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Wisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Lasry delays filing

May. 17, 2022 10:18 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Millionaire Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alex Lasry will not have to report his financial assets until after the Aug. 9 primary, winning a delay to submitting the form that was due Monday. Lasry, who is on leave from his job as an executive with...

NJ looks to expand abortion access

May. 11, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey would expand abortion access and require insurance companies to pay for the procedure under legislation proposed by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday. Murphy vowed state agencies also won't cooperate with other states that might try to...

Drivers bemoan high gasoline prices with no relief in sight

May. 10, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Just as Americans gear up for summer road trips, the price of oil remains stubbornly high, pushing prices at the gas pump to painful heights. Drivers were paying $4.37 for a gallon of regular Tuesday, on average, according to AAA. That's 25 cents higher than a month...

Uber, Elanco fall; TreeHouse Foods, Energizer rise

May. 09, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: TreeHouse Foods Inc., up $4.42 to $34.96. The maker of own-brand packaged food for grocery stores beat analysts' first-quarter earnings and revenue forecasts. Uber...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

May. 04, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Lancaster Lancaster Online/LNP. May 3, 2022. Editorial: Both chambers of the Pa. Legislature need to make lawmakers’ expenses searchable online Why is everything the Pennsylvania General Assembly does so complicated and convoluted? The state Senate...

Uber admits misleading Australian riders, agrees to pay $19M

Apr. 26, 2022 04:43 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Uber agreed to pay a 26 million Australian dollar ($19 million) fine for misleading riders by falsely warning they could be charged a cancellation fee and for inflating estimates of comparable taxi rides, the ride share company and Australia’s consumer watchdog said...

Coroner: Fentanyl, alcohol killed South Carolina student

Apr. 21, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alcohol and the powerful opioid fentanyl killed a student from South Carolina who was left at a hospital after watching parades 10 days before Mardi Gras, the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office reported Thursday. “The family of Ciaya Whetstone is saddened by the...

Justice Dept. to appeal order voiding travel mask mandate

Apr. 21, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is filing an appeal seeking to overturn a judge’s order that voided the federal mask mandate on planes and trains and in travel hubs, officials said. The notice came minutes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked the...

Justice Dept. to appeal order voiding travel mask mandate

Apr. 20, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is filing an appeal seeking to overturn a judge’s order that voided the federal mask mandate on planes and trains and in travel hubs, officials said Wednesday. The notice came minutes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Subscriptions are coming to travel, should you get on board?

Apr. 20, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

Subscriptions have seeped into nearly every consumer industry, from TV to tacos. There are even services that help subscribers cancel all their subscriptions. But one industry has notably lagged: travel. That could be changing. The market for travel subscriptions has...