Shared electric scooters surge, overtaking docked bikes

NEW YORK (AP) — Electric scooters are overtaking station-based bicycles as the most popular form of shared transportation outside transit and cars in the U.S. Riders took 38.5 millio...

Copa America organizers hope short trips bring success

MADRID (AP) — The long distances traveled by teams and fans during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil are not part of the legacy carrying over to this year's Copa America. World Cup matche...

Pioneering medical drone program takes off in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A pioneering use of drones to fly blood samples across a North Carolina hospital campus has launched in the latest move to expand their roles in business and health care. ...

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40 percent

DETROIT (AP) — Cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used, a new study found. The study...

The Latest: Tourism rocket ship takes off on test flight

MOJAVE, Calif, (AP) — The Latest on a test flight of Virgin Atlantic's space tourism rocket ship (all times local): 7 a.m. A jet carrying Virgin Galactic's tourism ...

Isolated Kim takes big gamble leaving home for Trump summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — Spare a moment, as you anticipate one of the most unusual summits in modern history, to consider North Korea's leader as he leaves the all-encompassing bubble of his locked-down stron...

Edmunds: Why luxury automakers are embracing hybrids

Ten years ago, you could count on one hand the number of hybrid models available from luxury automakers. Today, there are 24 and more on the way. It turns out there's a good reason for the popularity ...

Colombia opens border shelter for Venezuelans fleeing crisis

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government has opened its first shelter for Venezuelans who are pouring across the border in ever-larger numbers to escape their nation's economic crisis. ...

Merseyside Derby: Allardyce effect already clear at Everton

Sam Allardyce leaned back in his seat, a broad grin across his face. As manager of relegation-threatened Crystal Palace, he'd just masterminded a victory at Liverpool and was determi...

Condor group wants to get more hunters to avoid lead bullets

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An effort to bring one of the world's largest birds back from the brink of extinction is expanding after northern Arizona and southern Utah found some success in getting deer h...

Japan's emperor visits shrine for ancient Korean settlers

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Emperor Akihito has visited a shrine dedicated to ancient Korean settlers in a small town north of Tokyo. Palace officials say Akihito, accompanied by his wife, ...

Desperate Venezuelans set sights on Colombia as worry mounts

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As the first hint of dawn stretches over a Colombian neighborhood known as "Little Mene Grande" after the warm, Venezuelan city where so many recent arrivals are from, six men ...