Unnamed 'Oxygen Thief' becomes self-published success

NEW YORK (AP) — The fair-skinned man with the hoodie and dark ski cap sits on a bench outside McNally Jackson Books in downtown Manhattan, where neither patrons nor employees seem aware that he's the author of a work so in demand at the store that it's often out of stock.

  • Written by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

CHICAGO (AP) — The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China's growing influence in the region.

  • Written by TAMMY WEBBER, Associated Press CHRIS CAROLA, Associated Press

US stocks surge with tech stocks taking the lead

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are jumping Tuesday afternoon as technology companies like Apple and Microsoft make big gains. Rising interest rates are giving bank stocks a lift. European indexes also climbed.

  • Written by MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer