• US stock indexes slip after push to record highs

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed Friday, keeping indexes near record highs following a six-day winning streak. Technology companies, which have led the market’s recent rally, are slightly lower as video game companies skid and energy companies are sliding. Household goods companies are rising as beauty products makers Ulta and Coty climb.

  • Flood of off-lease used cars push prices down, upend market

    DETROIT (AP) — In 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases accounted for more than three-quarters of Q50 sales.

    Updated: 10:24 am

  • The Latest: Trump’s push at NATO getting attention online

    NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):

  • Moody’s cuts China credit rating over rising debt

    BEIJING (AP) — The Moody’s ratings agency on Wednesday cut China’s credit rating due to surging debt, prompting a protest by Beijing and highlighting challenges faced by Communist leaders as they overhaul a slowing economy.

  • The Latest: New Mexico Legislature begins special session

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on efforts by New Mexico lawmakers to resolve a state budget crisis (all times local):

  • How food stamp cuts could ripple through the economy

    NEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to curtail the nation’s food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets.

  • US stocks extend rally to fifth day as tech companies rise

    Shares in Asia are higher after an overnight advance on Wall Street spurred by the latest meeting minutes from the Federal Reserve.

  • Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — They are stylistic opposites, one a bombastic tycoon-turned-president, the other a famously modest pope. They disagree openly on such weighty issues as immigration, climate change and economic policy.

  • US stocks inch higher as health care companies gain ground

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly higher Tuesday morning as health care companies including makers of scientific instruments and drugs rise. Beverage makers are also gaining, leading household products makers upward. Stocks rose for the past three trading days following a steep loss last Wednesday.

  • Complex world of border trade: Cattle go north, meat south

    REYNOSA, Mexico (AP) — Waving arms and brandishing a long electric prod, the ranch hands and truck drivers herd about 400 leggy calves onto trucks as the sun crests on the outskirts of this border city. After spending their first eight months on the ranches of Gildardo Lopez Hinojosa, the calves are about to cross the border — bound for Texas and U.S. feed lots beyond.