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  • Clinton Foundation admits missteps in donor disclosure

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors amid growing scrutiny as Hillary Rodham Clinton opens her presidential campaign.…

  • Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate proponents of a bill empowering Congress to review and potentially reject any Iran nuclear deal must first win a battle with some colleagues determined to change the legislation in ways that…

  • Asian markets rise after Wall Street gains

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday after Wall Street gained on strong earnings and investors looked ahead to Apple results and this week’s U.S. Federal Reserve meeting. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index…

  • US gas prices jump 13 cents a gallon; could go slightly up

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.58. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that higher crude oil…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    As rescuers dig, aftershocks terrify survivors of Nepal earthquake that killed more than 2,500 KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalis braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while…

  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    As rescuers dig, aftershocks terrify survivors of Nepal earthquake that killed more than 2,500 KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalis braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while…

  • Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment:

    UNITED STATES-IRAN CORRECTION UPDATE: Kerry to see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart will meet this week for the first…

  • Golden Gate Bridge officials seek help in addressing drones

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The agency that manages the Golden Gate Bridge is asking Sen. Dianne Feinstein (FYN’-styn) for help in restricting the rising number of remote-controlled drones that have been buzzing the famous span.…

  • ‘Furious 7′ holds on to box office; ‘Age of Ultron’ looms

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Furious 7″ enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week.…

  • Greenpeace spots 3-mile oil slick off Spain’s Canary Islands

    MADRID (AP) — Greenpeace has called on Spain’s government to dedicate more resources to cleaning up an oil spill rising up from a sunken fishing trawler off the Canary Islands after spotting a five-kilometer (3-mile)…

  • Gas prices rise to 8 cents from a week ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — AAA Mid-Atlantic says gas prices are up 8 cents over last week. Friday’s national average price was at $2.53, compared to $2.45 the previous Friday. In Washington, D.C., gas was at $2.63…

  • Storied NYC college awaits results of attorney general probe

    NEW YORK (AP) — First came a hotly-debated decision by Cooper Union to start charging its students after being tuition-free for generations. Then came an investigation by the state attorney general into the school’s management…

  • Expert: Lift accidents like one at Sugarloaf are rare

    CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — A national expert says Maine’s Sugarloaf ski resort was the only ski area in the nation to have a serious lift malfunction involving injuries this season. Seven skiers were injured…

  • Technology and outdoor sports converge at drone conference

    Santa Cruz, Calif. (AP) — Surfers catching waves and mountain bikers pedaling through forests are used to the occasional low flying pelican or diving hawk, but these days outdoor recreationalists can find what’s up in…

  • Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race

    VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by…