United Raising Limit On Payments to Bumped Flyers to $10,000United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat.
Ford Says Hybrid Police Car Catches Bad Guys, Saves Gas TooThe next time the cops chase you down for speeding, they could be driving a fuel-efficient gas-electric hybrid.
Demand Booming On College Campuses for Creative WritingSome credit the rise of social media. Others attribute it to a flourishing culture of self-expression. Whatever the reason, colleges across the United States are seeing a boom in demand for courses on creative writing.
Cable Giant Comcast Offers Cellular Plans on Verizon NetworkThe cable giant Comcast will start selling cellphone plans called Xfinity Mobile in the coming months, using a network it's leasing from Verizon.
AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom Bill' to Cost North Carolina $3.76BDespite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis.
Trump Approves Keystone XL, Calling It 'Great Day' for JobsPresident Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.
WikiLeaks Says CIA Hacks on Apple Devices Can PersistNew documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that couldn't be disabled by resetting devices to factory conditions.
Lawyered Up? A Look at What Florida Has Spent Money OnThe Associated Press has documented that since Gov. Rick Scott took office in 2011, agencies under his control as well as the Florida Legislature and Cabinet officials have spent more than $250 million on private attorneys. Here's a look at some of the spending on outside lawyering Florida taxpayers have had to pay for under Republican leadership.
Women Go On Strike in US to Show Their Economic CloutSome American women stayed home from work, joined rallies or wore red to demonstrate their economic clout Wednesday as part of a multitude of International Women's Day events held around the globe.
Wal-Mart Opts for Free, Faster Shipping on NecessitiesWal-Mart is replacing a program that offered free shipping but had an annual fee with one that has a lower free shipping threshold and faster delivery as it hopes to answer Amazon's powerful Prime membership success.
No Free Lunch: Donors Come Forward to Erase Students' DebtsAshley C. Ford felt driven to act by a sad fact of life in the nation's school cafeterias: Kids with unpaid lunch accounts are often embarrassed with a substitute meal of a cold cheese sandwich and a carton of milk.
VW Pleads Guilty in Emissions Scandal; 6 Employees IndictedSix high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany were indicted in the U.S. on Wednesday in the VW emissions-cheating scandal, while the automaker itself agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion — by far the biggest fine ever levied by the government against an automaker.