Netflix still piling up viewers — and big programming bills

AP Photo/Elise Amendola SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money than what subscribers pay for it. That...

Top of the draft board shines at Summer League

Los Angeles Lakers’ Lonzo Ball holds up the trophy for the most valuable player in the NBA summer league, before the team’s basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) The depth and quality of the...

California lawmakers extend landmark climate change law

Catherine Garoupa joins others critical of Gov. Jerry Brown’s cap-and-trade program, calling for defeat of the bill at a news conference, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. California lawmakers are expected to vote Monday on AB398, Monday, which critics say is too...

US: Iran complying with nuclear deal but defying its spirit

President Donald Trump speaks during a “Made in America,” product showcase featuring items created in each of the U.S. 50 states, at the White House, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration told...

No Trump slump in tourism but there could be a Trump bump

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — Last winter, the U.S. tourism industry fretted that Trump administration policies might lead to a “Trump slump” in travel. But those fears may have been premature. International arrivals and travel-related spending are up...

Houston All-Star Correa leaves game with thumb injury

Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa (1) walks off the field with manager AJ Hinch, second from left, after an injury during the fourth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith) HOUSTON...

Venezuela opposition calls strike, Trump threatens ‘actions’

National Assembly first Vice President Freddy Guevara speaks to the press accompanied by fellow lawmakers in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, July 17, 2017. Venezuelan opposition leaders called Monday for escalated street protests after more than 7 million people rejected a government...

2 more GOP senators oppose health bill, killing it for now

Protesters agains the Republican health care bill gather inside the office of Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare”...

Catch This: Astros hold mock funeral for Beltran’s glove

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Beltran hasn’t used his glove in a game in more than two months. So on Monday, the Houston Astros gathered around their teammate in center field and laid his mitt to rest, holding a mock funeral to send it off. The silly ceremony was held at...

Arizona flash flood kills 9 relatives celebrating birthday

First responders gather near the entrance to the First Crossing recreation area during the search and rescue operation for a victim in a flash flood along the banks of the East Verde River Monday, July 17, 2017, in Payson, Ariz. The bodies of nearly a dozen children and adults...