Asian stocks rise after US data calms investor nerves

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China.

Regional markets took their...

Gasoline prices in Arizona at $2.61 per gallon

PHOENIX (AP) — Gasoline prices around Arizona are lower again at the pumps this week, but still higher than the national average.

Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday the average statewide price for...

Oil jumps 10 percent for biggest one-day gain since 2009

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil soared more than 10 percent Thursday, its biggest one-day gain since March 2009, lifted by resurgent global stock markets and a report showing the U.S. economy grew faster than previously...

Supreme Court upholds deal on tribal gas stations

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld a lower court ruling in a long-running lawsuit by non-tribal gas station owners challenging gas tax compacts negotiated in the past...

Retail gasoline prices in Texas fall 7 cents this week

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have fallen 7 cents this week to settle at $2.29 per gallon.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported that compares to the nationwide average cost per gallon of...

New electric car charging station opens in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond's Main Street Station parking lot is now home to an electric car charging station.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1MPDcfa) reports that the city's first DC Fast...

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street rebound

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Thursday after Wall Street soared overnight, breaking a six-day string of losses. The recovery brought a measure of relief to many investors, although experts warned that more...

California Editorial Roundup

Aug. 19

The Vallejo Times-Herald on transparency in police shooting cases:

In the wake of Ferguson, California this month became the first state in the nation to outright ban the use of secret grand...