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President Donald speaks during an event on American infrastructure at UPS Hapeville Airport Hub, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump reins in major environmental law to speed big projects

Jul. 15, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he is rolling back a foundational Nixon-era environmental law that he says stifles infrastructure projects, but that is credited with keeping big construction projects from fouling up the environment and ensuring there is public input on major...

Disney Parks executive to take CEO role at Virgin Galactic

Jul. 15, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Colglazier, a Disney executive, has been appointed chief executive officer of Virgin Galactic as the space tourism company prepares for commercial service. Colglazier has most recently been president and managing director of Disney Parks International, Virgin Galactic said...

Tourism agency in talks to buy, operate Las Vegas Monorail

Jul. 15, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is considering purchasing the Las Vegas Monorail and running its operations, the authority's CEO said. Authority President Steve Hill said Tuesday during a board of directors meeting that talks on taking over the monorail are in the early...

This image released by Alfred A Knopf shows executive director of the National Book Foundation, Lisa Lucas, who has been named senior vice president of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group imprints Pantheon and Schocken. (Beowulf Sheehan/Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group via AP)

Lisa Lucas, head of National Book Foundation, to join Knopf

Jul. 15, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the organization which presents the National Book Awards is joining the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation since 2016, has been named senior vice president of the Knopf imprints Pantheon and Schocken Books. “I...

Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to reporters during a campaign stop at Sweet Creek restaurant and farmers market, south of Montgomery, Ala., Monday, July 6, 2020. Sessions faces former Auburn University football Coach Tommy Tuberville in the July 14 Republican runoff. Sessions held the seat for 20 years before resigning to become President Donald Trump’s first attorney general. (AP Photo/Kim Chandler)

Tuberville takes GOP Senate nomination; House also decided

Jul. 14, 2020 11:21 PM EDT

Both the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate and party nominations in U.S. House districts were decided in Tuesday's runoff election in Alabama, which was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a rundown on the outcome: U.S. SENATE Former football coach and first-time candidate Tommy Tuberville handily...

Montana oil executive given 18-month sentence for explosion

Jul. 13, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The president of an oil processing company whose Eastern Montana plant exploded in 2012 was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison. Peter Margiotta was also sentenced to three years of supervised release for his part in the explosion that injured two workers and started a fired...

California CEO resigns over video showing racist outburst

Jul. 12, 2020 10:51 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chief executive of a California technology company resigned after the release of a video showing him using vulgar and racist language toward an Asian family at a restaurant. Solid8 CEO Michael Lofthouse resigned from the San Francisco Bay Area tech startup Saturday, KPIX-TV...

This Nov.3 2017 file photo shows visitors playing Assassin's Creed video game at the Ubisoft stand at the Paris Games Week in Paris. French gaming giant Ubisoft is parting ways with its creative director and two other executives following an internal investigation of misconduct and media reports of sexual harassment. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)

Games maker Ubisoft shakes up staff amid misconduct probe

Jul. 12, 2020 7:39 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French gaming giant Ubisoft is parting ways with its creative director and two other executives and promising zero tolerance for “toxic" staff behavior following an internal investigation of misconduct and media reports of sexual harassment and other workplace abuse. In a statement...

Racial reckoning draws in namesakes of Virginia Tech's past

Jul. 11, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Since Virginia Tech announced in early June that it would once again reexamine the name of a dorm mired in Ku Klux Klan controversy, focus has turned to other campus facilities named for men with ties to the Confederacy and white supremacy. Colleges nationwide are rethinking place...

President Donald Trump listens as Robert Unanue, of Goya Foods, speaks during a roundtable meeting with Hispanic leaders in the Cabinet Room, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

'A slap in the face:' Goya faces boycott over Trump praise

Jul. 10, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of food company Goya is facing an uproar over his praise for President Donald Trump, with some Latino families purging their pantries of the products and scrambling to find alternatives to the beloved beans, seasoning and other products that have long been fixtures in their cooking....