• Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority

    LONDON (AP) — Even before the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester, England, arena Monday night, the Chicago Cubs were evaluating ways to make the area around Wrigley Field safer.

  • New Mexico House speaker says tax reforms won’t get vote

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal to overhaul New Mexico’s tax on sales and business services will not come to a vote during a special legislative session, Democratic House Speaker Brian Egolf announced Tuesday.

    Updated: 6:21 pm

  • Football leaks: French police raid PSG HQ, 3 players’ homes

    PARIS (AP) — A French official says police investigating suspected tax fraud linked to the soccer industry have raided the headquarters of Paris Saint-Germain and the homes of three Argentine players in France.

  • 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.

  • New Mexico budget woes bring national teachers union leader

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The national president of the American Federation of Teachers is coming to New Mexico amid the state’s budget woes.

  • Repairs study set for Evansville’s 102-year-old Bosse Field

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An evaluation is planned on Evansville’s 102-year-old baseball stadium after state lawmakers approved allowing a special tax for needed repairs.

  • New Jersey to vote on bill to regulate daily fantasy sports

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s Democrat-led Assembly has approved legislation to regulate and tax daily fantasy sports.

  • New rule gradually bringing corporate tax breaks to light

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Want to know how much money governments give away in corporate tax breaks? Good luck.

  • Oklahoma crisis offers opportunity for hapless Democrats

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma state budget has been cut so deeply that two elementary schools in state Rep. Jason Dunnington’s district can no longer afford to pay for art teachers. A hospital is struggling after lawmakers axed a fund for uncompensated care.

  • Pacific ministers commit to move ahead with pact without US

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vietnam committed Sunday to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact after the United States pulled out.