• New Mexico economic development secretary moves on

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela will step down at the end of the month to take a job with a nonprofit group that promotes business expansion along the U.S.-Mexico border, the governor’s office said Monday.

  • McConnell: Federal health care overhaul is ‘crashing’

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted Monday that the federal health care overhaul championed by President Barack Obama is likely to undergo changes next year, regardless of who wins the White House and which party has the upper hand in Congress.

  • A view of the tent camp that was set in Arquata Del Tronto, central Italy, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. With thousands left homeless after Italy’s earthquake, authorities are debating how to provide warmer, sturdier housing for them besides the rows of emergency blue tents set up in the Apennine Mountains, where even summer nights can get chilly. (Cristiano Chiodi/ANSA via AP)

    Quake survivors erupt in anger at funeral plan; govt relents

    ROME (AP) — Italian quake survivors rebelled in anger Monday over the government’s plan to hold a state funeral for their loved ones in an airport hangar in a distant town and let them watch it on screens in their emergency tent camp.

  • This Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, photo, shows a display area in the House of Hoops shop at Foot Locker's redesigned Manhattan flagship store in New York. Foot Locker is reorganizing its stores to further highlight top brands, designating areas to showcase trends, and adding more displays of full sports gear to encourage broader shopping. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Foot Locker looks to play up the store experience

    NEW YORK (AP) — Start with the shoes but move on from there. That’s the plan at Foot Locker Inc., long known for its sneakers, which is reorganizing its stores to further highlight top brands, designating areas to showcase trends, and adding more displays of full sports gear to encourage broader shopping.

  • In this photo taken July 25, 2016, Danny Royer, vice president of technology at Bowles Farming Co., prepares to pilot a drone over a tomato field near Los Banos, Calif. The farm hired Royer this year to oversee drones equipped with a state-of-the-art thermal camera. The drone can scan from a bird's-eye view for cool, soggy patches where a gopher may have chewed through the buried drip irrigation line and caused a leak of water, a precious resource in drought-stricken California. On the farm's 2,400-acre tomato crop alone, this year drones could detect enough leaks to save water needed to sustain more than 550 families of four for a year. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

    In drought, drones help California farmers save every drop

    LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — A drone whirred to life in a cloud of dust, then shot hundreds of feet skyward for a bird’s-eye view of a vast tomato field in California’s Central Valley, the nation’s most productive farming region.

  • USA's Frank McCourt gestures in the Marseille city hall, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 in Marseille, southern France. Marseille owner has announced that American businessman Frank McCourt, 63, has bought the popular football team, Olympique de Marseille. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    US businessman McCourt buys Marseille soccer team

    PARIS (AP) — American businessman Frank McCourt is buying French soccer club Marseille from Russian-born billionaire Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, heralding a new chapter for a team that has fallen into the shadow of bitter rival Paris Saint-Germain.

  • A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as hopes continued for a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate cut later this year. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Stocks open moderately higher on Wall Street

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as hopes continued for a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this year.

  • Pokemon, just go: France doesn’t want creatures in schools

    PARIS (AP) — Attention, legendary Pokemon creatures: You may soon be expelled from the schools of France.

  • In this July 8, 2016, file photo, a pharmacist holds a package of EpiPens epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Sacramento, Calif. Mylan said it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism mounts over the price of its injectable medicine. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    Mylan launching generic version of EpiPen

    The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as the furor over repeated U.S. price hikes continues — and looming competition threatens its near-monopoly.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center left, leaves the home of Marcia Riklis, center right, following a private fundraiser in Southampton, N.Y., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment

    SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation’s health care system.