16 1:41 pm

    HONOLULU - The president and CEO of the Honolulu's Bishop Museum is resigning amid a state investigation into whether he illegally gave himself a loan of more than $14,000.

  • Correction: Buffett arrives for Berkshire Hathaway meeting story has photos
    Updated: May-02-16 12:38 pm

    OMAHA, Nebraska - In a story April 30 about Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Fabio Rivera is a student at the University of Arkansas. He attends Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas.

  • Gannett tells Tribune shareholders not to vote for board 
    Updated: May-02-16 11:49 am

    NEW YORK - Gannett is escalating its pursuit of rival newspaper company Tribune, telling shareholders of Tribune not to vote for its board member nominees up for election in June.

  • Tennessee disregarded red flags with TNReady testing firm 
    Updated: May-02-16 11:42 am

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee officials knew of concerns about a testing company's ability to fulfill a $107.7 million contract to administer the new online TNReady standardized test even before this year's failed rollout, internal documents show.

  • Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice 
    Updated: May-02-16 11:38 am

    CHICAGO - A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.