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HAVANA (AP) — In the two months since Airbnb started doing business in Cuba, listings have ballooned to about 2,000. The website makes it relatively easy to find lodging in a country that's largely been cut off from the online booking systems most travelers take for granted.
US auto sales continued to grow at a solid pace in May with low fuel prices boosting demand for trucks and sport utility vehicles, industry data showed Tuesday. “With the national average price of gasoline down nearly a dollar per gallon on average from one year ago, truck and SUV demand remains strong, elevating average transaction prices, especially for domestic automakers,” said Karl Brauer, senior analyst for Kelley Blue Book. Ford sales declined one percent to 250,813 in May, but the second largest US automaker said demand was strong for its newest products.
CHICAGO (AP) — The federal judge presiding over former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's hush-money case donated money to the then-Illinois congressman, but he has not said whether he'll recuse himself. That's one of several outstanding issues as Hastert prepares to appear in court on the charges next week.