Visa, Mastercard in new settlement of credit card fee suit

Visa and Mastercard say they and a group of banks are settling part of a 13-year-old lawsuit over credit card transaction fees for a total of $6.2 billion

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: Champion golfer died after suffering stab wounds

A criminal complaint says a top amateur female golfer from Spain died after being repeatedly stabbed by a homeless man at a course near her university campus in Iowa

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

US stocks rise as traders size up new US tariffs on China

U.S. stocks are rising in early trading as investors weigh the White House's decision to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods beginning next week

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Shh! Introverts share travel survival secrets

Introverts share their secrets for a more energized and pleasant travel experience

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: SC governor to meet with US defense officials

South Carolina's governor plans to meet with top Department of Defense leaders to discuss the state's response to Florence

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids

Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones, with new tools for managing screen time

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: China announces retaliatory tariffs on US goods

China says it will increase tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods in retaliation after President Donald Trump announced new U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

New round of athletes, leaders protest Russian reinstatement

More Olympic athletes and anti-doping leaders have come out in protest of the possible reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

ACLU says Facebook allows gender discrimination in ads

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint against Facebook and 10 other companies, saying job ads placed on the social networking service discriminated against women

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Elizabeth Smart: My kidnapping accomplice will be watched

Elizabeth Smart says she's been assured that the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be watched when she's released from prison

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Feds approve importation of pot drug for tremor study

In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press