Florida sheriff's office on trial again over fatal shooting

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — The parents of Seth Adams are sure Sgt. Michael Custer is lying about why he fatally shot their unarmed son in the parking lot of the family’s nursey business nearly five years ago, even though the sheriff’s deputy was cleared by...

Insider Q&A: Duke University expert James Cox on SEC future

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump has named Jay Clayton, a Wall Street attorney who worked on mergers and IPOs, to head the Securities and Exchange Commission. Last week Trump ordered a review of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law, which reshaped regulation of the banking industry...

Prince's Warner Bros. catalog goes to all streaming services

NEW YORK (AP) — Tidal’s exclusive streaming rights to Prince’s Warner Bros. Records catalog is over. The record company announced that starting Sunday, his music on the label – including albums like the seminal “Purple Rain” to his early work...

Beyonce, David Bowie, Justin Timberlake win early Grammys

FILE – In this June 26, 2016, file photo, Beyonce performs “Freedom” at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. There are few things Beyonce has not conquered, and the Grammy for album of the year is one of them. Beyonce’s main competition is Adele, who won album,...

Ex-Knick Sprewell returns to MSG, 2 days after Oakley’s ban

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Knicks star Latrell Sprewell has returned to Madison Square Garden for the first time in 13 years, just two days after Charles Oakley was banned from the building. Sprewell sat behind the baseline Sunday next to MSG chairman James Dolan, who banned...

Washington's top lawyer uses strategic streak to fight Trump

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson SEATTLE (AP) — The legal challenge that would launch Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson into the vanguard of resistance against President Donald Trump’s travel ban was already in the works as Ferguson flew home from Florida the...

Ohio critics hope bats might slow down pipeline project

AP Photo/Tony Dejak CLEVELAND (AP) — Opponents of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline expected to be built across the northern half of Ohio are clinging to the wings of a furry flier, the northern long-eared bat, in their efforts to at least delay the $2 billion project....

From protests to 'pussy hats,' Trump resistance brews online

AP Photo/Alex Brandon NEW YORK (AP) — The revolution may not be televised – but it apparently will be tweeted. And Facebooked. And Instagrammed. Not long after President Donald Trump temporarily barred most people from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the...

Shoppers weigh boycott calls as buying gets more political

AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Stormy Patterson makes a distinction between opinion and action as she surveys each new call to boycott Company A or support Brand B. It’s “silly” to penalize Under Armour over its CEO’s praise of...

Could Beyonce finally win album of the year at the Grammys?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are few things Beyonce has not conquered, and the Grammy for album of the year is one of them. For the third time, Beyonce is nominated for the coveted trophy, an award given to few R&B-based performers and only two hip-hop acts in the...