off

Public gets 1st look at priceless Mormon artifacts

The Book of Mormon is shown during the “Foundations of Faith” exhibit news conference Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Salt Lake City. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Wednesday unveiled a new collection that features some of the faith’s most...

Family says slain reporter gave voice to voiceless

PINECREST, Fla. (AP) — The family of a journalist slain by Islamic State militants says Steven Sotloff dedicated his life to portraying the suffering of people in war zones, but was “no hero.” Family spokesman Barak Barfi told reporters gathered outside the...
off

AP source: Tesla selects Nevada for battery plant

FILE – This Aug. 1, 2014 file photo shows security guards at the gate to the site Tahoe Reno Industrial Center about 15 miles east of Reno, Nevada. Tesla Motors has selected the site in Nevada for a massive, $5 billion factory that it will build to pump out batteries for a...
off

Nishikori gives Japan 1st US Open semi in 96 years

Kei Nishikori, of Japan, reacts after defeating Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, in five sets during the quarterfinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Kei Nishikori, of Japan, reacts after defeating Stan...
off

New lawsuit filed over alleged abuse by Sandusky

Buy AP Photo Reprints STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A new accuser has sued Jerry Sandusky, Penn State and a charity the former assistant coach founded, claiming he was sexually abused about six years ago. The case was filed in Philadelphia last month by Williamsport attorney...

Marathon issues senior notes to finance Hess purchase

To help finance its pending purchase of Hess Corp.’s retail business this month, Marathon Petroleum Corp. has priced $1.95 billion in unsecured senior notes in a public offering. The notes are being offered in three series: $750 million in 3.625 percent senior notes due 2024....

Cooper Tire names new treasurer

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s Tom Lause, controller for global operations, has been named treasurer of the company. He was elected by the board of directors. In addition to the treasurer role, Lause will also assume responsibility for the tax function at Cooper. As he takes on...

Marathon’s Heminger says company not interested in buying Citgo refineries

When Marathon Petroleum Corp. President Gary Heminger said Tuesday that the location of Citgo’s refineries is interesting, some media outlets reported that Marathon “expressed interest” in the refineries. The refineries reportedly are for sale. But Heminger, who was answering an...

Federal judge upholds La. same-sex marriage ban

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge upheld Louisiana’s ban on same-sex marriages on Wednesday, as well as the state’s refusal to recognize gay marriages legally performed in other states. U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman’s ruling broke a string of 20-plus...