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US gas prices steady at $2.53 per gallon over past 2 weeks

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline remained steady at $2.53 per gallon over the past two weeksFebruary 23, 2020, 10:30 PM1 min...

Opioid settlement still elusive as some lawyers criticize it

Lawyers for some state and local governments say the deal being offered by companies in a sweeping national settlement over the toll of...

Former Iowa governor, US ag secretary to monitor drugmaker

Former Iowa governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has been hired to monitor Purdue Pharma as the OxyContin maker goes through...

Kia recalls SUVs, vans; electrical problem can cause fires

Kia is joining its affiliate Hyundai in recalling thousands of vehicles in the U.S. because water can get into a brake computer, cause...

Finally let off cruise, passengers desperate for flight home

BANGKOK -- The cheers of celebration have faded. The waving of roses has ceased. Having finally reached a friendly port in Cambodia willing...

Misguided virus fears hitting Asian American businesses

NEW YORK -- In Arizona, a burgeoning Asian American community fields xenophobic calls about a planned night market featuring Asian street foods. In...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s exaggerations on Roger Stone sentence

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the Justice Department's handling of the legal case...

Virus renews safety concerns about slaughtering wild animals

BEIJING -- China cracked down on the sale of exotic species after an outbreak of a new virus in 2002 was linked to...

Houston blast prompts safety debate in city with no zoning

HOUSTON -- Houston’s lack of zoning restrictions has left many residents with neighbors they don't want: petrochemical facilities and businesses that handle hazardous...

AP Exclusive: Agency memo contradicts Greyhound on bus raids

SEATTLE -- A Customs and Border Protection memo obtained by The Associated Press confirms that bus companies such as Greyhound do not have...

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Economic toll of virus sinks in, duration remains an unknown

The Dow Jones Industrial Average over the past five days: up 1,293, down 785, up 1,173, down 969, down 256. The Dow sank...

Austin officials cancel South by Southwest festival

The organizers of South By Southwest have cancelled the annual arts and technology festival, saying they are devastated but that they recognize it...

FAA seeks $19.7 million penalty against Boeing over sensors

Federal regulators want to fine Boeing $19.7 million for using sensors that weren’t listed as compatible with systems that pilots use to see...