SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Square bounced back in its stock market debut Thursday after the once-hot mobile payments service slashed the price of its initial public offering to get the deal done.
The 6-year-old company's shares gained $4.07, or 45 percent, to close at $13.07. The surge helped ease the pain of a mortifying markdown in Square's IPO price. The San Francisco company sold 25.7 million shares at $9 apiece after money managers leery of Square's unprofitable history...
WILMINGTON, Delaware (AP) — Prosecutors say a Secret Service officer charged with trying to solicit sex from an undercover agent he thought was a 14-year-old girl also had online sex chats with actual young girls and had a small arsenal of weapons at home.
They said in court filings that a preliminary investigation indicates Lee Robert Moore has had online contact with two young girls.
Moore, who worked as a uniformed officer at the White House,...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The national debate over how to accommodate transgender students in public schools has been playing out today in a Wisconsin state Assembly hearing.
At issue is a bill that would make Wisconsin the first state in the nation to prohibit transgender public school students from using the bathroom or locker room assigned to the gender with which they identify.
One of the sponsors, Republican Rep. Jesse Kremer, disagrees with...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest on the search of a JetBlue plane at Los Angeles International Airport (all times local):
Authorities at Los Angeles International Airport believe a mystery person spotted on a passenger bridge, prompting a search of a plane and a terminal, was likely an off-duty pilot scheduled to catch a courtesy flight to New York.
Airport Police Officer Rob Pedregon says the JetBlue aircraft was cleared...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's choice for U.S. ambassador to Libya — the country in North Africa where four Americans, including then-Ambassador Chris Stevens, were killed in 2012.
Peter William Bodde will become the new ambassador, though the U.S. Embassy in the Tripoli, the Libyan capital, is closed. Diplomatic work is now done out of Tunis, the capital of neighboring Tunisia.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked days of demonstrations (all times local):
Two people were arrested after police say they spray-painted walls and windows of a precinct building with profane messages during a protest over the fatal shooting of a black man by a Minneapolis police officer.