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  • Oculus’ debuts virtual reality film ‘Henry’

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers — and Hollywood — about the viability of virtual reality as a storytelling medium. The…

  • FAA investigating airliner that nearly ran out of fuel

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal officials are investigating why an Allegiant Air passenger jet nearly ran out of fuel before landing at an airport that was temporarily closed to most traffic. Allegiant said Tuesday it…

  • 2 injection wells shut down after Oklahoma quakes

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oil and gas operators shut down two wastewater injection wells in northern Oklahoma on Tuesday and reduced operations at a third after several earthquakes centered in the town of Crescent rattled…

  • Assembly speaker joins San Diego officials in stadium talks

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins joined San Diego politicians at a meeting with NFL officials on Tuesday, offering advice on completing a thorough environmental impact report for a possible new stadium…

  • Ohio city detects Lake Erie toxins that led to 2014 crisis

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo has detected the first signs in Lake Erie of the dangerous toxin that resulted in a water crisis last year that left 400,000 people in northwestern Ohio and southeastern Michigan…

  • Yelp’s 2Q results, outlook disappoint as stock plunges

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yelp is getting skewered by investors after the online business review service sank to a second-quarter loss and dimmed its outlook amid a slowdown in its digital advertising sales. The developments…

  • US official says Puerto Rico should get access to bankruptcy

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Tuesday that creating a path as soon as possible to allow Puerto Rico’s government to file for bankruptcy would help the U.S. territory…

  • Mike Brown says Bengals might finally honor their past

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals owner Mike Brown has changed his mind and is willing to honor some of the franchise’s best players at a stadium where there is virtually no trace of the past. Brown…

  • Spaceship pilot describes harrowing free fall after breakup

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Free-falling miles above the desert, his test spaceship ripped to pieces and the frigid air hard to breathe, pilot Peter Siebold struggled through crippling injuries to turn on his oxygen and just…

  • Gilead beats Street 2Q forecasts on surge in sales, profit

    Blockbuster hepatitis C medicine Harvoni propelled Gilead Sciences Inc.’s second-quarter profit up 23 percent as total revenue for the biotech drugmaker jumped 26 percent and it raised its 2015 sales forecast for the second time.…

  • Twitter 2Q revenue grows sharply but user growth stays slow

    NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter failed to add users at a quick enough pace for investors in the second quarter even as revenue grew sharply, feeding concerns about whether it can ever become a mass-market…

  • FDA approves stomach-filling balloon for weight loss

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators on Tuesday approved an inflatable medical balloon that aids weight loss by filling up space in the stomach. The Food and Drug Administration cleared Reshape Medical’s balloon as another…

  • Court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in 13 states

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from…

  • Procter & Gamble names Taylor to succeed Lafley as CEO

    Procter & Gamble has named company insider David Taylor as president and chief executive effective Nov. 1. The executive, who heads P&G’s global beauty, grooming and health care division, succeeds A.G. Lafley, who will stay…

  • NTSB: Company should have prepared for human error

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The developer of the commercial spacecraft that broke apart during a test flight over California’s Mojave Desert last year failed to protect against human error, specifically the co-pilot unlocking a braking system…

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