Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industry

NEW YORK (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry on Thursday, which would restrict collectors from calling numerous times a day, require them to have more documentation on what's owed, and give people more ability to dispute their bills.

  • Written by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer

He's a skydiver working with a net, but no parachute

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a parachute. Or a wingsuit.

  • Written by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

Rift between Sanders' loyalists, Democratic brass lingers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The tension between Bernie Sanders activists and Democratic Party brass set to crown Hillary Clinton their nominee lingered in pockets of Philadelphia as the final day of the convention dawned.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — The driver killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was traveling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press