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Biden and Brazil's Lula are meeting in New York to discuss labor and climate issues

Biden and Brazil's Lula are meeting in New York to discuss labor and climate issues

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden will meet his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva , on Wednesday in New York as the leaders of the Western Hemisphere's largest democracies seek areas of common ground despite some recent differences o
California truck drivers ask Gov. Newsom to sign job-saving bill as self-driving big rigs are tested

California truck drivers ask Gov. Newsom to sign job-saving bill as self-driving big rigs are tested

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers, union leaders and truck drivers are trying to steer Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom toward signing into law a proposal that could save jobs as self-driving trucks are tested for their safety on the roads.
Edmunds answers the most asked questions from first-time EV buyers

Edmunds answers the most asked questions from first-time EV buyers

As sales of electric vehicles continue to grow, so do the number of questions curious shoppers have when considering making the switch to a fully electrified car, truck or SUV.
In the news today: India tensions rise, PM at UN and Unifor strikes deal with Ford

In the news today: India tensions rise, PM at UN and Unifor strikes deal with Ford

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Stock market today: Asian shares decline ahead of Fed decision on rates

Stock market today: Asian shares decline ahead of Fed decision on rates

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares declined Wednesday as markets awaited a decision on interest rates by the Federal Reserve. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.6% to 33,055.98. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped 0.6% to 7,155.10. South Korea's Kospi edged down 0.
Stock market today: Asian shares decline ahead of Fed decision on rates

Stock market today: Asian shares decline ahead of Fed decision on rates

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares declined Wednesday as markets awaited a decision on interest rates by the Federal Reserve. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.1% in morning trading to 33,200.34. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped 0.6% to 7,152.70.
2 teens in Las Vegas face murder charges for fatal hit-and-run they captured on video, police say

2 teens in Las Vegas face murder charges for fatal hit-and-run they captured on video, police say

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two teenagers face murder charges for targeting a bicyclist in Las Vegas and capturing on video the moment they drove into the man as he pedaled along the side of a road, authorities said Tuesday.
United Auto Workers threaten to expand targeted strike if there is no substantive progress by Friday

United Auto Workers threaten to expand targeted strike if there is no substantive progress by Friday

The United Auto Workers union is stepping up pressure on Detroit’s Big Three by threatening to expand its strike unless it sees major progress in contract negotiations by Friday.

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

Russia has turned food, energy and even children into weapons against Ukraine, Zelenskyy says at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Tuesday that Russia is “weaponizing” everything from food and energy to abducted ch
Unifor reaches tentative deal with Ford, strike averted

Unifor reaches tentative deal with Ford, strike averted

TORONTO — Unifor says it has reached a tentative deal with Ford Motor Co. that could avoid workers going on strike. The union says the proposed contract will be brought to members shortly for a vote.