Sheriff calls deadly shooting at Airbnb rental a ‘bloodbath’

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are calling a shooting that left five dead during a Halloween party at an Airbnb rental a “bloodbath.” Contra Costa Sh...

NASCAR’s final 4 in fun mode ahead of championship race

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Three contenders for the NASCAR championship have already given Kyle Busch a good run for the money three days before the race. Busch and teammates Martin Tr...

Airbnb says it will pay for funerals in Halloween shooting

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — Airbnb says it will pay funeral expenses for the five victims killed in a Halloween shooting at one of its rentals in the San Francisco Bay Area. ...

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Judge rules Hawaii may subpoena Airbnb over tax records

HONOLULU (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ruled Hawaii tax authorities may subpoena Airbnb for records of its hosts as part of an investigation into whether operators of vacation rentals have been paying t...

Airbnb to verify all 7 million properties to improve trust

Airbnb says it will spend the next year verifying that all 7 million of its listings are accurate and that the homes and rooms being offered for short-term stays meet basic quality standards. ...

Voters in US states decide on sanctuary city, Airbnb rentals

Voters in the West took a dim view of taxes, while New Yorkers backed a new way to elect some of their leaders and a New Jersey city cracked down on Airbnb. Tucson voters seemed unin...

Jersey City voters pass limits on Airbnb, short-term rentals

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Voters in a New Jersey city that's just a few minutes by train from the tourist sights of Manhattan approved restrictions Tuesday on Airbnb and other short-term rental compani...

APNewsBreak: Airbnb agrees to provide host records to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Airbnb Inc. is agreeing to provide Hawaii with records for many of its island hosts as the state tries to track down vacation rental operators who haven't been paying their taxes. ...

Airbnb CEO says company is banning "party houses"

Airbnb Inc. says it's banning "party houses" in the wake of a deadly shooting at an Airbnb rental in California. Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky said in a series of tweets Sat...

No arrests after California Halloween shooting kills 5

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — A woman who rented a San Francisco Bay Area home where five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting lied to the owner, saying she only wanted to keep family members away...

The Latest: No arrests after Halloween shooting kills 5

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Halloween night shooting in California (all times local): 12 a.m. A fifth person has died as a result of a Halloween ...

The Latest: California shooting house rented for reunion

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in Northern California on Halloween night (all times local): 8 a.m. The owner of the Northern California home where f...

Jumping the shark? Kiss will play for them in the ocean

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — This Kiss concert is happening Down Under, all right. The rock group will play a show next month in Australia for sharks and eight fans, who will listen th...

Airbnb to train tourists for scientific research sabbatical

NEW YORK (AP) — Airbnb is offering a handful of tourists concerned about the environment a chance to participate in scientific research on how to help preserve it during an all-expense paid trip to An...