• NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association is facing a corporate backlash as companies take a closer look at their investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre. A handful of companies have ended discount programs with the...

  • Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions of dollars against his New York real estate in recent years. The most serious exposure may be for...

  • Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia have expanded their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting gifts from foreign and state governments, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman. Legal experts...

  • How the AP-NORC poll on America's mood was conducted

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    The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on America's outlook about the country was conducted by NORC from Feb. 15-19. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,337 adults who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel. The...

  • AP-NORC Poll: Worries about the country, hopes for economy

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans believe the country's overall direction has dipped in the past year. What's more, only 28 percent are optimistic that things will get better in the year to come. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public...

  • Prosecutors: Developer gave illicit cash to LA politicians

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A real estate developer was charged Friday with making nearly $200,000 in illegal campaign contributions to committees that supported Mayor Eric Garcetti and seven other Los Angeles politicians while seeking approval to build a massive apartment complex. Samuel...

  • Dropbox seeking to raise $500 million in stock market debut

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the world's largest online services for backing up documents, photos and other video is opening its files in an initial public offering of stock. Dropbox is hoping to raise $500 million in an IPO that comes 11 years after it started in San Francisco. The...

  • Warren Buffett is stepping down from Kraft Heinz board

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Warren Buffett is stepping down from the board of directors of Kraft Heinz Co. The Chicago-based food and beverage giant says the 87-year-old billionaire investor will retire from its board when his term ends in April as he moves to cut back on travel. Buffett is the...

  • BB&T says 'equipment malfunction' led to service outage

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — BB&T continued its work on Friday to restore all of its online banking services after an outage blamed on an equipment malfunction left some customers unable to access their accounts. The Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based bank posted a statement on its...

  • The Latest: Dems say Interior changes a gift to industry

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a proposal to reorganize the Department of Interior and speed up permitting by the agency (all times local): 4:45 p.m. House Democrats say U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's revised plan to overhaul his department's sprawling bureaucracy has the...

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