• Correction: Trump-Manufacturing story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 23 about a meeting that President Donald Trump held with two dozen manufacturing executives, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to Doug Oberhelman as the CEO of Caterpillar Inc. Oberhelman is the current chairman and former CEO of Caterpillar.

  • $9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf violations

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers.

  • St. Louis ordinance seeks to pre-empt Missouri abortion laws

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on “reproductive health decisions,” an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri’s Republican-controlled Legislature.

  • State lawmakers fear backlash from giving themselves a raise

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Want to complain to your legislators about wage stagnation? Chances are they’ve gone just as long — maybe longer — without a raise.

  • How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago sports franchises and national players’ advocates are squaring off over whether injured professional athletes should be allowed to earn certain worker compensation benefits like other workers.

  • Clark: Comments “unprofessional” on Betances arbitration

    PHOENIX (AP) — Baseball union chief Tony Clark calls the public comments surrounding the salary arbitration hearing involving Yankees reliever Dellin Betances “unprecedented” and “unprofessional.”

  • Revived by rally, Trump turns back to governing

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump brought more contenders for national security adviser to his Palm Beach club for in-person interviews Sunday, hoping to fill the job in the coming days as he seeks to refocus his young administration.