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Dow plunges as multiple worries vex investors

Dow plunges as multiple worries vex investors

FILE - This April 22, 2010, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks slumped Thursday, July 31, 2014, as investors reacted to disappointing corporate earnings reports and assessed the implications of the approaching end to economic stimulus fr…

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Dow plunges as multiple worries vex investors

Dow plunges as multiple worries vex investors

Weak corporate results, the looming end of stimulus from the Fed and global tensions rattle investors.

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Tesla breaking ground outside Reno

Tesla breaking ground outside Reno

Decision where to put $5 billion factory haas yet to be made, says carmaker.

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Study: Debit overdraft fees usually exceed purchase cost

Study: Debit overdraft fees usually exceed purchase cost

Big banks generally charge a $34 penalty.

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Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

WILSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon Medicaid committee on Thursday significantly scaled back access to an effective — but expensive — new drug used to treat hepatitis C.

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Man accused of putting needles in packaged meat

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into a packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown for more than a year.

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Colorado tightening edible pot rules

Colorado tightening edible pot rules

Chef Alex Tretter carries a tray of cannabis-infused peanut butter and jelly cups to the oven at Sweet Grass Kitchen, a well-established Denver-based gourmet marijuana edibles bakery that sells its confections to retail outlets in Colorado.

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Colorado to tighten edible pot rules

Colorado to tighten edible pot rules

DENVER — Alarmed by booming sales of highly potent edible marijuana products, Colorado regulators have drafted an emergency rule making it easier for new users to tell how much pot they’re eating.

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Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago's bustling financial district, police said.

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Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy speaks to the media outside a downtown high-rise office building following a shooting inside the building, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Chicago. Police said a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting hims…

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US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

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US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

Dr. Kent Brantly is shown in this 2013 photo provided by JPS Health Network. A relief group official says Brantly is one of two American aid workers that have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia. A spokesman s…

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Sudan woman arrives in US, faced death over faith

Sudan woman arrives in US, faced death over faith

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, which was later overturned, arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter."

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Sudan woman arrives in US, faced death over faith

Sudan woman arrives in US, faced death over faith

In this Thursday, July 24, 2014 photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, with her daughter Maya in her arms, in his Santa Marta residence, at the Vatican. Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith i…

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Deal reached for 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

Deal reached for 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

JERUSALEM — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning today, during which there will be negotiations on a more durable truce in the 24-day-old Gaza war, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday.

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Tesla says decision on battery factory months away

Tesla says decision on battery factory months away

To build 300,000 vehicles annually, Tesla Motors needs the battery “gigafactory” it is planning to build over the next three years, chief executive Elon Musk says.

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More than 3,300 US inmates have sought clemency

WASHINGTON — More than 3,300 federal inmates have applied to have their prison sentences cut short in the months since the Justice Department rolled out a new clemency initiative, according to data provided to The Associated Press.

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ASU bans tailgate kegs and drinking games

Games such as beer pong or flip cup also will be banned.

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House leaders abandon border bill

House leaders abandon border bill

A demonstrator is arrested in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014, where faith leaders and activists demonstrated to ask President Barack Obama to modify his deportations policies, on Thursday July 31 2014 in Washington. (AP Photo/Connor Radnovich)

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House leaders abandon border bill

House leaders abandon border bill

Faith leaders and activists demonstrating in front of the White House on Thursday asked President Obama to modify his deportations policies.

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