Amazon launches site for purchase of fine art

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is getting into the fine art arena. Customers can buy original and limited edition works of art from more than 150 prominent galleries and dealers via Amazon Art. The announcement came Tuesday, a…

Weak earnings tug stocks lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Disappointing results from big companies and a slump in bank stocks tugged the stock market lower early Wednesday, putting major indexes on track for their third straight daily drop. The Standard & Poor’s 500…

Hotshot survivor ‘numb’ after hearing of deaths

PHOENIX (AP) — The surviving member of a firefighting crew that lost 19 members to the Yarnell Hill Fire says he was devastated and went “numb” after learning that men he considered his brothers were dead, and he…

Discovery hammered for shark special

NEW YORK (AP) — A Discovery network special that speculated about whether a giant prehistoric shark could still exist has drawn a passionate response from viewers and starkly raised the question about the worth of big ratings. The…

Lynde, creator of ‘Rick O’Shay’ comic strip, dies

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Western cartoonist and author Stan Lynde, creator of the nationally syndicated “Rick O’Shay” comic strip, died of cancer in Montana. He was 81. His “Rick O’Shay” comic strip began in 1958 and ran for…
Crash Survivor

Injured SC man trapped in car after Mont. crash

A South Carolina man was trapped in a rental car with a broken neck and other injuries for more than a day after the vehicle went off a forest road and rolled down an embankment in western Montana.…
BP

BP ordered to pay settlement administrator $130M

A court hearing is set for BP to justify why it has refused to pay more than $130 million in fees to the administrator of its multi-billion dollar settlement with U.S. Gulf Coast…