• Watch geeks drive booming trade in preowned pieces

    NEW YORK (AP) — Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy.

  • Insider Q&A: Mars Inc.’s Stephen Badger

    Mars Inc. marches to its own beat.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts fighting words in Macron’s mouth

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump put fighting words in his French counterpart’s mouth this past week and assailed the special counsel’s Russia investigation with a familiar and false characterization of the man leading it.

  • US Congresswoman calls for delay in New Mexico oil case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico oil and gas regulators are being pressured to delay a decision on an application by a Texas-based company that seeks to ease restrictions on well locations in one of the nation’s oldest producing basins.

  • Trump says he will name EPA’s acting chief Andrew Wheeler to head the agency

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he will name EPA’s acting chief Andrew Wheeler to head the agency.

  • Judge: White House must immediately return press credentials of CNN’s Jim Acosta

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge: White House must immediately return press credentials of CNN’s Jim Acosta .

  • Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a return to New York.

  • Police release 911 calls from warehouse shooting suspect

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two hours after authorities say a 30-year-old man shot and wounded three co-workers at an Albuquerque warehouse, he called 911 to tell police he had been the one who opened fire at his workplace after hearing voices in his head.

  • Utility asked last month to hike bills over California fires

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A utility facing severe financial pressure amid speculation its equipment may have sparked a deadly Northern California wildfire asked U.S. energy regulators last month for permission to raise its customers’ monthly bills to harden its system against wildfires and deliver a sizable increase in profits to shareholders.

  • EU and Britain start on campaign to sell Brexit deal

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May defied mounting calls to quit or change course Thursday over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, warning that abandoning her Brexit plan would plunge the country into “deep and grave uncertainty.”