• GMC cuts size and cost of Acadia mid-size SUV for 2017

    For The Associated Press (AP) — GMC has given the Acadia the biggest makeover in its 10-year history, shrinking the size and the price of its best-selling SUV while making it more fuel efficient and giving it new technology.

  • Oregon flyfishers want to ban jetboats from portion of river

    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A fishing club in Oregon is asking officials to ban jet-powered boat engines from a portion of the upper Rogue River.

  • Rio Rancho man’s book collection spans centuries

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mike Vincent pulls out a couple of Bibles not much bigger than decks of playing cards, one of them from the 1500s, the other from the 1600s, one in Latin and the other in French.

  • Gazans excited over territory’s new indoor mall

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In a welcome sign of normalcy, a new Western-style indoor shopping mall — complete with an international retail chain, three-story bookstore and bustling food court — has opened in the Gaza Strip.

  • Another catch-and-release season expected on Mille Lacs Lake

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Walleye anglers face another year of catch-and-release fishing on Mille Lacs Lake.

  • Even at anything-goes Carnival, these lyrics raise eyebrows

    SAO PAULO (AP) — The typical notion of Carnival in Brazil is that anything goes: no headdress too big, no outfit too small, no song too ribald. This year, some organizers of the world’s best known street party are saying: “Enough!” At least to the lyrics.

  • Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability

    DETROIT (AP) — Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners.

  • Warm weather forces shutdown at southern Indiana ski resort

    PAOLI, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana ski resort has suspended operations amid unseasonably warm weather.

  • Review: In ‘Get Out,’ the two-faced horrors of racism

    Fifty years after Sidney Poitier upended the latent racial prejudices of his white date’s liberal family in “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” writer-director Jordan Peele has crafted a similar confrontation with altogether more combustible results in “Get Out.”

  • Sticker shock for olive oil buyers after bad Italian harvest

    ROME (AP) — From specialty shops in Rome to supermarkets around the world, lovers of Italian olive oil are in for some sticker shock this year, with prices due to jump by as much as 20 percent.