AP SOURCE: NO DEAL FOR BROWNS, DEZ BRYANT BUT TALKS CONTINUE

A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent Dez Bryant concluded his visit with the Browns without agreeing to a contract,...

ILLINOIS OIL REFINERY TO UPGRADE IN POLLUTION SETTLEMENT

A southwestern Illinois oil refinery will spend nearly $11 million on pollution controls in settling a federal lawsuit accusing it...

 
 
 

COLORADO RAFTING COMPANY ANSWERS LAWSUIT IN RAFTING DEATH

A Colorado rafting company says it can't be held responsible for the 2016 death of a Maryland man because the victim signed a waiver...

MONTANA'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 3.7 PERCENT IN JULY

Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell slightly to 3.7 percent in July, the lowest rate in more than a decade. Officials...

 
 
 

TEXAS UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR JULY REMAINS AT 4 PERCENT

The Texas unemployment rate stood at 4 percent for the second consecutive month, just a tick below the national jobless figure of 4.1...

US STEEL TO INVEST $750M IN GARY WORKS PLANT

U.S. Steel plans to spend at least $750 million to upgrade a century-old steel mill along northwestern Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline....

 
 
 

RHODE ISLAND UNEMPLOYMENT RATE TICKS DOWN TO 4.1 PERCENT

Rhode Island's unemployment rate ticked down to 4.1 percent in July. The state Department of Labor and Training says the rate was two-tenths...

CURRENT MISS AMERICA: LEADERSHIP BULLIED, SILENCED ME

The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman...

 
 
 

INDIANA'S JULY JOBLESS RATE EDGES HIGHER TO 3.4 PERCENT

Indiana's unemployment rate edged higher in July from June. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Friday the rate was...

NORTH CAROLINA GOVERNMENT REVENUES SEE ANOTHER UPWARD TICK

North Carolina state government got another revenue bump in the final weeks of the most recent fiscal year, money that should further...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: ITALIAN MAYOR SHUTS DOWN BRIDGE AS A PRECAUTION

The Latest on this week's bridge collapse in Italy's Genoa : 5:30 p.m. A mayor in southern Italy has ordered the closure of a bridge...

PENNSYLVANIA'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HITS NEW POST-RECESSION LOW

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate hit a new post-recession low, as payrolls crept upward to a new record high. The state Department...

 
 
 

FLORIDA'S JOBLESS RATES DROPS SLIGHTLY IN JULY

Florida's unemployment rate dipped slightly in July. State officials announced Friday the unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent...

IN A COMEBACK SEASON FOR HOLLYWOOD, A SUMMER WITHOUT BOMBS

Have you noticed something oddly tranquil about this summer movie season? For the first time in recent memory, there hasn't been one...

 
 
 

GRAINS MIXED, LIVESTOCK HIGHER

Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept. delivery rose 17 cents at $5.6060...

TURKISH LIRA RESUMES FALL AFTER TRUMP SANCTIONS THREAT

The Turkish currency fell again on Friday, breaking a three-day quiet spell in the country currency crisis, after the United States...

 
 
 

ALABAMA UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UNCHANGED IN JULY

Alabama's unemployment rate is unchanged from last month. State officials said Friday the July jobless rate was 4.1 percent, the same...

BIRTH CONTROL APP HIGHLIGHTS EMERGING HEALTH TECH MARKET

The condom, the pill and now, the smartphone? Natural Cycles, a mobile fertility app, this month became the first ever digital contraceptive...

 
 
 

US STOCKS DIP FOLLOWING WEAK FORECASTS FROM CHIP COMPANIES

U.S. stocks are mostly lower Friday morning as chipmakers slide, leading losses for technology companies. Energy companies are rising...

THE LATEST: MEDIA ASKING JUDGE TO UNSEAL MANAFORT DOCS

The Latest on the trial of Paul Manafort : 10:15 a.m. The Associated Press and five other media organizations are asking the trial...

 
 
 



Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

The parade was scheduled for Nov. 10, the day before the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Read more ...

98-year-old, 95-year-old rescued from 3rd floor of burning building

98-year-old, 95-year-old rescued from 3rd floor of burning building

Several people, including a 98-year-old and a 95-year-old, were rescued from a third-floor porch in Brockton, Massachusetts, on Friday as flames raged just feet away. Read more ...

Trump blames ‘local politicians' for derailing military parade

Trump blames ‘local politicians' for derailing military parade

President Trump on Friday canceled his military parade as he accused DC politicians of price-gouging - a day after his own secretary of defense scoffed at a report about the... Read more ...

Satanic Temple unveils demonic statue at Arkansas State Capitol

Satanic Temple unveils demonic statue at Arkansas State Capitol

The goat-headed, winged creature was placed during a rally to call for the removal of a Ten Commandments monument already mounted on Capitol grounds. Read more ...

Patriots' first-round pick out for season with torn Achilles, Schefter reports

Patriots' first-round pick out for season with torn Achilles, Schefter reports

Isaiah Wynn will reportedly be out for the season. Read more ...

Kevin De Bruyne injury update: Manchester City star to miss three months

Kevin De Bruyne injury update: Manchester City star to miss three months

De Bruyne does not require surgery on a lateral collateral ligament injury but the City star is facing three months out. Read more ...

Cuomo flip-flops: America has always been great

Cuomo flip-flops: America has always been great

In the face of fierce criticism, Gov. Andrew Cuomo reversed course Friday and said he regretted saying America was “never that great.” “The expression I used the other day was... Read more ...

Man Who Oversaw bin Laden Raid: Take My Clearance, Too

Man Who Oversaw bin Laden Raid: Take My Clearance, Too

President Trump's decision to strip former CIA chief-and frequent Trump critic-John Brennan of his security clearance apparently isn't sitting well in the intelligence... Read more ...

Sixers hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as scout

Sixers hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as scout

Harding becomes the second former WNBA player to be hired for a full-time scouting position with an NBA team. Read more ...

Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health...

Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health. Here's what sleeping less than 7 hours a night can do to you

Elon Musk says he doesn't get much sleep. In an interview with the New York Times, Musk revealed he frequently logs 120-hour work weeks and doesn't leave the Tesla factory for... Read more ...