• Indiana crackdown on opioids sparks more pharmacy robberies

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the nation’s opioid epidemic intensified, Indiana cracked down on over-prescribing doctors and “pill mills” catering to people with addictions. The state also took aim at doctor-shopping — the practice of visiting multiple physicians to score more painkillers.

  • US indexes inch higher as energy stocks claw from the hole

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes inched higher Friday as energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index flipped between modest gains and losses and is on track to end the week roughly where it started.

  • The pain and gain of Brexit vote: British economy a year on

    LONDON (AP) — Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain’s decision a year ago to leave the European Union.

  • Asian shares flat as oil steadies; China drops on clampdown

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday, as the price of oil halted its decline to hover near its lowest level in almost a year. Chinese stocks dropped as regulators tightened up scrutiny of some companies.

  • 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.

  • Oil prices rebound modestly but concerns remain

    LONDON (AP) — Oil prices recovered their poise Thursday after slumping to 10-month lows on concerns of a glut in the market. However, concerns about the outlook remain and they weighed on a number of oil stocks in Europe.

  • US stock indexes hold steady as oil’s slide halts

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian financial markets were mostly higher Wednesday after a plunge in oil prices dragged down energy stocks on Wall Street.