• US rig count up 10 this week to 491, Texas up 8

    HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 10 this week to 491.

  • Recent documents in bridge case to remain sealed, judge says

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge hearing the case of two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal has ruled that recent filings are to remain under seal.

  • China's Shang Rong performs during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around qualifications at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

    Taking stock: NBC learning about changed viewer habits

    NEW YORK (AP) — For future Olympics, NBC says it will look at how some of its tech-savvy customers are programming the games themselves for advice on putting together its own broadcasts.

  • This July 9, 2015 photo shows a Wall Street sign near the New York Stock Exchange in New York.  World stock markets turned lower on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 as investors speculated whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in coming months. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    US stocks skid as market heads lower for the week

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks took small losses Friday to end a quiet week of trading. Energy companies fell as a rally in oil prices faded and investors continue to sell the safe assets they favored earlier this year. Technology and materials companies made small gains.

  • Daily's President and CEO Aubrey Edge, left, Jacksonville Jaguars NFL football team owner Shad Khan, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Jaguars President Mark Lamping, right, break ground on the second phase of a $90 million upgrade to EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla., Friday Aug. 19, 2016. The new complex called Daily's Place, will feature an amphitheater and a multi-use indoor practice facility. 
 (AP Photo/Mark Long)

    Jaguars break ground on amphitheater, indoor facility

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Of all the money Shad Khan has spent on the Jacksonville Jaguars since buying the franchise in 2012, his most expensive venture has been upgrading talent the last two years.

  • In this July 29, 2015, file photo, French police officers carry a piece of debris from a plane known as a "flaperon" on the shore of Saint-Andre, Reunion Island. An Australian official says experts hunting for the missing Malaysian airliner are attempting to define a new search area by studying where in the Indian Ocean the first piece of wreckage recovered from the lost Boeing 777 _ a wing flap _ most likely drifted from after the disaster that claimed 239 lives. (AP Photo/Lucas Marie, File)

    Experts use drift modeling to define new MH370 search zone

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Experts hunting for the missing Malaysian airliner are attempting to define a new search area by studying where in the Indian Ocean the first piece of wreckage recovered from the lost Boeing 777 — a wing flap — most likely drifted from after the disaster that claimed 239 lives, the new leader of the search said.

  • 177 Indonesians carrying Philippine passports apprehended

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Immigration authorities at Manila’s airport intercepted 177 Indonesians carrying Philippine passports before they boarded a flight Friday to Saudi Arabia.

  • In this March 2003 photo released by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, a whitecoat baby harp seal rests in the snow in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada. "Huntwatch," a documentary by the organization about the fight to end commercial seal hunts, premieres in September 2016 on Discovery. The producers say it includes grainy but powerful archive footage that had languished in the basement of the group’s headquarters on Cape Cod for nearly five decades. (Stewart Cook/IFAW via AP)

    Rated ‘S’ for slaughter? New film questions Canada seal hunt

    BOSTON (AP) — It’s not an easy movie to watch: Hunters clubbing seals to death and bloodying the otherwise pristine ice of the Canadian Arctic.

  • Enviro groups file suit to try and stop SE pipeline project

    ATLANTA (AP) — Environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit to stop a 516-mile-long natural gas pipeline that would run through three Southeastern states.

  • Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to reporters following morning meetings with the baseball owners in Houston, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

    MLB may consider limits on pitching changes, shifts

    HOUSTON (AP) — Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport’s most radical changes in decades.