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Governor orders probe of failed dams that caused flooding

West Bloomfield, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday demanded an investigation to determine what caused two dams in central Michigan to fail,...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely blames Obama for pricey drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tangled the facts when he asserted Tuesday at a White House Rose Garden event that “Obamacare” raised prescription...

Sporting goods industry hit or miss during pandemic

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Brian Morris faced a difficult scenario when the coronavirus pandemic started leading to shutdowns across the nation.If Arizona Gov. Doug...

Edmunds compares 2020 Subaru Outback and Hyundai Santa Fe

Subaru has redesigned its popular Outback for the 2020 model year. It’s roomier and better equipped with the latest safety and technology features. But...

Disney, SeaWorld announce plans for Florida parks to reopen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld and Walt Disney World will reopen in Orlando, Florida, in June and July after months of inactivity because...

Boeing cutting more than 12,000 jobs with layoffs, buyouts

Boeing is cutting more than 12,000 jobs through layoffs and buyouts as it suffers from a sharp drop in air travel due to the...

History in the making as House is poised for proxy voting

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a day that's shaping up as one for the history books: For the first time, House lawmakers intend to vote...

In pandemic, using drones to drop medical supplies from sky

With a loud whir and a whoosh, a fixed-wing drone slingshots out of a medical warehouse, zips through hazy skies at 80 mph, pops...

The highest-paid CEOs by state

Here are the top paid CEOs by state for 2019, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.The survey considered...

AMD’s Lisa Su is first woman to top AP’s CEO pay analysis

Lisa Su of Advanced Micro Devices is the first woman ever to top The Associated Press’ annual survey of CEO compensation: Her 2019 pay...

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