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  • Unions representing state workers lose case over dues
    29 July
    DETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Supreme Court says state workers can't be forced to pay labor unions for negotiating contracts and providing other services. In a 4-3 decision Wednesday, the court says the state Civil Service Commission lacks the authority to impose mandatory fees on…
  • Lew gets more than 1 million comments on currency redesign
    29 July
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says he's gotten more than a million responses to his request for comments on how U.S. currency should be redesigned and recommendations for what woman should become the first female on U.S. paper money in more than a…
  • Whirlpool recalls 40,000 Jenn-Air ovens due to burn risk
    29 July
    NEW YORK (AP) - Whirlpool is recalling more than 40,000 of its Jenn-Air brand ovens after customers reported burns due to faulty oven racks. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the extendable rack inside the oven can fall out. Whirlpool received eight incident reports…
  • Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults
    28 July
    NEW YORK (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith. The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that embroiled the Boy Scouts for…
  • Federal officials examine probable cause of spaceship crash
    28 July
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board is meeting to try to determine what likely caused a Virgin Galactic spaceship to break apart over the Mojave Desert during a test flight 10 months ago, killing the co-pilot and seriously injuring the pilot. Investigators have…
  • SuperValu may spin off Save-A-Lot into separate company
    28 July
    NEW YORK (AP) - SuperValu says it is considering spinning off its discount grocer Save-A-Lot into a separate publicly traded company as competition in the industry intensifies. The company says the split will help each company focus on finding ways to grow. SuperValu Inc. has…
  • Treetops Resort emerges from bankruptcy after reorganization
    28 July
    DOVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Treetops Resort in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula says that it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following a voluntarily reorganization. The golf and ski resort announced Monday that the process gave its owners time to shed legacy debt and…
  • Las Vegas hotel reopens pool where fire started
    27 July
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas high-rise hotel has reopened its rooftop swimming pool a day after a fire sent patrons running and black smoke billowing above the Strip. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas says the Bamboo Pool on the 14th floor reopened at…