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Brookdale, Synnex fall; Thor Industries, FactSet rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: Ford Motor Co., up 15 cents to $14.31. The automaker and partner SK Innovation...

Taiwan finds excessive levels of preservatives in Costco health drink

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Inspectors found excessive levels of preservatives in a glucosamine and chondroitin drink from retailer Costco’s Kirkland Signature brand, reports said Tuesday (Aug....

The NBA Finals: 10 things to know about Bucks vs. Suns

Make way for something new in the NBA Finals. Milwaukee hasn’t been to the NBA Finals since 1974 and Phoenix hasn’t been to the NBA Finals since 1993, two stats that have been repeat...

Kirk Yang calls TSMC's vaccine initiative a 'triple-win' for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kirkland Capital Chairman Kirk Yang (楊應超) has called TSMC's 5-million vaccine doses donation plan a triple-win for the German government, Taiwan government, and Taiwan...

Charlo unanimously outpoints Montiel to retain title

HOUSTON (AP) — Jarmall Charlo unanimously outpointed Juan Macias Montiel to retain the WBC middleweight championship Saturday night at the Toyota Center. Charlo (32-0, 22 knockouts) ...

‘Apocalyptic’ heat wave scorches U.S. Southwest again

An extreme heat wave that has already shattered temperature records across the U.S. Southwest threatened on Friday to push power systems to the brink of failure as residents cranked up air conditioner...

Maryland finalizes $577M settlement for HBCU federal lawsuit

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland has finalized a $577 million settlement to end a 15-year federal lawsuit relating to underfunding at the state’s four historically Black colleges and universities, state...

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: David faces Goliaths over pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — On one side of an upcoming Supreme Court case over a proposed natural gas pipeline in New Jersey are two lawyers with more than 250 arguments between them. On the other is Jeremy Fei...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 21, the 111th day of 2021. There are 254 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April ...

A year after COVID-19 superspreader, family finds closure

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. (AP) — With dish soap, brushes and plastic water jugs in hand, Carole Rae Woodmansee’s four children cleaned the gravestone their mother shares with their father, Jim. Each scrub ...

Pressure mounts on corporations to denounce GOP voting bills

ATLANTA (AP) — Liberal activists are ratcheting up their calls on corporate America to denounce the GOP campaign to tighten state voting laws, putting businesses accustomed to cozy political relations...

Blues hockey great Bob Plager killed in car accident

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former St. Louis Blues defenseman Bob Plager was killed Wednesday in a car crash in St. Louis. He was 78. Police said Plager was alone in his vehicle when it collide...

AP PHOTOS: Revisiting a world on the precipice, a year ago

To look at year-old photographs is to revisit a world divided. There were places where life had already been short-circuited by a raging plague -- and others where it was just becoming apparent that t...

NBA All-Star Game referees eager to represent peers, Atlanta

The only instances of NBA referees Tom Washington, Tony Brown and Courtney Kirkland all officiating together are some offseason pro-am games in Atlanta, the city they all call home. ...

Fox hosts Dobbs, Bartiromo strike back in voting fraud suit

Three Fox News hosts — Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro — are seeking the dismissal of claims against them and their employer as part of a $2.7 billion libel lawsuit brought by the voting ...