Column: NASCAR needs to speak up amid US turmoil

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fans turn to sports for entertainment, a respite from the stress of the real world. They say they don't want politics mixed in with sports, they just want to enjoy the show. ...

Macy's names senior eBay executive as president

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's says it has hired a senior eBay Inc. executive as president and is further streamlining its organization to make it more nimble in the face of increased competition. ...

Liz Weston: The 3 biggest money decisions you'll ever make

Some factors that influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people tend to be richer than younger people. White U.S. households, on average, have many times the wealth of black o...

Battling demons in a community looking to Trump for change

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — In Grays Harbor County, a rural community on the coast of Washington state, the rate at which people die from despair — from drugs, alcohol and suicide — is nearly twice the nat...

Battling demons in a community looking to Trump for change

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — In Grays Harbor County, a rural community on the coast of Washington state, the rate at which people die from despair — from drugs, alcohol and suicide — is nearly twice the nat...

US, Canada, Mexico pledge quick work to update NAFTA

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the w...

Insider Q&A: General Motors learning the rental business

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. started its car-sharing service, Maven, just over a year ago, placing Chevrolets and Cadillacs in the parking garages of New York apartment buildings for residents to...

Indiana's Donnelly, a top GOP target, starts re-election bid

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is positioning himself as a moderate who will fight for "common sense and compromise" as he launches a re-election bid in a state that Presiden...

Turkish political refugees flock to Germany, seeking safety

BERLIN (AP) — The Turkish judge sits in a busy cafe in a big German city. Thirteen months ago, he was a respected public servant in his homeland. Now he is heartbroken and angry over the nightmarish t...

Massive counterprotest upstages Boston "free speech rally"

BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans in a public rejection of white nationalism upstaged a small group in Boston that planned a "free speech rally" a week after a violen...

Attacks on aid workers increasing in South Sudan, UN says

RENK, South Sudan (AP) — The United Nations says attacks against aid workers are increasing in South Sudan. A statement by the humanitarian coordinator there, Serge Tissot, says the ...

Trump remarks could sidetrack Democrats from other issues

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked...

Business Highlights

___ Hollywood's hacking pains are bigger than movie leaks NEW YORK (AP) — Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether its street vendors ...

11 US states added jobs in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring increased in 11 U.S. states in July, while the unemployment rate tumbled to record lows in two states. The Labor Department says that unemployment rates were...

Skeptics dismiss Bannon's call for economic war with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House adviser Steve Bannon isn't alone in pondering America's possibly generation-defining question about China's emerging superpower status — but his call for an "economic war...