US stocks drop as mixed jobs report keeps investors guessing

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks opened lower Friday after a mixed U.S. jobs report left investors uncertain about the outlook for the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy.

The report showed that the U.S....

1st human cases of West Nile Virus detected in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan health officials have identified the state's first cases of the West Nile virus infecting people in 2015.

The three cases were found in Macomb and Monroe counties in southeast...

McCartney, Bon Jovi, Fergie join for climate change song

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow and Fergie have joined forces to record a song about climate change.

Sean Paul, Leona Lewis and Colbie Caillat also appear on "Love Song to the...

Dr. Beach gives extra credit for no smoking beaches in 2016

MIAMI (AP) — After 25 years of ranking beaches, the professor known as "Dr. Beach" is starting his list of best beaches over from scratch in 2016. And he'll be giving extra credit to beaches that ban...

Column: Closed cockpits in Formula One? Not so fast

MONZA, Italy (AP) — The idea of enveloping Formula One drivers in closed cockpits to better protect them from flying debris and crashes is more complicated than it sounds.

The governing body of motorsport,...

Nissan recalls 300,000 vehicles to adjust console panel

Nissan is recalling nearly 300,000 of its Versa and Versa Note vehicles to adjust a console panel that could catch the driver's shoe and slow braking efforts.

The carmaker said it received a report of an...

Man pleads guilty in woman's 2014 death; kids missing

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man charged with killing his estranged wife whose two children remain missing has pleaded guilty to a reduced murder charge in an agreement with prosecutors.

The Wayne County...

Deaths of family after Jersey shore fire were murder-suicide

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A man fatally shot his partner and their two children before setting their Jersey shore house on fire and killing himself, prosecutors said Friday, confirming investigators' early...