Patriots, Chiefs, Saints can earn playoff spots

The Los Angeles Rams already have won the NFC West and could have some company in…

JERUSALEM | Israeli sues Airbnb over West Bank settlement listing ban

JERUSALEM— An Israeli settler is suing Airbnb over its ban on West Bank settlement listings, heeding…

TOKYO | Sony quarterly profit rises on games, financial services

TOKYO— Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp.’s net profit rose 32 percent in the last…

NEW YORK  | Southwest 3Q profit rises on more passengers, flights

NEW YORK  — Southwest Airlines is reporting profits rose more than 16 percent during the third…

NEW YORK | Defense contractors Harris, L3 Technologies to merge

NEW YORK — Defense contractors Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies are combining to form one of…

CHICAGO | Lyric Opera musicians go on strike, threatening opera season

CHICAGO — Musicians with the Lyric Opera of Chicago have walked off the job. The musicians…

SEATTLE | Amazon raising minimum wage for US workers to $15 per hour

SEATTLE — Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour…

SAN FRANCISCO | Tesla CEO Elon Musk, company to pay $40 million to settle SEC case alleging Musk duped investors

SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla CEO Elon Musk, company to pay $40 million to settle SEC case…

NEW YORK | CBS subpoenaed by Manhattan district attorney on Moonves

NEW YORK — CBS said Friday that a New York City prosecutor has subpoenaed the company…

LONDON | Aston Martin valued at $6.7 billion in IPO pricing

LONDON— Aston Martin Lagonda, the maker of James Bond‘s favorite sports car, plans to raise as…

BERLIN | Germany’s 2 main department store chains set to merge

BERLIN — Germany’s two main department store chains are set to merge in a deal under…

NEW YORK | Kate Spade, the company, honors Kate Spade, the fashion icon

NEW YORK — A rosy hue washed over a room at the New York Public Library…

MILAN | Will espresso-loving Italy embrace country’s 1st Starbucks?

MILAN — Will the country that gave us espresso embrace the company that gave us grande…

LONDON | Burberry to drop real fur from fashion line

LONDON — The British luxury fashion brand Burberry will stop using real fur in its products.…

Major opioid maker to pay for overdose-antidote development

A company whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for sparking the addiction and overdose…

NEW YORK | LeBron James says in Kaepernick reference: I stand with Nike

NEW YORK  — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said he stands with…

NEW YORK | Amazon is 2nd US company to reach $1 trillion market value

NEW YORK— Amazon on Tuesday became the second publicly traded company to be worth $1 trillion,…

WASHINGTON | Twitter CEO says company isn’t biased, wants healthy debate

WASHINGTON — Twitter’s CEO says the company isn’t biased against Republicans or Democrats and is working…

LONDON | Caffeine hit for Coca-Cola as it buys Costa coffee chain

LONDON — Coca-Cola is hoping to give itself another caffeine-fueled boost. The company said Friday it…

AUSTIN, Texas | Owner of company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns says he’s begun selling plans online, despite court order

AUSTIN, Texas— Owner of company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns says he’s begun selling plans online,…

NEW YORK | New York City fines Kushner Cos. $210,000 after AP report that company falsely claimed no rent-regulated tenants

NEW YORK — New York City fines Kushner Cos. $210,000 after AP report that company falsely…

NEW YORK | The Latest: Google acts against Iranian influence operation

NEW YORK  — The Latest on tech companies and election interference (all times local): 2:45 p.m.…

CINCINNATI | Kroger to phase out plastic bags at all stores

CINCINNATI — The nation’s largest grocery chain will phase out the use of plastic bags in…

January US auto sales expected to rise only a little

DETROIT/February 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— U.S. auto sales in January are expected to grow slightly as rebates and…

Pfizer, riding tax changes, puts up huge 4Q profit

January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-Pfizer’s fourth-quarter profit soared to $12.27 billion thanks to a huge tax benefit related…

CEO says company working to stop ‘Tide pod challenge’

NEW YORK/January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Procter & Gamble says it’s working to stop the “Tide Pod challenge,”…

Hope, fear as Puerto Rico moves to privatize power company

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico/January 23, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The announcement that Puerto Rico’s governor is moving to privatize…