MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Equipment manufacturer John Deere and the American Farm Bureau Federation have signed a memorandum of understanding that ensures farmers and ranchers have the right to repair their own farm equipment. The memorandum of understanding, signed Sunday at the federation’s convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico, follows several years of discussions between […]

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An estimated $1.1 billion Mega Millions jackpot drawing Tuesday night has people lined up at convenience stores nationwide to buy tickets in longshot hopes of winning a massive prize, but shop and gas station owners selling the tickets also have a chance at a big-figure bonus. State lotteries usually reward […]

Stocks gave up early gains and drifted to a mixed close on Wall Street. Weakness in health care companies worsened throughout the day. Stocks are coming off their first weekly gain in five on hopes the Federal Reserve may ease up on its economy-shaking hikes to interest rates as inflation cools. The S&P 500 ended […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Lululemon Athletica Inc., down $30.60 to $298.66. The athletic apparel maker warned investors its profit margin is under pressure in the fourth quarter. Macy’s Inc., down $1.70 to $20.43. The department store chain warned investors its fourth-quarter sales were hurt by […]