Credit freeze free nationwide as of Friday

Consumers can now freeze their credit for free under a new federal law. A credit freeze restricts access to your credit file, essentially halting anyone from opening any new credit i...

GOP, Dems unite behind Senate bill fighting addictive drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are joining forces to speed legislation combating the misuse of opioids and other addictive drugs through the Senate. Its expected easy passage will be a ra...

The Latest: Speeding Arizona lawmaker surrenders in court

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest warrant has been issued for an Arizona lawmaker (all times local): 7 p.m. An Arizona lawmaker who attracted ...

Arrest warrant for Arizona lawmaker who bragged of speeding

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for an Arizona state lawmaker who generated national headlines after a video captured him bragging about driving more than 120 mph (193...

Volvo Cars says global trade disputes will delay its IPO

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The CEO of Swedish automaker Volvo Cars, owned by China's Geely holding company, says "the timing right now is not optimal" for an initial public offering, citing "an escala...

Canadian man sentenced for bilking US victims out of $18M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Canadian con man who bilked at least 60,000 U.S. residents through a cross-border telemarketing scheme has been sentenced to federal prison. A judge in Los Angel...

Mormon man opposing youth interviews says ouster likely

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Mormon man facing church discipline for his public opposition to closed-door, one-on-one interviews of youth said Monday he thinks he might have helped his chances slightly dur...

Reports: German pop singer goes overboard from cruise ship

BERLIN (AP) — German media are reporting that pop singer Daniel Kueblboeck is missing off the coast of Canada after going overboard from a cruise ship. The dpa news agency and Bild n...

Boris Johnson's Brexit 'suicide vest' comment sparks furor

LONDON (AP) — Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has compared Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit to putting the country's constitution in a "suicide vest" and handing the detonat...

Burt Reynolds, star of film, TV and tabloids, dead at 82

Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," commercial hits such as "Smokey and the Bandit&...

Activist challenges Kobach's status as GOP governor nominee

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A liberal Kansas activist is challenging Secretary of State Kris Kobach's right to appear as the Republican nominee for governor on the November ballot, alleging that perhaps hundr...

Burt Reynolds, star of film, TV and tabloids, dead at 82

Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," commercial hits such as "Smokey and the Bandit" and for an active off-sc...

No more snail mail: Mormons to receive mission calls online

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The days of young Mormons anxiously waiting for letters to arrive in the mailbox telling them where they will serve their missions are over, the latest tradition fading away unde...

Canada's strong-willed foreign minister leads trade talks

TORONTO (AP) — She is many things that would seem to irritate President Donald Trump: a liberal Canadian former journalist. That makes Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland an unusual c...

Synthetic pot exposure sickened Pennsylvania prison workers

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania officials say a substance that has sickened more than two dozen corrections employees in the past month and led to an ongoing statewide prison lockdown is believed to...