4 ways to beat dynamic pricing

AP Photo/Michael Conroy NEW YORK (AP) — Ticket prices are always changing at some zoos, Broadway shows and sports games. That’s because more business are adopting dynamic pricing — the quick rise or drop in prices based on demand. At places that use this pricing...

New play explores life, legacy of slain teen Trayvon Martin

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A play debuting at Philadelphia’s New Freedom Theatre will explore Trayvon Martin’s life and the moments before his death. “The Ballad of Trayvon Martin” was co-written by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, a playwright and activist who...

Love’s Return: Cavs’ big man thriving in second postseason

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — When the so-far-perfect Cavaliers held on in Game 4 and finished their sweep of overmatched Atlanta, LeBron James threw both arms around Kevin Love and hugged his teammate tightly, appearing almost afraid to let him go. James knows he can’t...

How much for that tequila shot? The price is always changing

AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi NEW YORK (AP) — Down a shot of tequila at The Blind Burro and the second round may cost you more. Or less. It all depends on what everyone else is drinking. Tequila prices at the San Diego bar and restaurant can change every five minutes based on...

AP PHOTOS: Weird and wonderful moments at Eurovision

AP Photo/Uncredited LONDON (AP) — Outlandish costumes, bizarre lyrics, political controversy and the occasional decent song can mean only one thing: the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest has begun. Tuesday’s first semifinal showcased many of the elements that make the...

Ohio Nuclear Plant Restarts After Refueling Shutdown

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio nuclear plant has returned to service after a biennial shutdown for refueling and maintenance. The Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station that sits along Lake Erie in northern Ohio is owned by FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co., a subsidiary of...

Whistleblower: Changes in Russian system ‘just fake’ so far

MONTREAL (AP) — In the opinion of a whistleblower who uncovered Russia’s doping scourge, most of the changes in the country’s track and anti-doping programs are “just fake,” and not nearly extensive enough to allow the team into the Olympics this...

Wendy’s Beats Street 1Q Forecasts

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Wendy’s Co. (WEN) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $25.4 million. The Dublin, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 9 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 11 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street...

High Lead Levels In Water At 2 Ohio Schools, Officials Say

HEATH, Ohio (AP) — Officials say elevated levels of lead have been found in water at two schools in a central Ohio district. Heath City Schools officials say water samples taken last month from a drinking fountain at Heath Middle School and a kitchen sink at Garfield Elementary...

Bombings kill 93 in Iraqi capital’s bloodiest day this year

BAGHDAD (AP) — In the deadliest violence in Baghdad this year, three car bombs claimed by the Islamic State group killed 93 people across the Iraqi capital Wednesday, demonstrating the extremists’ ability to mount significant attacks despite major battlefield losses....