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Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctors
Issued: April 16, 2015

WASHINGTON — Ending years of last-minute fixes,...

Giving up an afternoon gain, US stocks close with tiny loss
Issued: April 16, 2015
NEW YORK — Netflix soared, big corporations turned in quarterly results, and investors welcomed new companies into the market. There was plenty of...
Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico
Issued: April 16, 2015
OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO — A blanket of fog lifts, exposing a band of rainbow sheen that stretches for miles off the coast of Louisiana. From the...
Citigroup slims down, boosts profits
Issued: April 16, 2015
NEW YORK — Citigroup kept a lid on costs and that helped boost its bottom line last quarter. The big bank continues to slim down following the...
Goldman Sachs' earnings soar on trading, deal fees
Issued: April 16, 2015
NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs posted a big jump in first-quarter net income Thursday as its investment banking unit logged its best quarter since the...
Stock of online marketplace Etsy surges in trading debut
Issued: April 16, 2015
NEW YORK — The place where you can buy handmade dresses and crocheted dog costumes has a new hot seller: its own stock. ...
Doctor tied to Menendez pleads not guilty in Medicare case
Issued: April 16, 2015
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez pleaded not guilty Thursday to allegations...
Party City celebrates IPO on NYSE
Issued: April 16, 2015
NEW YORK — Party City Holdco Inc. opened for trading today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “PRTY” after its initial...
House passes bill to repeal estate tax
Issued: April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to repeal the federal tax on estates, a politically volatile issue that affects few inheritances. ...
Audit finds wide mismanagement at Philadelphia VA
Issued: April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — Unreasonable workloads and poor leadership at the Veterans Affairs facility in Philadelphia have led to mismanagement and delays in...
Unemployment rate for recent college grads rose in 2014
Issued: April 16, 2015

WASHINGTON — The job prospects for recent college...

US home construction off to weak March start
Issued: April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. homebuilders opened the spring buying season in March at a slower pace than last year, a warning that recent hiring gains have...
More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week
Issued: April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose for the second straight week yet remained at a low level that is consistent with...
Netflix enthralls viewers in 1Q with original programming
Issued: April 16, 2015
Netflix is enthralling viewers and investors alike as popular original programming such as "House of Cards" lure subscribers at a quickening...
UnitedHealth shares head for new high
Issued: April 16, 2015
UnitedHealth hiked its 2015 forecast after soaring past Wall Street's first-quarter expectations with a performance fueled in part by growth...
Clinton charity to allow 6 countries to donate, not others
Issued: April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — In spite of criticism over accepting money from foreign governments, the Clinton Foundation has decided to continue to look abroad for...
Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test
Issued: April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — The cornerstone of President Barack Obama's plan to address climate change is still months away from being finished, but it's...
Powdered alcohol creator tries to get ahead of state bans
Issued: April 16, 2015
AUGUSTA, Maine — The creator of powdered alcohol is furiously trying to fend off efforts to ban the product in Maine and across the country before it...
New Kansas rules would limit spending of welfare benefits
Issued: April 16, 2015
TOPEKA, Kan. — A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a...
Court rules GM shielded from death claims before bankruptcy
Issued: April 15, 2015
DETROIT — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a 2009 bankruptcy order shields General Motors from billions of dollars in death and injury claims tied...
Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000
Issued: April 15, 2015
SEATTLE — A Seattle CEO who announced that he's giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees didn't...
House panel approves bill to tweak coal ash standards
Issued: April 15, 2015
WASHINGTON — A House committee approved a bill Wednesday granting states authority to regulate waste generated from coal burned for electricity,...
Clinton faces promise, risk of being seen as 3rd Obama term
Issued: April 15, 2015
NORWALK, Iowa — Hillary Rodham Clinton came to Iowa to give voters an intimate glance of who she'd be as president. What they got instead was a...
Menendez, facing charges, raises $400,000 for legal defense
Issued: April 15, 2015
NEWARK, N.J. — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, facing a federal indictment on bribery and corruption charges, reported his legal defense fund has raised...
Protests for $15-an-hour wages set to expand Wednesday
Issued: April 15, 2015
NEW YORK — The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and...


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