• Correction: Earns-Dr Pepper Snapple Group story

    PLANO, Texas (AP) — In a story April 27 about Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s first-quarter earnings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company makes Fiji Water. Dr Pepper distributes Fiji Water.

  • Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Chicago, after his sentencing on federal banking charges which he pled guilty to last year. Hastert was sentenced to more than a year in prison in the hush-money case that included accusations he sexually abused teenagers while coaching high school wrestling.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Next for Hastert: prison, polygraph, sex-offender treatment

    CHICAGO (AP) — Now that a judge branded him “a serial child molester,” Dennis Hastert must prepare to serve his 15-month prison sentence. Once he’s out, the former House speaker must participate in a sex-offender program that could include lie-detector and other tests to determine how many children he’s molested in his lifetime.

  • This June 4, 2014, file photo, shows Amazon boxes in Phoenix. Amazon reports financial results Thursday, April 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

    How Amazon convinced you to pay up for shopping

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is clearly entering its Prime. Meaning, of course, its $100 annual membership program, now a decade old, which has accomplished the remarkable feat of convincing millions of people to pay an annual fee for the privilege of, well, shopping.

  • Lance Armstrong asking judge to end government lawsuit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lance Armstrong has asked a federal judge to end a lawsuit against him by the U.S. government that seeks to recover millions of dollars in sponsorship money the U.S. Postal Service paid to his cycling teams.

  • In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, file photo, shoppers stop to look in the window of a lighting store in the Design District of Miami Beach, Fla. The U.S. economy inched forward at the weakest pace in two years from January through March, as consumer spending growth slowed, business investment plunged and exports declined further, according to data released by the Commerce Department, Thursday, April 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

    US economy struggles at start of election year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It was not a great start for the U.S. economy.

  • Cuban exiles drop lawsuit over Carnival cruise to island

    MIAMI (AP) — Two Cuban exiles have dropped their federal discrimination lawsuit against Carnival Corp. after the cruise line reached an agreement with the communist-run island to permit Cuban-born passengers to make the voyage.

  • Tough guy Colton Orr retires after 9-year NHL career

    TORONTO (AP) — NHL tough guy Colton Orr has retired after nine years in the league.

  • In this March 1, 2016 file photo, a University of Michigan equipment truck is parked next to a practice field at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The NCAA’s Division I Board of Directors has rescinded the ban on satellite camps.
The board’s action Thursday, April 28, 2016, comes almost three weeks after the Division I Council approved a proposal prohibiting Bowl Subdivision coaches from holding or working at camps and clinics away from their schools.  (AP Photo/Ralph Russo, File)

    NCAA Board of Directors brings back satellite football camps

    The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer.

  • Dodgers radio announcers Monday and Steiner sign new deals

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers broadcasters Rick Monday and Charley Steiner have signed multi-year deals to continue their 12-year partnership on the team’s flagship radio station.

  • In this Nov. 29, 2015, file photo, travelers walk to their gates at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Airline schedule changes aren’t always a bad thing. Savvy travelers can use them to their advantage to book the flights they want without paying expensive change fees. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

    Taking advantage of airline schedule changes to save money

    NEW YORK (AP) — Airline schedule changes are often frustrating. Suddenly a mid-morning flight shifts to one leaving before sunrise or a leisurely layover turns into a mad dash to the next gate.