NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks…

NEW YORK | Met orchestra onstage for bows behind Nezet-Seguin

NEW YORK — Yannick Nezet-Seguin took the rare step of bringing the entire orchestra on stage…

DALLAS | Exxon 3Q profit surges on higher energy prices

DALLAS — Higher oil prices propelled Exxon’s third-quarter profit up 57 percent to $6.24 billion despite…

BATTLE CREEK, Mich | Honey Smacks returns to shelves with new recipe after recall

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg’s Honey Smacks is returning to shelves following a voluntarily recall after…

BERLIN | OECD predicts unsustainable rise in use of raw materials

BERLIN — The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is warning that the world’s consumption of…

WASHINGTON | Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

WASHINGTON — Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now…

FRANKFURT, Germany | BMW ramps up investment in China to meet electric demand

FRANKFURT, Germany — German automaker BMW says it is taking a majority stake in its China…

LOUISVILLE, Ky | Kentucky bourbon inventory at highest level since 1972

LOUISVILLE, Ky— Kentucky’s bourbon distilleries ratcheted up production again last year, boosting overall inventory to 7.5…

NEW YORK | J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce

NEW YORK  — Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Award nominations on Thursday, including…

LOS ANGELES | ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ pushed, ‘A Quiet Place’ sequel sets date

LOS ANGELES  — The “Top Gun” sequel is going to take a little longer to land…

Washington News: Spokane Valley Man, James Andrew Joy Sentenced to 15 Years for Attempted Production of Child Pornography

Spokane ,Wn. – Joseph H. Harrington, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced…

Chinese manufacturing growth slows slightly in December

BEIJING/December 31, 2017  (AP)(STL.News) —Manufacturing in China grew at a slightly slower pace in December than the previous…

Spurlock’s ‘Super Size Me’ sequel pulled from Sundance fest

LOS ANGELES / December 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Morgan Spurlock’s latest documentary will not premiere at…