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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...

Scammers got nearly 30% of Arizona virus unemployment pay

PHOENIX (AP) — Scammers were able to pocket nearly 30% of the $16 billion in unemployment insurance payments sent out by Arizona since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the director of the state ...

Failed flea-flicker dooms Jags, leads to 18th straight loss

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer admittedly had reservations about the trick play even though he didn't overrule it. It turned out to be an epic failu...

After 'Verzuz' series success, Timbaland creates Beatclub

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Timbaland paved his own way as a hit-making producer for elite acts like Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z, but now he’s creating a lane for aspiring music creators to collaborate with th...

Emporio Armani celebrates 40 years during Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — Milan is once again basking in the joy of snarled traffic for Milan Fashion Week, a sneak peek at what real normalcy might look like one day. Health passes are being ch...

After a wobbly day, major indexes end mixed on Wall Street

A late-afternoon burst of buying on Wall Street faded in the final minutes of trading Tuesday, leaving the major stock indexes mixed. The S&P 500 slipped 0.1% after spending muc...

Lennar, Cracker Barrel fall; AutoZone, Nektar rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: ConocoPhillips, up $2.26 to $59.33. The oil company is buying Shell's Permian ...

EXCLUSIVE Didi co-founder Liu told associates she plans to leave - sources

Didi Global Inc (DIDI.N) co-founder and President Jean Liu has told some close associates that she intends to step down, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the Chinese ride-hailing giant fa...