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Justice Stevens: Make 6 changes to Constitution
Issued: April 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — In the aftermath of the Connecticut school shootings that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead, retired Supreme Court Justice...
Thawing out: Warmer temperatures lift US economy
Issued: April 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — Spring's thaw is reviving the economy, too. ...
Apple offering free recycling of all used products
Issued: April 21, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with...
In show of defiance, thousands run first Boston Marathon since bombings
Issued: April 21, 2014
BOSTON — Under heavy security that included a battery of surveillance cameras and police officers on rooftops, nearly 36,000 runners hit the streets...
US weighs curbing deportations
Issued: April 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is weighing limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally who don't have...
As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out
Issued: April 21, 2014
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — After the 9/11 attacks, many Americans joined the military and headed to Afghanistan and Iraq. But as the wars wind down and...
Despite optimism, obstacles remain for health care
Issued: April 21, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core...
Michelle Obama: 'splurging is the key to life'
Issued: April 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama says "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure:...
Justice Department broadening criteria for clemency
Issued: April 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is broadening the criteria it will use in evaluating clemency petitions from certain federal prisoners and expects...
Gauge of US economy up for 3rd straight month
Issued: April 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — A measure of the U.S. economy's health rose in March for the third consecutive month, a sign of stronger growth after harsh winter...
USDA establishes rural business investment program
Issued: April 21, 2014
DES MOINES, Iowa — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday a new $150 million program designed to provide investment capital to help small...
Top court to hear TV over Internet case
Issued: April 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and...
Higher costs pressured businesses in 1st quarter
Issued: April 21, 2014
NEW YORK — Rising costs for materials and labor appear to be pressuring businesses, according to a quarterly survey from the National Association of...
Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise
Issued: April 19, 2014
INDIO, Calif. — When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs...
Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point
Issued: April 19, 2014
WAIALUA, Hawaii — You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii. ...
Venture investments highest since 2001
Issued: April 19, 2014
NEW YORK — Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more...
Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL
Issued: April 19, 2014
WASHINGTON — Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL...
Advice to Democrats: Don't say 'recovery'
Issued: April 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — Election-year memo to Democratic candidates: Don't talk about the economic recovery. It's a political loser. ...
Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12
Issued: April 18, 2014
KATMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing...
Is hot market for IPOs cooling?
Issued: April 18, 2014
NEW YORK — A hot market for initial public offerings may soon face a cooler reception from investors. ...
IRS audits less than 1% of big partnerships
Issued: April 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report released...
CBO: Minimum wage boost would cost firms $15B
Issued: April 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Congressional Budget Office estimates that a Senate Democratic proposal gradually boosting the minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would...
Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature
Issued: April 17, 2014
NEW YORK — Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is...
Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find
Issued: April 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's...
Applications for US jobless aid edge up to 304,000
Issued: April 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to...


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