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Canelo Álvarez, Caleb Plant trade blows at news conference

Sep. 21, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant couldn't wait until Nov. 6 to start throwing hands. The super middleweight champions traded blows at their news conference Tuesday to promote their upcoming title unification bout, and the exchange left Plant...

Body recovered, half-brother sought around Yellowstone lake

Sep. 21, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Rescue crews in Yellowstone National Park recovered the body of a 67-year-old Washington state man and searched around a lake Tuesday for his half-brother after the pair failed to return from a backcountry canoe trip. A 10-person...

US sues to stop deal between American Airlines and JetBlue

Sep. 21, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares. The Justice Department said Tuesday that the agreement will eliminate...

Tight job market is causing costs to rise at FedEx

Sep. 21, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx is getting hurt by the tight job market. The package delivery company said Tuesday that its costs are up $450 million in the most recent quarter, as it paid higher wages as it got harder to find new workers and demand for shipping increased. FedEx...

Tommy Thompson on water skiing: 'I know you think I'm nuts'

Sep. 21, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tommy Thompson said people may think he was “nuts" for water skiing at age 79, but the interim University of Wisconsin president said Tuesday he got on the skis earlier this month to “give it to the old college try” before summer ends. ...

Workers at North Carolina health care provider face firings

Sep. 21, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina-based health care provider said Tuesday that nearly 400 of its workers face dismissal for not complying with a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program. Novant Health Inc. said Tuesday that 1.4% of its overall workforce, or 375...

Biden bets on rapid COVID tests but they can be hard to find

Sep. 21, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is betting on millions more rapid, at-home tests to help curb the latest deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is overloading hospitals and threatening to shutter classrooms around the country. But the tests have already...

Activision confirms SEC probe into discrimination allegation

Sep. 21, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s most high-profile video game companies, confirmed a regulatory probe and said it is working to address complaints of workplace discrimination. The Santa Monica, California, company said Tuesday that it is complying with a recent...

Toyota scraps V8 in Tundra redesign, adds hybrid powertrain

Sep. 21, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is dumping the big V8 engine in the latest redesign of its Tundra full-size pickup truck, a bold move in a market that likes big, powerful engines. The 381 horsepower, 5.7-liter V8 will be replaced by a base 389 horsepower 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6...

Oregon to charge out-of-state RV campers 25% more

Sep. 21, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will charge campers from outside the state a 25% fee for RV sites in dozens of campgrounds because of increased demand for the spaces. The fee will apply to everything from small pop-up trailers to Airstreams to motorhomes, but will not apply...