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Pilot rescued from plane that crash-landed atop Idaho tree

Pilot rescued from plane that crash-landed atop Idaho tree

MCCALL, Idaho — A pilot who was trying to crash-land this week in an Idaho field instead brought his small plane to rest at the top of a 60-foot (18-meter) tree, officials said.
Putin says he'll brief US on summit with Kim

Putin says he'll brief US on summit with Kim

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — President Vladimir Putin says he's willing to share details with the United States about his summit on Thursday with Kim Jong Un, potentially raising Russia's influence in the stalemated issue of North Korean denuclearization.

Video game effort could help regulate future drone traffic

SALT LAKE CITY — Drones ferrying medical supplies, packages and even pizza could one day be crisscrossing the skies above U.S.
Florida lawmakers disagree on funding state's tourism agency

Florida lawmakers disagree on funding state's tourism agency

THE EVERGLADES, Fla. — On a balmy Monday morning, Elina Llamas sat in the second row of an airboat as it powered through the largest tropical wilderness in the United States.

The Latest: Amazon Prime to be 1-day shipping instead of 2

NEW YORK — The Latest on Amazon's first quarter earnings (all times local): ____ 6:00 p.m. Amazon says its free shipping for Prime members will be even faster, promising one-day shipping on most items instead of two-day delivery.

Motown Records aims to boost artists, startups in hometown

DETROIT — Motown Records is launching two new programs designed to boost musicians and music technology startups in its hometown.
UPS falls short of forecasts on bad weather, costs

UPS falls short of forecasts on bad weather, costs

DALLAS — United Parcel Service Inc. reported Thursday that first-quarter profit fell 17% as revenue was flat from a year ago and the package-delivery company ran into higher spending to cope with a series of winter storms.
Biden hires strategist Symone Sanders, adds diversity to bid

Biden hires strategist Symone Sanders, adds diversity to bid

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden has hired Symone Sanders, a prominent African American political strategist, as a senior adviser to his newly launched presidential campaign.

Symphony, union accept Emanuel offer to help end strike

CHICAGO — Both striking musicians and management of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have welcomed an offer by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to help end a nearly two-month work stoppage over pensions and wages.
Nissan ex-chair Ghosn released from Japanese detention

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn released from Japanese detention

TOKYO — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn walked out of a Japanese detention centre Thursday evening, his head held high, after paying 500 million yen ($4.5 million) in bail and winning a court rejection of an appeal from prosecutors.