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J Balvin says he is recovering from the coronavirus

J Balvin says he is recovering from the coronavirus

NEW YORK — Colombian superstar J Balvin says he is recovering after battling the coronavirus.
US industrial production up 3%; factory output up 3.4%

US industrial production up 3%; factory output up 3.4%

WASHINGTON — American industry continued to regain ground lost in the coronavirus recession last month, but production remains well below where it was before the pandemic struck.
Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges writes children's book

Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges writes children's book

NEW YORK — Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges has written a children's book with a candid telling of the past and positive message for the future, inspired by the Black Lives Matter protests.
US productivity rises 7.3% as hours worked are nearly halved

US productivity rises 7.3% as hours worked are nearly halved

SILVER SPRING, Md. — U.S. productivity rose at a 7.3% rate in the second quarter as the number of hours worked fell by nearly half, the biggest drop-off since the government started tracking the data more than 70 years ago.

"The Secret" author Rhonda Byrne has new release in November

NEW YORK — The author of the million-selling self-help book “The Secret” is aiming even higher with her next work. Rhonda Byrne's “The Greatest Secret” is coming out Nov. 24, HarperOne announced Friday.
Trump admits he's blocking postal cash to stop mail-in votes

Trump admits he's blocking postal cash to stop mail-in votes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump frankly acknowledged that he's starving the U.S. Postal Service of money to make it harder to process an expected surge of mail-in ballots, which he worries could cost him reelection.

Harris bringing energy, dollars and more to Biden's campaign

WILMINGTON, Del. — In her first two days as Joe Biden's running mate, Kamala Harris has fired off the campaign's sharpest criticism of President Donald Trump's shortcomings. She has vouched for Biden's character on race and more.
Cohen's book foreword: Trump 'wouldn’t mind if I was dead'

Cohen's book foreword: Trump 'wouldn’t mind if I was dead'

NEW YORK — Michael Cohen's memoir about President Donald Trump will be released Sept. 8 by Skyhorse Publishing, which confirmed the news Thursday to The Associated Press.
UK's Princess Anne to mark 70th birthday in low-key fashion

UK's Princess Anne to mark 70th birthday in low-key fashion

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II's only daughter, Princess Anne, will be celebrating her 70th birthday on Saturday in a no-nonsense manner befitting her reputation in Britain.

For Harris, memories of mother guide bid for vice-president

NEW YORK — Speaking from the Senate floor for the first time, Kamala Harris expressed gratitude for a woman on whose shoulders she said she stood.