The Latest: Equifax: Stock-selling execs unaware of breach

AP Photo/Mike Stewart SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the massive breach at credit monitoring company Equifax (all times local): — 7:45 p.m. Equifax says that three company executives who sold stock just days after the company discovered a major security breach...

12 Gold Star mothers to be honored onstage at Miss America

AP Photo/Wayne Parry ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Mothers whose sons were killed while serving in the military will be honored this weekend as part of the Miss America competition. The Miss America Organization, the Got Your Back Network, Caesars Entertainment and others will...

Airline seats disappearing as Irma approaches Florida

AP Photo/Chris O’Meara Airlines are adding last-minute flights out of Florida after people snapped up seats to escape Hurricane Irma. American, United and Delta all said Thursday that they were adding flights leaving from South Florida in the next couple days. Some airlines...

Disney streaming service to get 'Star Wars' and Marvel

NEW YORK (AP) — “Star Wars” and the Marvel comic-book movies will join Disney’s upcoming streaming service , potentially giving it broader appeal beyond families with young children. The Disney service will be the only place to stream those movies on...

Irma could test strength of Florida's strict building codes

AP Photo/Mark Foley MIAMI (AP) — After a catastrophic Hurricane Andrew revealed how lax building codes had become in the country’s most storm-prone state, Florida began requiring sturdier construction. Now, experts say a monstrously strong Hurricane Irma could become...

Amazon hunting for 2nd home, cities start lining up to apply

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, bursting out of its Seattle headquarters, is hunting for a second home. Must haves: A prime location, close to transit, with plenty of space to grow. The company said Thursday it will spend more than $5 billion to build...

Equifax says data from 143 million Americans exposed in hack

AP Photo/Mike Stewart ATLANTA (AP) — Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans. The Atlanta-based company said Thursday that “criminals” exploited a U.S. website application to...

Sugar Ramos, champion shadowed by 2 ring deaths, dies at 75

AP Photo/Kevin Rivoli Sugar Ramos, the Cuban featherweight champion whose fists led to two ring deaths – one inspiring a Bob Dylan song – has died in Mexico City. He was 75. He died Sunday from cancer complications, the World Boxing Council said. Ramos was best known...

Irma could test strength of Florida's strict building codes

MIAMI (AP) — After a catastrophic Hurricane Andrew revealed how lax building codes had become in the country’s most storm-prone state, Florida began requiring sturdier construction. Now, experts say a monstrously strong Hurricane Irma could become the most serious...

Firms must pay $32.M for robocalls for religious-themed film

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge in St. Louis on Thursday ordered a Virginia man and his companies to pay $32.4 million in damages for improper robocalls narrated by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee that promoted a religious-themed movie. U.S. District Judge E. Richard...