Pope’s alleged cover-up pivots on when, if sanctions imposed

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The archbishop of Washington on Monday “categorically denied” ever being informed that Pope Benedict XVI had sanctioned his predecessor for sexual misconduct, undercutting a key element of a bombshell allegation that the current pope covered...

France’s Macron turns away from Trump in laying out roadmap

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron laid out his roadmap for the country’s diplomatic priorities in the year to come during a 90-minute speech to France’s ambassadors Monday. Notably, Macron appeared to be shifting his approach to the United States and...

Unions seek to block new Missouri labor group restrictions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Unions representing teachers and other public employees sued on Monday to try to block a new Missouri law that they claim imposes “a raft of harsh restrictions” that “effectively eviscerates” their right to organize and...

General Motors and Caterpillar jump; Tesla and Pfizer skid

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday: Tesla Inc., down $3.55 to $319.27 CEO Elon Musk wrote that he had abandoned an effort to take the electric car maker private. American Woodmark Corp., up $4.65 to $89.60 The cabinet maker had a better...

Kushner Cos. fined $210K by New York for false documents

NEW YORK (AP) — The Kushner family real estate company has been fined $210,000 by New York City regulators following an Associated Press investigation that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings...

APNewsBreak: Shooting suspect had history of mental illness

BALTIMORE (AP) — The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, according to court records in his home state of Maryland reviewed by The Associated Press. Divorce filings from the parents of...

New York City fines Kushner Cos. $210,000 after AP report that company falsely claimed no rent-regulated tenants

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City fines Kushner Cos. $210,000 after AP report that company falsely claimed no rent-regulated tenants.

AP Source: Toyota to invest $500 million in Uber

DETROIT (AP) — A person briefed on the matter says Toyota will invest $500 million in ride-hailing service Uber, and the companies will jointly develop self-driving vehicles. The person didn’t want to be identified because the official announcement hasn’t been...

Judge in 9/11 case at Guantanamo retires from military

MIAMI (AP) — The slow-moving Sept. 11 war-crimes case at Guantanamo has outlasted the judge. Army Col. James Pohl has retired from the military while presiding over the military commission trial of five prisoners at the U.S. base in Cuba accused of planning and aiding the...

‘We are totally happy,’ says paid Amazon workers on Twitter

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is taking an out-of-the box approach to answering its critics — paying workers to be “ambassadors” and tweet full-time about how satisfied they were at their jobs. One worker who Amazon says used to pack boxes at its warehouse in...