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Rookie goes from Gwinnett hotel to World Series in whirlwind

HOUSTON (AP) — Tucker Davidson was in the lobby of a Courtyard Marriott near the Gwinnett Stripers' ballpark in Georgia, eating a salad from The Cheesecake Factory and watching the Atlanta Braves play...

McDonald's sales surged 14% as virus restrictions eased

Higher menu prices aren't yet denting demand for McDonald’s, which reported stronger-than-expected sales in the third quarter. Revenue jumped 14% to $6.2 billion in the July-Septembe...

Meyer turned to Carroll, Seahawks to help rebuild Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer first started studying Pete Carroll nearly two decades ago. Meyer was taking over at Utah in 2003 and Carroll was about to lead USC to one of c...

Taiwan’s PX Mart looking to grow 24-hour delivery service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Supermarket chain PX Mart on Monday (Oct. 25) said it intends to offer 24-hour online delivery service at all of its stores around the country next year. PX Mart recent...

Lyft records more than 4,000 sexual assault cases in long-overdue safety report

Lyft Inc (LYFT.O) received reports of more than 4,000 instances of sexual assault on its ride-hailing platform between 2017 and 2019, it said, detailing the data in a safety report it had promised to ...

Lyft report: Sexual assaults rose sharply in recent years

Lyft received an increasing number of reports of sexual assault in recent years, including more than 1,800 in 2019, according to a safety report from the ride-hailing company. More t...

The best travel plan this holiday season: A backup plan

It’s not even the busiest time of year for travel yet, and 2021 has already been chaotic — even for the most seasoned travelers. Among the 2021 travel fiascos: — Sp...

AP review: At least 13 auto safety rules are years overdue

WASHINGTON (AP) — As traffic fatalities spike in the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal agency in charge of auto safety is struggling with a growing backlog of safety rules ordered by Congress that are ye...

AP review: At least 13 auto safety rules are years overdue

WASHINGTON (AP) — After their 16-year-old daughter died in a car crash, David and Wendy Mills wondered whether she would be alive if federal rules on rear seat belt warnings had been issued on time. ...

For first time in a decade, Domino's same-store sales slip

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Domino's, a company seemingly tailormade for a pandemic, has not been spared from a phenomenon plaguing almost every employer this summer: A severe shortage of workers. ...

Instacart CEO says online grocery shopping has room to grow

When the pandemic hit the U.S. last year, grocery delivery company Instacart suddenly became a lifeline for millions of consumers. Sales volumes skyrocketed; in one month, the company added 300,000 dr...

Texas abortion law foes target lawmakers' corporate donors

Foes of Texas' strict abortion ban are taking aim at companies that donated money to the bill’s sponsors, hoping consumers will pressure corporate America to join the fight against a surge of restrict...

How one Facebook worker unfriended the giant social network

Less than two years after Facebook hired Frances Haugen to help correct dangerous distortions spilling across its platform, she had seen enough. The idealism she and countless others...

Cardinals climb to top spot in latest AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) — And then there was one. After four weeks there is only one unbeaten team left in the NFL. To the surprise of many, it's the Arizona Cardinals. And t...

Pirates see signs of progress amid another dismal finish

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derek Shelton believes the Pittsburgh Pirates are already winning in the clubhouse. “I’m really proud of the culture we’ve created here,” Shelton said after his sec...