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Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

AURORA, Ill. — A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company started shooting Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said.
Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores

Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores

NEW YORK — Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year.

Alaska court strikes down 'medically necessary' abortion law

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday struck down as unconstitutional a state law and regulation seeking to define what constitutes medically necessary abortions for purposes of Medicaid funding.
Kaepernick, Eric Reid settle collusion grievances with NFL

Kaepernick, Eric Reid settle collusion grievances with NFL

NEW YORK — With a public hearing looming and the threat of owners and league officials facing depositions, the NFL settled collusion cases brought by Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid.
'Melrose Place' actress to serve more time for fatal crash

'Melrose Place' actress to serve more time for fatal crash

SOMERVILLE, N.J.
AP analysis: Hundreds of companies excused from steel tariff

AP analysis: Hundreds of companies excused from steel tariff

WASHINGTON — Despite President Donald Trump's tough talk on trade, his administration has granted hundreds of companies permission to import millions of tons of steel made in China, Japan and other countries without paying the hefty tariff he put in
Mexican president announces bailout for cash-strapped Pemex

Mexican president announces bailout for cash-strapped Pemex

MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a $3.9 billion bailout for the country's cash-strapped, state-owned oil company Friday and promised it an additional $1.
Airlines to give customers 'nonbinary' choice under gender

Airlines to give customers 'nonbinary' choice under gender

DALLAS — Major U.S. airlines say they will soon change their ticketing process to give passengers the option of identifying themselves as other than male or female.

US seeks ways to recycle lithium batteries in cars, phones

CHICAGO — The U.S.
Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

WASHINGTON — Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.