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Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM's birthplace

Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM's birthplace

FLINT, Mich. — The birthplace of General Motors has been on an economic roller-coaster ride for more than a century as the automaker rose, crashed and retooled for changing markets.
House intel chief says Facebook working on election threats

House intel chief says Facebook working on election threats

WASHINGTON — The head of the House Intelligence Committee said Friday he has been assured by the CEO of Facebook that the company is working on ways to prevent foreign actors from disrupting next year's elections. Rep.
Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash

Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash

NEW YORK — Walmart is getting out of the vaping business. The nation's largest retailer said Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs when it sells out its current inventory.
Trump says he hosted Otto Warmbier's parents over weekend

Trump says he hosted Otto Warmbier's parents over weekend

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he and first lady Melania Trump hosted family and friends of former hostage Otto Warmbier at the White House last weekend. The president says 25 people were invited last Saturday to honour Warmbier.
2 Federal Reserve officials highlight deep divisions

2 Federal Reserve officials highlight deep divisions

WASHINGTON — Two Federal Reserve officials who dissented from this week's quarter-point rate cut on Friday highlighted the current deep divisions at the central bank.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Friday after struggling to gain traction in a sprawling field of candidates.
Harry and Meghan make 1st official tour as family in Africa

Harry and Meghan make 1st official tour as family in Africa

JOHANNESBURG — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, along with their infant son, Archie, are set to take their first official tour as a family, starting Monday in a troubled South Africa whose president says women and children are "under siege" by shoc

Tiger Woods' girlfriend dropped from wrongful death lawsuit

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Golfer Tiger Woods' girlfriend has been dropped from a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash.
Auction: Bonnie Parker's poetry book, Clyde Barrow's watch

Auction: Bonnie Parker's poetry book, Clyde Barrow's watch

DALLAS — A book of poetry handwritten by Bonnie Parker and a watch belonging to Clyde Barrow are among items from the outlaw Texas couple being offered at auction. RR Auction will offer the items Saturday in Boston.

Court: Jail's 3-book limit doesn't violate rights of inmates

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago has ruled the confiscation by Cook County Jail guards of over 30 books from an inmate didn't violate his free-speech rights.
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