On April 1, 1976, Apple Computer was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. The federally created Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail for short) began operations in the northeastern U.S. (it was taken over in 1999 by CSX and Norfolk Southern). Photo: Kristy MacDonald/AP/dapd

Santa Fe Opera announced 2017 season

The Santa Fe Opera’s 2017 season will include a world premiere, three new productions for the company and a collection of works spanning 300…

US consumer spending inches up in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers boosted their spending by a tiny amount in March as purchases of nondurable goods such as clothing offset a…