Gawker files for bankruptcy, to sell itself to Ziff Davis

NEW YORK (AP) — Gawker Media is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and putting itself up for sale, strained by a jury's verdict that that it must pay $140 million to pro wrestler Hulk Hogan in an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit.

  • Written by MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer

New US-Cuba ties fuel bitter Havana Club rum trademark fight

MIAMI (AP) — With his tuxedo loosened and her dress slightly askew, the couple unwinding with cocktails in a new U.S. ad for Bacardi's Havana Club evokes the openness and decadence of pre-revolution Cuba that many exiles have longed for.

  • Written by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Tubman Town: New face of $20 could be honored with US park

AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — Harriet Tubman's upcoming debut on the $20 bill is just half the good news in the upstate New York town where the Underground Railroad conductor settled down and grew old.

  • Written by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

California mother reunited with son abducted in 1995

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California mother was reunited Thursday with her abducted son, laying eyes on him and wrapping her arms around him for the first time in 21 years.

  • Written by ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press

WHO says delaying pregnancy option for women in Zika areas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Health Organization says women who live in areas where Zika is spreading should consider delaying pregnancy, since there's no other sure way to avoid the virus' devastating birth defects.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer