• Microsoft vice president for Surface Computing Panos Panay talks about the new Surface Pro 4 tablet during a presentation, in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. The Surface Pro 4 tablet is faster and thinner than before, yet it comes with a slightly larger screen at 12.3 inches. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Competition for Microsoft lineup, which targets high end

    NEW YORK (AP) — The success of Microsoft’s fall lineup of devices will ride on the company’s ability to convince people who got free Windows 10 software upgrades this summer to spring for new devices — specifically, Windows devices.

  • In this May 22, 2013, file photo crews works to contain odors from a slow-burning underground fire smoldering near a cache of nuclear waste at the Bridgeton Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo. Authorities have quietly adopted an emergency plan in case the smoldering embers ever reach the waste, a potentially "catastrophic event" that could release radioactive fallout in a plume of smoke over a densely populated area of suburban St. Louis.  (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Roland Klose, File) MANDADORY CREDIT; EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

    Disaster plan developed in case fire reaches nuclear waste

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Beneath the surface of a St. Louis-area landfill lurk two things that should never meet: a slow-burning fire and a cache of Cold War-era nuclear waste, separated by no more than 1,200 feet.

  • In this March 14, 2014 file photo, assembly line workers build a 2015 Chrysler 200 automobile at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich. The United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike against Fiat Chrysler after its membership rejected a tentative contract deal with the company. In a Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 statement, Fiat Chrysler said that it received a strike notice from the union, and that it continues to work toward reaching an agreement. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    UAW threatens strike in contract talks with Fiat Chrysler

    DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike against Fiat Chrysler after its membership rejected a tentative contract deal with the company.

  • This photo provided by NBC shows, Jay Leno, center, in season one of "Jay Leno's Garage," in Los Angeles. The new show debuts Wed., Oct. 7, 2015, at 10 p.m. ET on CNBC. (Vivian Zink/NBC via AP))

    ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ rolls into prime-time on CNBC

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jay Leno says it’s been easy to lure Francis Ford Coppola, Laurence Fishburne and other famous folks to his new car-centric TV show.

  • Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona speaks at a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. The Indians finished 81-80 and missed the playoffs for the second straight year. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Indians promote general manager Chris Antonetti

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona doesn’t like being an October outsider. This is his month.

  • Future of 3 teams on agenda when NFL owners meet

    NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners will look west (Los Angeles), east (Europe) and south (Mexico) at their fall meetings Wednesday.

  • CORRECT LOCATION TO NORTHFIELD, NOT ROXBURY - Emergency first responders assist a woman, center, as she is transferred to an ambulance from a trailer attached to an all-terrain vehicle near the site of an Amtrak train derailment, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Northfield, Vt.  The Amtrak train, headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., derailed in central Vermont on Monday after apparently striking rocks that were on the tracks about 20 miles southwest of the capital, Montpelier. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)

    Federal investigators probe Amtrak train accident in Vermont

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Special fences protect railroad tracks from rock slides in some parts of the country, but the head of Amtrak said Tuesday it’s unclear if the mechanisms could have prevented a derailment that injured seven people in Vermont.

  • In this Sept. 30, 2015 photo, Actors' Equity President Kate Shindle poses for a portrait in New York. At just 38, Shindle is the youngest president in Equity's history. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)

    Kate Shindle, the young head of Actors’ Equity, reaches out

    NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most powerful people on Broadway has a corner office with a stunning view of Times Square. But there’s a catch: The salary is lousy.

  • Federal grant aims to bring recycling to New Mexico tribes

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Recycling Coalition will be developing a training program and providing technical assistance to help Native American communities around the state with recycling programs.

  • Chung says he is facing lengthy FIFA suspension

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon said Tuesday he is facing a 19-year suspension by the ethics committee of the world football body for alleged ethics breaches surrounding South Korea’s failed bid for the 2022 World Cup, and also for openly criticizing the committee.