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Schumacher’s doctor sees progress after injury

PARIS (AP) — A French physician who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after the Formula One champion struck his head in a ski accident says he is no longer in a coma and predicted a possible recovery within three years. Jean-Francois Payen, a doctor at the...
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Olympic hero Rulon Gardner mementos up for auction

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mementos from the career of Olympic hero Rulon Gardner, including a USA Wrestling robe and a commemorative ring, will be auctioned off Saturday in Salt Lake City. Among the items are dozens of medals the Greco-Roman wrestler won during his career,...

Cheaper fuel helps United’s 3Q profit take off

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines appears to be hitting its stride after struggling to make a 2010 merger pay off. The airline’s formula is lower fuel prices and more revenue for every mile that passengers fly. United Continental Holdings Inc. said Thursday that...
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GM 3Q profit nearly doubles, led by N. America

DETROIT (AP) — Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors nearly double its third-quarter net profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America. The automaker posted net income of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per...

3M 3rd-quarter net income up 6 percent

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Diversified manufacturer 3M’s third-quarter net income rose 6 percent on higher revenue across all divisions. The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics also narrowed its guidance range. Net income for the three months ending...
Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea released
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US: One American released from North Korea

FILE – In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea speaks to the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea. Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released, the State Department said Tuesday, Oct. 21,...