New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg dead at 89

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a s…

Stocks start mixed; automakers rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are getting off to a mixed start on Wall Street. Automakers rose as traders anticipate good sales reports for last mo…

At Minn. Zoo, some upgrades will wait

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — The new Hawaiian monk seals at the Minnesota Zoo will have to wait. Officials at the zoo in Apple Valley wanted t…

US auto sales see big gains in May

DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler says its sales rose 11 percent in May, a sign that auto sales rebounded from a slight dip in April. The automaker sa…