Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

Delta is letting employees offer customers nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the one that erupted at United after a passenger was dragged off a jet.

  • Written by DAVID KOENIG and DAMIAN TROISE , AP Business Writers

Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute inmates by end of month

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge on Saturday halted Arkansas' unprecedented plan to execute several inmates before the end of the month because one of its execution drugs is about to expire.


  • Written by ANDREW DeMILLO and KELLY P. KISSEL , Associated Press

Lobbying by Trump associates highlights foreign agent law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort says he's registering with the Justice Department as a foreign agent. Michael Flynn already has. In both cases, the filings by these associates of President Donald Trump come late — after the lobbying has already taken place — and accompanied by an admission that they violated federal law.

  • Written by CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press