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Turgeon still hoping for long postseason run at Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has a roster that in many ways reflects the new normal in college basketball. His leader in minutes last season left early for th...

Business Highlights: Battery plants, Facebook hires

___ Automakers step up pace on electric vehicle battery plants DETROIT (AP) — Global automakers are stepping up the pace when it comes to building factories to prep...

Stocks wobble as Wall Street's momentum slows down

Stocks wobbled in afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday as the market’s momentum slows following its best week since July. The S&P 500 rose 0.2% as of 1:14 p.m. Eastern and the...

Industrial production falls 1.3% as effects from Ida linger

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. industrial production fell 1.3% in September, much more than expected as the lingering effects of Hurricane Ida continue to stymie activity. The Federa...

White House targeting economic risks from climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is taking steps to address the economic risks from climate change, issuing a 40-page report Friday on government-wide plans to protect the financial, insuran...

Saints' week off comes as slew of key players near return

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Beyond the New Orleans Saints' quarterback transition from Drew Brees to Jameis Winston, and the club's month-long displacement by Hurricane Ida, there has been the challenge of hav...

Hurricane Ida in Louisiana: Caskets, vaults still displaced

LAFITTE, La. (AP) — Hurricane Ida swept through Louisiana with furious winds that ripped roofs off buildings and storm surge so powerful it moved homes. What it wrought on the living it also wrought o...

Nursing home owner appeals 7 license revocations after Ida

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Conditions deteriorated at a warehouse housing evacuated nursing home patients, five of whose deaths were linked to Hurricane Ida, because widespread and unexpected storm damage int...

Summer storms were a climate-change wake-up call for subways

NEW YORK (AP) — When the remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped record-breaking rain on the East Coast this month, staircases into New York City’s subway tunnels turned into waterfalls and train tracks beca...

April retrial date for man who killed ex-Saints star Smith

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new retrial date of April 4 was set Wednesday for the man who killed ex-NFL star Will Smith in 2016 following a confrontation over a traffic crash in New Orleans. ...

Foundations, new donors build $51M fund to support workers

A fund created by a group of social-justice-minded foundations including Ford and Rockefeller and donors like Jack Dorsey and MacKenzie Scott shortly after COVID hit has more than quadrupled in size t...

Questions amid Ida's destruction: Stay? Move? How far?

DULAC, La. (AP) — Coy Verdin grew up 100 feet (30 meters) or so from the slow-moving waters of Bayou Grand Caillou, and a few miles north of Louisiana's marshy coast. His parents sti...

Giants finally win one on last play, face test with Cowboys

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The NFL has produced surprises on a weekly basis and none might have been as big as the New York Giants rallying and beating the New Orleans Saints in overtime. ...

Analysis: Andy Reid's homecoming easier than Tom Brady's

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andy Reid kicked off Homecoming Sunday with a record-setting win in Philadelphia, and Tom Brady finished it with one of his own against Bill Belichick in New England. ...

Asian markets mixed; China Evergrande shares suspended

Asian markets were mixed on Monday, with Shanghai closed for the National Day holiday. Hong Kong’s benchmark shed more than 2% after troubled property developer China Evergrande’s s...