LDS Church 'troubled' by separation of families at border

Immigration Holding Facility

The church said the U.S. government’s actions are “harmful to families, especially to...


LDS Church updates guidelines for youth interviews

RL 033118 (Slideshow) LDS General Conference-32-22

For the second time in three months, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its guidelines for church leadership who interview youth in the church.


American expects back to normal operations at regional unit

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says a regional affiliate should run close to a normal operation Thursday after canceling 2,750 flights in the past week because of a computer problem. Spokeswoman Katie Cody said PSA Airlines stabilized its computer systems but faced delays getting planes...


Mormons post questions asked during youth interviews

Mormons Youth Interviews

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church for the first time Wednesday posted the list of questions lay leaders are supposed to ask youth during closed door, one-on-one interviews that have come under scrutiny because sexual questions sometimes arise. Only one of the questions seems directed at...


Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

Migrant Children Airlines

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who were separated from their parents by immigration authorities. Facing growing opposition to his administration’s recent policy of...


FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

Maple Syrup Honey Labeling

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to require that pure maple syrup and honey be labeled as containing added sugars. Maple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying the nutrition labels updates were misleading, illogical and confusing...


Columbus ship replica damaged by Hurricane Harvey for sale

Harvey Columbus Ship Sinks

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A coastal Texas city is selling a replica of one of the three ships that Christopher Columbus used to reach the New World. Buyer beware, though, as it suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Harvey. The Corpus Christi City Council has authorized the Columbus Sailing...


Paris Fashion Week menswear kicks off with Milan's Off-White

Paris Fashion Off-White

PARIS (AP) — The fashion circus of magazine editors, bloggers, photographers and buyers cried “Bonjour Paris” Wednesday as the first full day of menswear fashion shows kicked off in the French capital. Edgy brand Off-White drew renewed attention at its show, thanks to the meteoric rise of its...


Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks to media

Tesla-Hacker Lawsuit

DETROIT (AP) — A former employee hacked into computers at Tesla’s Nevada battery factory, stole confidential information and combined it with falsehoods in leaks to the media, the electric car maker alleged in a federal lawsuit. The suit was filed Wednesday, three days after CEO Elon Musk warned...


Tariff troubles: Volvo opens 1st US plant in changed economy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Volvo Cars opened its first plant in the U.S. on Wednesday in a much different trade environment than when it announced its expansion across the Atlantic three years ago. The Swedish automaker threw a glitzy party for the reveal of its redesigned S60 sedan, which will roll off...


Are sugar worries weighing on Frappuccino sales?

Frappuccino Fade

NEW YORK (AP) — Frappuccino sales are struggling, and concerns about how much sugar the slushy drinks contain may be among the reasons. Starbucks says sales from the drinks that mix coffee, ice, syrup and milk are down 3 percent from a year ago, and is blaming the “health and wellness” trend for...

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