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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Conference Board says its index of consumer confidence dropped this month on worries about the future.The index fell to 90.9 in July from a revised 99.8 in June. Consumers' assessment of current conditions fell slightly to ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Run, NASCAR, don't walk, back to the drawing board to figure out how to liven up racing. The rules package used for the Brickyard 400 was a failure no matter how the race is dissected.The high-drag aerodynamic package was sup ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Horacio Zeballos of Argentina beat Russian teenager Andrey Rublev 6-4, 7-6(1) in the Swiss Open on Monday to earn a second-round match against top-seeded David Goffin of Belgium.Zeballos took the only break point he ne ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

The NFL is preparing to send out instructions to game officials and teams explaining new rules for inspecting footballs.Two people familiar with the league's plans tell The Associated Press on Monday that proper inflation of the footballs will b ...more

AP News - 22 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The king and queen of Spain will head to Washington later this year for their first official visit to the White House.King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia will arrive in the U.S. on Sept. 14 and meet with President Barack Obama the ...more

AP News - Jul 27, 2015 8:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for US durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June, reflecting surge in commercial aircraft. ...more

AP News - Jul 27, 2015 2:19 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR's hottest driver kept his cool on Sunday.Kyle Busch outdueled Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick on each of the last three restarts, fended off a last-lap challenge from Logano and finally overcame Indianapolis' searing hum ...more

AP News - Jul 26, 2015 9:02 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was no celebratory burnout — Kyle Busch has done plenty of those the last few weeks — just another big, fat kiss at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.Busch's triumphant return following a horrible crash the day before the sea ...more

AP News - Jul 26, 2015 8:28 PM

MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Steve Torrence raced to his first Top Fuel victory in more than two years Sunday, beating Tony Schumacher in the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.Torrence had a 3.925-second run at 319.37 mph for his fi ...more

AP News - Jul 26, 2015 7:36 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Gordon slid into the No. 24 for the final time at Indy with a car more fit for a junkyard than the Brickyard.His shot at a record sixth win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway over, Gordon could only watch with a blank stare ...more