• For ‘Okja,’ growing a GMO pig from page to screen

    NEW YORK (AP) — The giant genetically modified pig of Bong Joon-ho’s “Okja” is 8-feet tall, 13-feet long and would, if real, weigh six tons. It looks most like a hippo, but it has big floppy dog ears and moves a little like an elephant.

    Updated: 12:07 pm

  • China tightens online video controls, jolting investors

    BEIJING (AP) — Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments on sensitive issues. The move prompted a sell-off in the U.S.-traded shares of Sina Corp. and its microblog service, Sina Weibo.

  • ‘Superhero’ 3D printed hands help kids dream in Argentina

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Being born without fingers can be tough for any child. Getting new ones — especially red and blue superhero themed digits — has made 8-year-old Kaori Misue a vibrant playground star.

    Updated: 7:39 am

  • In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest on Wednesday for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters — the kind of event he relished before winning the White House.

  • 529s make it easier to ask family, friends for college cash

    NEW YORK (AP) — People have used crowdfunding sites to raise money for business ideas, help afford medical emergencies and even to pay for vacations. Now the concept is coming to college savings.

  • Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact

    NEW YORK (AP) — Among the many questions being asked about Amazon’s intended purchase of Whole Foods is one from small and medium-sized food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me?

  • Intel signs up as top Olympic sponsor through 2024

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says it has signed a deal with technology provider Intel, one week after McDonald’s ended its long-standing sponsorship three years early.

  • Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

    DETROIT (AP) — Travis Kalanick’s combative personality created the culture that let Uber grow from startup to behemoth in just eight years. But under his direction the ride-hailing company had trouble growing up, leading to his downfall.

  • Amazon aiming to be the dressing room in your house

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hoping to claim more territory once held by department stores, essentially placing a dressing room in your house.

  • Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.