• In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition uses a wireless monitor to record the temperature outside and inside of a closed vehicle at St. Mary's Market Days in Evansville, Ind. The deaths of four children in hot cars in recent days has brought the number of such deaths across the U.S. this year to at least 23, nearly matching the total for all of 2015 and prompting experts to plead for vigilance and warn parents that it can happen to anyone. (Darrin Phegley/Evansville Courier & Press via AP)

    Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parents

    DALLAS (AP) — The deaths of four children in hot cars in recent days has brought the number across the U.S. this year to at least 23, nearly matching the total for all of last year and prompting experts to plead for vigilance and warn parents that it can happen to anyone.

  • In this Monday, May 20, 2013, file photo, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during a news conference in New York. On Monday, July 25, 2016, Verizon formally announced that it is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

    Yahoo’s Mayer: A trailblazer, but no game-changer for women

    NEW YORK (AP) — Marissa Mayer was a rarity: A major tech-company CEO who served while pregnant and, later, as a mother of young children. But her trailblazing has done little to meaningfully improve the second-class status of women in tech, a more deep-seated problem that will take many years — and certainly more than one person — to fix.

  • Entrepreneur Peter Thiel speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Excited by Trump, gay Republicans struggle with rest of GOP

    CLEVELAND (AP) — With five letters, Donald Trump brushed off decades of Republican reluctance to voice full-throated support for gay rights — at least for a night.