• Governor pledges $1M for sexual assault victims in Baltimore

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is pledging at least $1 million in grants to help groups that serve victims of sexual assault in Baltimore after the Justice Department found the police department’s responses to sexual assault “grossly inadequate.”

  • The signature pink mustache of ride-booking company Lyft sits on the hood of a vehicle during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M., on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. Legislation signed earlier this year cleared up regulatory uncertainty and allowed for Lyft and other ride-booking services, like Uber, to resume operations in the state. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

    Lyft resumes ride-booking service in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is welcoming the ride-booking company Lyft back to New Mexico.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, photograph, Jenna Galgano successfully grabs a stuffed toy animal while playing a claw machine game at an arcade in Atlantic City, N.J. The game is an arcade and amusement park staple with a dedicated fan base. New Jersey state Sen. Nicholas Scutari feels that claw machines target young children who think they can easily snatch a big prize. He's proposed legislation that calls for more oversight of the claw game, which is regulated by the state's Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, which oversees the amusement industry. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Retracting the claw game: Lawmaker targets arcade favorite

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It’s an amusement park staple with a dedicated fan base. But how often does anyone really win at the claw machine?