10 Super Bowl ads to watch: Sexy Mr. Clean; John Malkovich

NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl isn’t just played on the field. Just as intense is a battle off the field to win viewers’ attentions. Advertisers are paying $5 million for just 30 seconds to reach the more than 110 million people in the U.S. expected to tune in....

Super Bowl advertisers tread carefully in divisive climate

NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl advertisers are treading carefully this year to avoid alienating customers as a divisive political climate takes some of the buzz away from what is usually the biggest spectacle on TV. Ad critic Barbara Lippert says that while “people need...

Baseball owners look at rule changes to speed up game

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks during a news conference following a meeting with MLB owners, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For those rooting for baseball to speed up the game, Commissioner...

Germany welcomes Norway announcement on joint sub purchase

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Defense Ministry is welcoming an announcement by Norway that could see the two countries’ navies make a joint order for half a dozen new submarines. Norway said Friday that it has picked Germany as its strategic partner, giving German...

Super Bowl online: See the game, learn some new taunts

NEW YORK (AP) — You can watch the Super Bowl online for free, but there are a few catches. For starters, you’re out of luck on phones unless you’re a Verizon customer. And if you’re interested in the ads, you may have a surprise in store. Here’s your...

Upon review, Arrogate was even faster in Pegasus World Cup

Jockey Mike Smith crosses the finish line riding Arrogate to win the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup horse race at Gulfstream Park, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Arrogate was...

Super Bowl online: See the game, learn some new taunts

FILE – In this Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, an attendee snaps a photo of the Vince Lombardi Trophy and team helmets during NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s news conference for Super Bowl 51, in Houston. The Atlanta Falcons will face the New England Patriots in...

US hiring accelerates and more people begin looking for work

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo, Reina Borges, left, stands in line to apply for a job with Aldi at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, the Labor Department issues its jobs report for January. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) WASHINGTON...

Faith Evans announces duets album with late Notorious B.I.G.

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan LOS ANGELES (AP) — Faith Evans is releasing an album of duets with her late husband, The Notorious B.I.G., 20 years after his unsolved killing. Atco Records announced that the “The King & I” record will be released May 19, and will...

Board: Pennsylvania casino served player 27 drink in 9 hours

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has fined a casino $25,000 for serving a gambler 27 drinks in a nine-hour period. Mount Airy Casino Resort says it won’t comment on the fine. The gambling board says the fine was levied as part of a...