US construction spending rises 0.7 percent in July to highest level in more than 7 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending rises 0.7 percent in July to highest level in more than 7 years.

Dow Jones average sinks 300 points in early trading following weak China manufacturing data

NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones average sinks 300 points in early trading following weak China manufacturing data.

Tech Tips: Windows 10 privacy settings worth checking

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's new Windows 10 system offers more personalization than before, but it also collects more data than people might be used to on PCs, from contacts and appointments to their physical...

Shell resumes operations after storm force Arctic stop

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell PLC has resumed operations after high winds and rough seas north of Alaska's northern coast put a temporary stop to exploratory drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

But...

September, historically a bad month for stocks, more worrisome than usual

NEW YORK — Stock investors hoping for a bit of relief after a rough August, take warning: September is historically a bad month for stocks, and this one offers a few more potholes than usual.

September is the...

Coast Guard: Barge sinks in Mississippi River; no injuries

CONVENT, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a barge broke free from its mooring and sank near this town on the Mississippi River.

Petty Officer Jonathan Lally, a Coast Guard spokesman, says the river was briefly...

NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney general

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University.

Trump's...

Man who ran popular eatery pleads guilty to disability fraud

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A man who ran a popular restaurant in western Michigan while telling the government he couldn't work because of a bad back has pleaded guilty to disability fraud.

Pablo Fierro was in...