• Search on for shooter outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert

    Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police are looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that left two people wounded outside a hip-hop concert in New Jersey. The shooting happened late Monday in the parking lot outside the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, causing panic among the crowd...

  • A look at the recent crop of movies about mental illness

    Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — This may be the summer of the mental-illness movie. At least half a dozen recent releases reflect characters, both real and fictional, whose experience with mood disorders is central to the story. These films have value beyond the box office: Sympathetic portrayals...

  • GM to invest $877 million to upgrade oldest assembly plant

    Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    FLINT, Michigan (AP) — General Motors says it's investing $877 million to upgrade an assembly plant in Flint. The company plans to build a new, 883,000-square-foot body shop for Flint Assembly, which makes full-size pickups for the Chevrolet and GMC brands. The new body shop will be...

  • US factory orders advance 1.8 percent in June

    Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories increased in June, driven by a big gain in commercial airplanes. A key category that reflects business investment plans posted a modest rise. The Commerce Department says factory orders advanced 1.8 percent in the month. The jump reflected a...

  • US factory orders advance 1.8 percent in June, while business investment posts modest gain

    Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US factory orders advance 1.8 percent in June, while business investment posts modest gain.

  • Prosecutors launch last push for theater shooter's execution

    Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial will hear even more heart-wrenching testimony Tuesday from those who lost loved ones in the attack, as prosecutors begin their final push to have James Holmes sentenced to death. It comes after jurors rejected...

  • Coach profit and sales fall, but beats expectations

    Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Coach said Tuesday that its profit and sales fell in its fourth quarter, but its results still beat Wall Street expectations. Its shares rose more than 6 percent in morning trading. The luxury retailer has been updating stores and designs for its leather handbags to...

  • US airlines ban shipment of hunting 'trophies'

    Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The big three U.S. airlines have all this week banned the shipment of hunting trophies, although it is unclear how many — if any — they have been carrying in recent years. Delta Air Lines was the first to announce the change Monday, saying that it would no longer...

  • US stocks open mostly higher; Coach gains on results

    Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher in early trading as investors focus on the latest earnings and deal news. Drugmaker Baxalta surged 14 percent early Tuesday after Irish drugmaker Shire offered to buy the company for $30 billion. Luxury bag and accessory maker Coach jumped 6...

  • Hollywood takes on troubled minds with summer slate of films

    Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1941 film "The Wolf Man" presents Larry Talbot's transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little was known about mental illnesses then, the explanation may have seemed plausible. Hollywood has come a long way since portraying someone with...

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