European Commission: Google decision near

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Europe’s top competition official says his agency is close to a decision in its three-year investigation into whether Googl…

Nielsen’s top programs for Sept. 16-22

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 16-22. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Chic…

2 GOP stars appear at Branstad fundraiser

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two top Republicans attended a fundraiser for Gov. Terry Branstad in Washington. The Des Moines Register reports (ht…

A simple approach works for Elton John

NEW YORK (AP) — A step back in time proved to be a forward-looking move for Elton John. Upon the suggestion of producer T Bone Burnett, the …

Spain selects movie to compete for Oscar

MADRID (AP) — Spain has selected the movie “15 Anos y un día” (15 Years and a Day) directed by Gracia Querejeta as its entry for Best Foreig…

Mall of America tightens security

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Mall of America has stepped up security following the deadly attack by the Somali militant group al-Shabab at …