Industry Regulation

Digital scrapbooking site Pinterest files for IPO

Mar 22, 2019

Pinterest is pinning its future on Wall Street, with the digital scrapbooking site on Friday filing for an initial public offering of stock

The Latest: Ethiopian airline defends pilots' training

Mar 22, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines says its pilots went through all the extra training required by Boeing and the U.S. aviation regulator to fly the 737 Max 8 jet that crashed this month, killing all 157 passengers

Tribes urge US to ban drilling around sacred New Mexico site

Mar 21, 2019

Tribes are urging U.S. officials to ban oil and gas exploration around a sacred tribal site with massive stone structures and other remnants of an ancient civilization

Legislative panel debates Walz 70 percent gas tax hike plan

Mar 21, 2019

The Minnesota Legislature has begun work in earnest on Gov. Tim Walz's transportation plan, including his disputed proposal to raise the state's gasoline tax by 70 percent

Trump again knocks McCain as Republicans urge end to attacks

Mar 21, 2019

President Donald Trump's tirade against the late GOP Sen. John McCain is leading some members of his own party to say he's gone too far

South Dakota governor signs bills aimed at curbing abortion

Mar 20, 2019

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has signed a package of bills aimed at curbing abortion

Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case

Mar 20, 2019

Europe's antitrust regulators have slapped Google with a big fine for the third time in less than two years

Senate refuses to lift Salvini's immunity in migrant case

Mar 20, 2019

Italy's Senate refused Wednesday to lift Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's immunity to face possible charges for refusing to allow migrants aboard an Italian coast guard ship to disembark in a Sicilian port

APNewsBreak: Iowa trooper wrote just 8 tickets as candidate

Mar 20, 2019

An Iowa highway patrolman who was recently elected to the Legislature wrote almost no tickets to his future constituents as he made his first run for public office

San Francisco floats ban on e-cigarettes pending US review

Mar 20, 2019

San Francisco is trying to crack down on electronic cigarettes that some say aggressively target kids