SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. officials said Wednesday its workers discovered more than 1,000 high-priority safety risks on its transmission lines and distribution poles over several months of inspections and almost all of them have been fixed.
WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local):
Matt Niskanen wasn't totally shocked when the Washington Capitals traded him to Philadelphia last week.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour has signed a 10-year umbrella sponsorship deal for its developmental tour that provides the best path to the big leagues.
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A plan by U2 guitarist The Edge to build a cluster of mansions on a ridgeline above Malibu appears to be dead after California's highest court declined to consider his last-ditch appeal.
Stocks brushed off a muted start on Wall Street and notched modest gains Wednesday after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed that it is prepared to cut interest rates if needed to shield the U.S. economy from trade conflicts or other threats.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Oracle Corp. (ORCL) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $3.74 billion.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A group led by St. Louis Blues chairman Tom Stillman now owns 100 percent of the reigning Stanley Cup champions.
NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — International prosecutors announced murder charges Wednesday against four men — three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds — in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine five years ago, killing all 29…
BOSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury is investigating the sale of the Harvard fencing coach's suburban Boston home for nearly double its assessed value to a man whose son was later admitted to the school and joined the team, according to a newspaper report.
PARIS (AP) — The photogenic front row at Valentino's show had "Riverdale" actor Charles Melton, NBA player Jaylen Brown and Stevie Wonder's model son Kailand Morris among the seated notables, ensuring cameras stayed busy snapping at Paris Fashion Week.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):
WELLS, Nev. (AP) — A 60-mile stretch (96 kilometers) of U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada has been closed while emergency crews respond to a train derailment. Authorities were investigating whether any hazardous materials were aboard the train.
Sure it's nice to have your groceries delivered now and then. Ditto dinner. Want to stream your favorite movies? Why not. Curated clothes and books sent to your home? Yes please. But too much convenience can cost you.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration rolls back Obama rule targeting coal-fired power plants, issues less ambitious replacement.
BERLIN (AP) — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berlin for food being sold for a discount at the end of the day.
You're likely familiar with the stereotype of a middle-aged person who impulsively splurges on an expensive new car. But there's also a similar experience at a different life stage: buying a flashy and fun vehicle right after you get your first well-paying job. You might call it a quarter-li…
Tech titan Google announced an intent to contribute $1 billion toward fighting the Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis, inviting a chorus of cheers from local officials and the broader business community.
TOKYO (AP) — Global markets were mixed Wednesday amid some optimism about U.S.-China trade talks and ahead of an interest rate decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday on optimism about trade after President Donald Trump said he will talk with the Chinese leader later this month in Japan.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than 2 billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California utility agreed Tuesday to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments to cover damages from a series of deadly wildfires caused by its downed power lines.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the first city in the U.S. to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We're good corporate citizens.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is pouring $1 billion into easing the high-priced housing headaches that it and its Silicon Valley peers helped give the San Francisco Bay Area.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco's effort to ban sales of electronic cigarettes in the city (all times local):
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015.
NEW YORK (AP) — MoneyGram's shares more than doubled Tuesday after the money transfer company announced a partnership with the cryptocurrency company Ripple.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $632.6 million.
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cherokee Inc. (CHKE) on Tuesday reported a loss of $2.3 million in its fiscal first quarter.
While serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Erik Goodge was severely wounded during a deployment to Afghanistan. After returning home, the veteran became passionate about finances as he navigated his post-military life and benefits.
HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement of black-clad protesters challenging Hong Kong's government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Icelandair has pulled out of Tampa International Airport because the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max jets has left it short of planes.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global shares rose Tuesday after the president of the European Central Bank said it was ready to cut interest rates and provide stimulus if the economy needed it. Traders also focused on upcoming rate decisions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and the British and Japanese central…
BERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that highway tolls in Germany are illegal because they unfairly penalize drivers from other European Union countries.
HONOLULU (AP) — Debate over vacation rental bills has led to accusations that Honolulu City Council members have become targets for influence peddling.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Stocks in Asia mostly advanced Tuesday ahead of interest rate decisions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon's cap and trade proposal (all times local):
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will surpass the uranium-stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year after the U.S. withdrawal lit the fuse for the heightened tensions now between Tehran and Was…
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The huge blackout that left tens of millions of people in the dark in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay over the weekend raised serious questions about the vulnerability of the power grid in South America and brought criticism down on Argentina's leader.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mastercard will allow transgender people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Video is likely to be key in determining how a confrontation between an off-duty Los Angeles police officer and a man described by family as mentally disabled ended in a shooting in a Costco warehouse store that killed the man and critically wounded his parents.
NEW YORK (AP) — The 275-year-old auction house Sotheby's is being sold to a French Israeli businessman for about $3.7 billion.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome Powell has tantalized the financial world with the prospect that the Federal Reserve he leads may soon cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Elon Musk says he's deleting his Twitter account 10 months after his use of the social media site landed him in trouble with U.S. regulators.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday …
NEW YORK (AP) — A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming next year.
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking, The Associated Press has learned.