• Misguided virus fears hitting Asian American businesses

    NEW YORK (AP) — In Arizona, a burgeoning Asian American community fields xenophobic calls about a planned night market featuring Asian street foods. In New York, a dim sum restaurant owner worries he won’t make rent. In the San Francisco Bay Area, a local Asian American-owned restaurant chain is mulling temporarily shuttering one of its properties because of the downturn in trade.

  • How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

    Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Tuesday, erasing some of the market’s gains from the past two weeks.

  • Shares fall in Asia as virus outbreak hits profits, events

    BANGKOK (AP) — Shares slipped in Asia on Tuesday as the impact from the virus outbreak that began in China deepened, with Apple saying it would fail to meet its profit target and China moving to postpone or cancel major events including the Beijing auto show.

  • Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change.

  • Apple warns China virus will cut iPhone production, sales

    CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple Inc. is warning investors that it won’t meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones.

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

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the Justice Department’s handling of the legal case of his confidant, Roger Stone.

  • Cost of China’s anti-virus fight rises with workers idle

    BEIJING (AP) — Real estate agent Du Xuekun’s sales usually jump after the Lunar New Year holiday. But this year, Du has been at home for a month with no income after vast swathes of China’s economy were shut down in a sweeping effort to contain a virus outbreak.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s wall claim is beyond ‘redemption’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, President Donald Trump told a rally that people who are in the United States illegally are paying for his Mexico border wall. It was the latest iteration of his effort to convince the public that Mexico is covering the cost, just as he promised throughout his 2016 campaign and since.

  • Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

    NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer who gained fame by representing porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits involving President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike.

  • US stocks rise slightly, on track for weekly gains

    Wall Street closed out a wobbly day of trading Friday with the major stock indexes notching their second straight weekly gain.