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Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics — most likely for 2030 — in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S.
Apple strikes deal to produce new 'Peanuts' content

Apple strikes deal to produce new 'Peanuts' content

LOS ANGELES — Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the "Peanuts" crew will have a new home on Apple's streaming service. Apple has struck a deal with DHX Media to produce new "Peanuts" content.

GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

DETROIT — General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved.
Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women's rights groups

Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women's rights groups

NEW YORK — CBS on Friday pledged to give $20 million to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from a scandal that led to the ouster of its top executive, Les Moonves.
Michigan governor signs bills to gut wage, sick time laws

Michigan governor signs bills to gut wage, sick time laws

LANSING, Mich. — Gov.
Trump club is in tax break zone, but is unlikely to benefit

Trump club is in tax break zone, but is unlikely to benefit

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's company owns a golf club in an Opportunity Zone offering developers massive tax breaks, but experts say it is unlikely it could take advantage of them.
Slain US student texted friend about roommate's threat

Slain US student texted friend about roommate's threat

MINNEAPOLIS — An American psychology student who was fatally stabbed in her Netherlands apartment had texted a friend in the U.S. six days before her death, saying her roommate threatened to kill three people.
Serbia talks up armed intervention as Kosovo OKs new army

Serbia talks up armed intervention as Kosovo OKs new army

PRISTINA, Kosovo — Serbia threatened a possible armed intervention in Kosovo after the Kosovo parliament on Friday overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army.
Priest takes pope's mandate - good deeds for all - across US

Priest takes pope's mandate - good deeds for all - across US

LOS ANGELES — Father Jim Sichko has a 50-state congregation and a simple mandate from the pope: Go forth and do good deeds.
McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

PHOENIX — Sen. Jon Kyl is resigning from the seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of John McCain, Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday, a development which gives Ducey a second opportunity to fill the position.
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