Cleveland Clinic will pull event from Mar-a-Lago resort

AP Photo/Alex Brandon COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A leading U.S. hospital says it will pull an annual fundraiser from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort after all. The Cleveland Clinic had initially resisted pressure from health professionals and others over the Republican...

Starbucks founder questions country's 'moral fiber'

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks founder and chairman Howard Schultz says the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend have put the “moral fiber” of the country in question. Schultz said at an...

Peer pressure, applied well, boosts financial health

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee When you’re training for a fitness goal, a workout buddy can be your best asset. She’s the one who cheers you on good days and pushes you on bad days. When you’re working to reach a financial goal, friends can be equally helpful. Peers can...

Online sales, solid store traffic gives Walmart 2Q boost

AP Photo/Alan Diaz BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Americans are going into Walmart stores and they’re spending money on its website, pushing the performance of the world’s biggest retailer beyond Wall Street expectations during the second-quarter. Revenue for the...

New Ford CEO says company will balance present with future

AP Photo/Paul Sancya DETROIT (AP) — The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn’t taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. Jim Hackett, who replaced Mark Fields in May, says new mobility projects such as buying a shuttle...

China warns Washington against 'trade war'

BEIJING (AP) — China has warned “there is no winner in a trade war” after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published comments for a tougher stance toward Beijing. A foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said Thursday both sides have benefited...

Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range

AP Photo/Lee Jin-man SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor said Thursday it plans to launch early next year a second-generation hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups. If delivered as promised, the new fuel cell...

Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits

AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz NEW YORK (AP) — If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn’t you work to stay healthy? You’d quit smoking, eat better, ramp up your exercise, or do whatever else it took to improve your odds of...

Tense days for business owners without legal status in US

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky MIAMI (AP) — Maribel Resendiz and her husband came to the U.S. from Mexico, sold cool drinks to workers in the tomato fields of South Florida and eventually opened a bustling shop in a strip mall offering fruit smoothies and tacos. Now she is preparing...

LL Bean boosting production of iconic boot

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean hopes to give the boot to backlogs of its most iconic product. The Maine-based retailer is expanding production to keep up with demand for its leather-and-rubber “duck boot” with a new manufacturing...