• Appeals court dismisses minor league player suit against MLB

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court upheld a ruling that dismissed a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages.

  • Detroit strikes $4.3M deal to acquire land for pathway

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit officials say they expect to begin design and construction on a 7.5-mile railroad property this fall to complete a bike and pedestrian pathway around the city.

  • Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy

    Takata’s lethally defective air bags proved to be the company’s undoing Monday. But it could take years to get the dangerous devices off the road in the U.S. and around the world.

  • China sentences 16 from Australia’s Crown Resorts to prison

    SHANGHAI (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company to nine to 10 months in prison on Monday after they pleaded guilty to gambling-related charges, the company and an Australian official said.

  • Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

    BEIJING (AP) — The world’s biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year’s record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions.

  • Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US

    Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people.

  • Honda denies covering up dangers of Takata air bags

    DETROIT (AP) — Honda is going public in an effort to debunk claims by lawyers that it knew about the hazards of exploding Takata air bag inflators nearly two decades ago but covered them up.

  • Debate stirs about female lax players not wearing helmets

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Erin Foster was running toward a groundball at an indoor lacrosse game when she was pushed, sending her unprotected head into a wall.

  • Correction: Shakespearean Trump-Threats story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 21 about threats made over a production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bank of America had pulled its sponsorship of the Public Theater. The company withdrew its support from the production of “Julius Caesar,” but is still a Public Theater sponsor.

  • US stock indexes tick higher as oil’s dismal week eases

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ticked higher Thursday after the price of oil stabilized, at least for now.