In Scorsese and Coppola, Marvel meets formidable foes

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not exactly the stuff of "Stop the presses!" that some of the greatest filmmakers in the world have misgivings about the rise of the superhero film and its outsized place in our f...

Lizzo extends the writing credits for her hit 'Truth Hurts'

NEW YORK (AP) — Lizzo is sharing writing credit on her hit song "Truth Hurts" with the creator behind the song's signature line, but not with two other writers who claim they also contributed to the t...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower after mixed earnings

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Wednesday after major companies reported mixed earnings and an EU leader said he would recommend the trade bloc let Britain to delay its d...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending October 20, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. ...

Ali Wong's Raunchy Humor Charms in 'Dear Girls'

"Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life," Random House, by Ali Wong In comedian Ali Wong's "Dear Girls," Wong opens by declaring that she w...

Stocks slip as first big week of earnings heads to a finish

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slipping in midday trading on Wall Street Friday, weighed down by losses in technology companies. The market is still on track for its second weekly gain after three straigh...

Stocks slip as first big week of earnings heads to a finish

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slipping in early trading on Wall Street Friday, weighed down by losses in technology companies. The market is still on track for its second weekly gain after three straight...

Netflix releases Panama Papers movie despite lawsuit

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Netflix has released a movie based on the so-called Panama Papers despite an attempt by two lawyers to stop the streaming premiere. "The Laundromat," starring...

Asian shares fall back after China reports economy weakened

BANGKOK (AP) — Share prices retreated in Asia after China reported Friday that its economy grew at an annual rate of 6.0% in the latest quarter. The Shanghai Composite index gave up ...

New Zealand sale announcement highlights TV's struggles

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand broadcaster MediaWorks has announced it plans to sell its struggling television business, leaving hundreds of workers wondering if they will still have jobs ...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday as some solid corporate earnings and a breakthrough in negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union put investors in a buying mood. ...

Netflix and Alcoa post gains while IBM and Textron decline

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday. Netflix Inc., up $7.07 to $293.35 The streaming video and entertainment company handi...

Solid earnings, Britain-Europe deal push US stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher in early trading on Wall Street Thursday after several large companies delivered surprisingly good results. A breakthrough in negotiations...

Markets Right Now: Solid earnings power early stock gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:40 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as investors applauded...

Business Highlights

___ GM and union reach tentative deal that could end strike DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement th...