• Asian stocks gain after Wall Street records

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Tuesday after Wall Street's major indexes hit new highs as China prepared to open a key political meeting. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index was unchanged at 3,380.38 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 percent to 21,325.67. Hong Kong's Hang...

  • Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl. The report, released Tuesday by the Boston Consulting Group and the...

  • Asian stocks little-changed after Wall Street hits new highs

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were little-changed Tuesday after Wall Street's major indexes rose to new highs as China prepared to open a key political meeting. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index was off 0.1 percent at 3,374.66 while Tokyo's Nikkei 225 was unchanged at...

  • Helmet maker vows fight against Hernandez concussion lawsuit

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Football helmet maker Riddell says it intends to vigorously defend its products and its reputation against concussion-related lawsuits like one lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have filed in Massachusetts against it and the NFL. Des...

  • Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blast

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    KENNER, La. (AP) — Authorities have suspended the search Monday for a Texas man who disappeared when an oil and gas platform exploded on a lake near New Orleans. Seven people were injured in the Sunday night blast and fire, including three who were in critical condition, authorities...

  • The Latest: Coast Guard suspends search for missing man

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    KENNER, La. (AP) — The Latest on the oil rig explosion near New Orleans (all times local): 9:25 p.m. The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the man who was unaccounted for after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana. Forty-four-year-old...

  • Netflix sinking deeper into debt to fuel subscriber growth

    By MICHAEL LIEDTKE , AP Technology Writer
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO  — Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service. The big burden that Netflix is shouldering hasn't been a major concern...

  • Activist kicked off American flight charges discrimination

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    An activist who helped organize the Women's March on Washington has accused an American Airlines pilot of racial discrimination in kicking her off a flight. In a series of tweets and a Facebook Live post, Tamika Mallory said that a pilot had her removed from a Sunday flight from Miami...

  • Netflix sinking deeper into debt to fuel subscriber growth

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service. The big burden that Netflix is shouldering hasn't been a major concern...

  • Researchers discover vulnerability affecting Wi-Fi security

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Security researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or spread malicious software while someone is logged into a computer or mobile device. A report published Monday said the breach could only happen if an...

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