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Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects accumulated distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content.

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In an interview with Kevin Hogan, chief executive of AIG's Life & Retirement division, published April 21, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hogan mentioned the demise of defined contribution retirement plans. Hogan actually referred to the demise of defined benefit plans.

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 22, 2019--Numerator, a leading provider of omnichannel insight across what, why and how consumers buy, has launched Psychographic and Media Consumption data as part of its Numerator Insights platform. This provides brands and retailers a much deeper understandin…

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year, with the fiery loss of its first crew capsule.

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BURLINGAME, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 22, 2019--Aperia Technologies Inc., a leading supplier of tire management technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicle tractors and trailers, has received a 2019 Business Environmental Innovation Award from Acterra, the Ba…

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company's electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold vision that he has been floating for years.

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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 22, 2019--Williams Sonoma Home, member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, announced today the launch of a collaboration with award-winning interior decorator, tastemaker, and design influencer Paloma Contreras. The new assortment…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026, according to a report Monday by the government's overseers of Medicare and Social Security.

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 22, 2019--Legion Partners Holdings, LLC (“Legion Partners Holdings” together with its affiliates, “Legion Partners”), Macellum Advisors GP, LLC (together with its affiliates, “Macellum”), and Ancora Advisors, LLC (together with its affiliates, “Ancora” and, tog…

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NEW YORK (AP) — The price of crude oil surged Monday after the U.S. government moved to further block Iranian oil exports. That helped to lift energy stocks, but losses elsewhere in the market held U.S. indexes in check. The S&P 500 flip-flopped between modest gains and losses in morning…

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a bid by former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to be released from jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 22, 2019--In fall 2019, U.S. Bank will expand its retail banking presence to a new state with the opening of its first branch in Charlotte, N.C. Retail banking expansion complements an already strong U.S. Bank presence in Charlotte, which is home to roug…

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IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 22, 2019--Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) will release first quarter 2019 financial results on Friday, April 26, 2019. A press release will be issued via Business Wire and available at 7 a.m. CT at www.exxonmobil.com.

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CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 22, 2019--MD Magazine ®, a digital platform that focuses on providing physicians with the most valuable and up-to-date specialty- and disease-specific resources to help them deliver the best patient care, is proud to announce the addition of Rare Disease …

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The Trump administration said Monday that it will no longer exempt any countries from U.S. sanctions if they continue to buy Iranian oil, stepping up pressure on Iran in a move that primarily affects the five remaining major importers: China and India and U.S. treaty allies Japan, South Kore…

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SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 22, 2019--On April 17 at Shanghai Auto Show 2019, Wuhan IGE and the Shanghai Jiading District Government signed “Shanghai Grove Hydrogen Energy Automobile Innovation Development HQ Base Strategy Cooperation Agreement”. Besides Wuhan HQ, Grove now has its east C…

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Five Coffee County High School teams earned silver and bronze during the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference in Chattanooga, which began March 31. In total, 57 CHS students attended the conference.

Homicide suspect James Rick McCoy will be in court on Friday, April 26 at 9 a.m. for a bond hearing. This is the only case on the docket for 9 a.m.

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Valery Díaz covered her eyes and held her breath before looking in a hair salon mirror to see herself without much of the long dark hair that used to frame her face.