• This 2010 photo provided by Panera shows the company's founder and CEO Ron Shaich. Shaich considers himself the “discover-in-chief,” meaning he’s in charge of ensuring the bakery chain’s image doesn’t grow stale as it continues to grow. (Courtesy of Panera via AP)

    Panera CEO on self-respect, and why he often avoids gluten

    NEW YORK (AP) — Panera founder and CEO Ron Shaich considers himself the “discoverer-in-chief,” meaning he’s in charge of ensuring the bakery chain’s image doesn’t grow stale.

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  • Signs mark a Wal-Mart store and a Spec's liquor store across the street from each other along Loop 336 in Conroe, Texas, in this Aug. 26, 2016, photo. Spec's, one of the state's largest liquor store chains, belongs to the Texas Package Stores Association, a trade group that has received court approval to join the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission in a lawsuit Wal-Mart has filed against the agency that dispenses liquor licenses. Wal-Mart wants to begin selling bottled liquor in Texas but contends it is prevented by TABC rules that are unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Michael Graczyk)

    Wal-Mart takes Texas to court to crack liquor-sales market

    HOUSTON (AP) — Wal-Mart’s court fight to sell liquor at its stores in Texas looks to be back on track, but the courtroom is getting crowded.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, photo, truck and automobile traffic mix on Interstate 5, headed north through Fife, Wash., near the Port of Tacoma. The federal government wants to limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can drive on the nation’s highways. A new regulation posted Friday, Aug. 26, would impose the nationwide limit by electronically capping speeds with a device on newly-made U.S. vehicles that weigh more than 26,000 pounds. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers

    DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation’s highways.

  • In this Friday, July 22, 2016, photo, Pecha Berry Pokeseed doughnuts, top left and center, are displayed in a box of doughnuts from Doughnut Plant, in New York. From doughnut shops to zoos, businesses and organizations are finding creative ways to capitalize on “Pokemon Go.” (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Pokemon doughnuts, exercise classes tap game’s popularity.

    NEW YORK (AP) — Weeks into the “Pokemon Go” craze, demand remains strong for “Poke Ball”-shaped treats made by a high-end doughnut company, one of many businesses and organizations coming up with creative ways to lure players in their search for the elusive “pocket monsters.”

  • Human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor speaks to Associated Press journalists in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Mansoor was recently targeted by spyware that can hack into Apple's iPhone handset. The company said Thursday it has updated its security. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

    Apple boosts iPhone security after Mideast spyware discovery

    AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor’s iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates’ prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link.

  • Tilman Fertitta donates $20M to University of Houston sports

    HOUSTON (AP) — Businessman Tilman Fertitta (fuhr-TEE’-tuh) has given $20 million to the University of Houston in what school officials say is the largest donation for Cougar sports.

  • In this Saturday, June 18, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks by the Sentinel Bridge in the Yosemite Valley in front of Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in the park, at Yosemite National Park, Calif. In a new project with National Geographic, Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality, in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park. The 11-minute VR video, narrated by Obama, is one part paean to the wonders of America’s national parks and one part warning of the threat posed by climate change. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park.

  • This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Texas. Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, said Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

    Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn’t budge on price

    The maker of EpiPens offered patients more help to pay for its costly emergency allergy shots but didn’t budge Thursday on the $608 price.

  • An autonomous vehicle is parked for its test drive in Singapore Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The world’s first self-driving taxis, operated by nuTonomy, an autonomous vehicle software startup, will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday, Aug. 25. The service will start small - six cars now, growing to a dozen by the end of the year. The ultimate goal, say nuTonomy officials, is to have a fully self-driving taxi fleet in Singapore by 2018, which will help sharply cut the number of cars on Singapore’s congested roads. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim)

    World’s first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

    SINGAPORE (AP) — The world’s first self-driving taxis began picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday.

  • Correction: Water Park-Fatality-Regulation story

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — In a story Aug. 12 about the regulation in Kansas for amusement park rides, The Associated Press erroneously reported that South Dakota was among the states that have no laws regulating the industry. South Dakota passed a law requiring inspections in 2014.