- CEO pay in 2015: When a $468,449 raise is typical Updated: May-25-16 5:25 pm
NEW YORK - CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks - a big fat zero.
- Health insurance rate hike requests average 17 percent in Ky Updated: May-25-16 4:55 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Health insurance companies in Kentucky want to increase rates by an average of 17 percent next year, continuing a national trend of hefty hikes as insurers adapt to a market reshaped by President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
- Gov. Dalrymple: North Dakota oil industry 'solid' Updated: May-25-16 4:55 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple told industry and government officials Wednesday that the state's unprecedented oil boom that made it the economic darling of the nation is far from going bust.
- Grain higher, livestock higher Updated: May-25-16 10:38 am
CHICAGO - Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
- Mishawaka High uses grant for technology in the classroom Updated: May-25-16 5:03 am
MISHAWAKA, Indiana - There is no shortage of noise Monday afternoon at Mishawaka High School where the whirring of drones and the buzzing of 3-D printers are becoming commonplace.
- Audit: Nevada health exchange may be overpaying for outreach Updated: May-24-16 9:13 pm
LAS VEGAS - A state audit released Tuesday raised questions about whether Nevada's health insurance exchange is using its money wisely, citing outreach organizations that are being paid tens of thousands of dollars but haven't provided proof that they were promoting the exchange for much of that time.
- Markets Right Now: Stocks move solidly higher on Wall Street Updated: May-24-16 4:09 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):
- EXCHANGE: ISU art student gives away cups of generosity Updated: May-24-16 6:15 am
NORMAL, Illinois - There's nothing unusual about seeing a bunch of coffee mugs in a coffee shop - unless the mugs are handmade and being given away for free by the artist who created them.
- Eastern Pennsylvania United Methodist Church marks 150 years Updated: May-23-16 10:26 am
LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania - Alma Willits has been a member of the Scottsville United Methodist Church in Lower Southampton since 1949. As the church historian, she'll have a place of honor Sunday when the congregation celebrates its 150th anniversary.
- Nebraska school cook hangs up hairnet after 34 years Updated: May-21-16 10:44 am
BANCROFT, Nebraska - Preparing meals for dozens of children every day, knowing that some of them won't like the food, is part of the job of being a school cook.
- AP-IN--Indiana News Digest 6 pm, IN Updated: May-20-16 6:07 pm
Here's a look at AP's Indiana news coverage at 6 p.m.
- Recent heavy rains in Texas help recharge Edwards Aquifer Updated: May-20-16 12:16 pm
SAN ANTONIO - The white Ford Explorer turned right onto the farm road and headed north, as sunlight broke through heavy storm clouds and illuminated the green knobs of the Hill Country on the horizon.
- EXCHANGE: Retired teacher connects kids with horses Updated: May-20-16 6:30 am
STERLING, Illinois - In a classroom setting where desks and chalkboards are replaced by haystacks and horses, Joan Harms found a new way to satisfy her passion for teaching others.
- Exchange student, pilot ID'd as victims of plane crash Updated: May-18-16 7:16 pm
MESA, Arizona - Authorities say an 18-year-old exchange student from Turkey was one of two people killed when a small World War II-era plane crashed and exploded into flames near a Phoenix-area airport.
- Editorials from around New York Updated: May-18-16 12:28 pm
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:
- Farmers turn to service that allows them to share machinery Updated: May-17-16 2:33 pm
ST. JOHN, Kansas - For about two months of the year, Stafford County farmer Jordan Hickel would run his pricey combine through wheat fields in June, followed by fall commodities like corn and soybeans.
- Franklin mayor considering shared area for business owners Updated: May-17-16 5:03 am
FRANKLIN, Indiana - The mayor of Franklin wants more entrepreneurs and small, local business owners operating their business out of the downtown area near coffee shops and restaurants within walking distance of their office.
- Fort Worth paper currency plant keeps rolling out the cash Updated: May-16-16 1:12 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - Past a field where cattle still graze, about 13 miles from Fort Worth's vibrant Sundance Square, behind a guarded perimeter fence and a sprawling parking lot, huge machines groan and hum, churning out what may be the world's most coveted item.
- Work underway to restore Civil War-era coat in Massachusetts Updated: May-16-16 9:22 am
GLOUCESTER, Massachusetts - The Civil War-era coat that once helped a Gloucester soldier return safely to the North after escaping a Confederate prison is expected to be back in the city by the end of the summer.
- Asian stocks up despite disappointing China factory data Updated: May-15-16 11:53 pm
BEIJING - Asian stock markets rose Monday despite disappointing Chinese factory data and last week's Wall Street decline.
- EXCHANGE: Mentors help autistic student with social graces Updated: May-15-16 10:21 am
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - At first look, it's hard to tell who in the peer mentoring program has autism and who is in regular education at Belleville's Westhaven Elementary school.
- Man finds niche amid sound surroundings at local coffeehouse Updated: May-14-16 12:18 pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee - It could have been the coffee talking, but a casual conversation with the extremely effervescent Sam Love this week revealed a genuinely enthusiastic, energetic and community-oriented specimen.
- Ohio man to establish vineyard to feed the hungry Updated: May-14-16 9:38 am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - After turning three abandoned and garbage-filled inner-city parcels into gardens offering free fruits and vegetables, Mason Carratt is embarking on another way to feed the hungry: a vineyard in which the grapes will be used to make jellies and jams.
- Hazardous chemicals post secret threat to Texas neighbors Updated: May-12-16 4:13 pm
HOUSTON - Just outside Pearland, theater patrons come and go within 200 feet of a warehouse that stockpiles a pesticide so toxic it seeped into a family's house in Utah and killed two little girls.
- Wildlife rehabilitator works to return injured eagles to sky Updated: May-12-16 5:01 am
OAKTOWN, Indiana - Wildlife rehabilitator Angel Lange stood in the light rain Tuesday afternoon and watched as the majestic bald eagle left its perch on his gloved hand and took flight, the sound of its wings flapping in the wind piercing the silence along the deserted country road.