In this Friday, June 12, 2015 photo, butcher Jorge Gonzalez, back, waits on a shopper at a local grocery store in the Little Havana area of Miami. The Commerce Department releases its June report on consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

US consumer spending edges up in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other b…

In this July 31, 2015 file photo, members of the delegation from Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics candidate city react after the city was elected to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games at IOC meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, Pool, File)

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

Beijing was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics, beating the Kazakh city of Almaty 44-40 in a surprisingly close vote to take the games back to…

In this July 21, 2015 photo, yellow cab driver Jatinder Singh responds to questions during an interview in his taxi in New York. Singh owned a yellow cab, which he decided to paint black so he could start driving with Uber. He lasted about six months before he sold the car and returned to taxi driving. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Drivers weigh in on Uber boom in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — On a muggy summer evening, a woman stood on a midtown Manhattan street corner and switched between raising her hand for a ta…