• In  this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 photo, Du Daozheng, editor of the Yanhuang Chunqiu magazine looks on during an interview at his home in Beijing. Du, a 93-year old publisher, a former aide to the ousted Communist Party leader Zhao Ziyang and a stalwart of the party's liberal wing, announced this week the suspension of the magazine, Yanhuang Chunqiu, after government officials ordered a leadership reshuffle and seized its offices and servers. (AP Photo/Gerry Shih)

    Ouster of liberal Chinese magazine publisher marks era’s end

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s best-known liberal journal has endured, by its publisher’s count, 16 major clashes with authorities since its founding in 1991. It has irritated, and outlasted, two Chinese leaders, he says, but it likely won’t survive President Xi Jinping.

  • Houston’s Clowney part of Columbia business

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is joining in a new business in his college town.

  • In this July 12, 2016 photo, Ecuadorian writer Cesar Baquerizo is interviewed in New York. Baquerizo who suffered prejudice in Ecuador for being gay, is having his first novel, “A Safe Place With You,” published by Pen Name Publishing. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Gay Ecuadorian author overcomes barriers and publishes novel

    NEW YORK (AP) — As a deaf and gay student in Ecuador, Cesar Baquerizo was bullied and a victim of societal prejudice.

  • Longtime MLB worker, spouse among 3 killed in NY plane crash

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Major League Baseball says one of its longtime employees and her husband were among the three people killed when their small plane crashed in upstate New York last weekend.

  • Mystery numbers in N. Korea broadcasts carry Cold War echoes

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s state radio has recently broadcast strings of indecipherable numbers, Seoul officials said Tuesday, in a possible resumption of a Cold War-era method of sending coded messages to spies operating in South Korea.

  • This June 24, 2015, file photo, shows the Netflix Apple TV app icon, in South Orange, N.J. Netflix reports financial results on Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Dan Goodman, File)

    Netflix facing tougher times as US subscriber growth slows

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After years of spectacular success, Netflix is starting to hit some potholes. The high-flying internet video service added only 160,000 U.S. subscribers from April through June, its lowest gain in the period since splitting up its video-streaming and DVD-by-mail services five years ago.

  • Panthers owner Richardson receives statue outside stadium

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers partners have presented team owner Jerry Richardson and his family with a sculpture outside of the north gate of the team’s downtown stadium.

  • In this July 7 , 2016 photo, Reika Oozeki, Japanese Vine artist, speaks while showing her work on a smart phone during an interview with The Associated Press in Tokyo.  Companies attempting to appeal to Japanese youngsters are getting help from teenage stars on Vine, the social network devoted to six-second videos. Oozeki, 19, became a sensation overnight on Vine when she was just 17, offering snarky sketches of life. (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama)

    Japan companies seek hipness through teens posting to Vine

    TOKYO (AP) — What’s helping turn Japanese youngsters into stars on Vine, the Twitter-owned social network devoted to looping, six-second video clips, is the stodginess of this nation’s business world.