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9 first-time Latino candidates run for Congress
Issued: October 29, 2014
WASHINGTON — First-time congressional candidate Norma Torres tells people in her Los Angeles-area district that there is no more critical time to vote...
Developer secures funds to build 3 WTC
Issued: October 29, 2014
NEW YORK — Developer Larry Silverstein has secured the funds to build his long-planned 3 World Trade Center. ...
Fed is expected to signal no rate hikes imminent
Issued: October 29, 2014
WASHINGTON — The global economy has stumbled, and financial markets have endured some stomach-churning moments. But that doesn’t mean the Federal...
Where's czar? Ebola raises management questions
Issued: October 28, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean...
Stocks rise as profits, confidence index climb
Issued: October 28, 2014
NEW YORK — Strong corporate earnings pushed up stocks across industries on Tuesday, with the energy sector and small companies leading the gains. ...
Now in aisle 3 at Lowe's: robots
Issued: October 28, 2014
NEW YORK — The robots are coming. ...
FTC says AT&T misled customers with unlimited data
Issued: October 28, 2014
WASHINGTON — AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers about its unlimited data plans. ...
How well did the Fed’s stimulus work?
Issued: October 28, 2014
NEW YORK — Soaring inflation. A collapsing dollar. Bubbles in financial markets that would soon pop. One presidential candidate even suggested that...
Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Pay a success
Issued: October 28, 2014
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it...
US consumer confidence rose in October
Issued: October 28, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in October, hitting a seven-year high as solid job gains raised expectations for economic...
Electric-car drivers trading gas for solar power
Issued: October 28, 2014
DETROIT — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight. ...
US durable goods fell 1.3% in September
Issued: October 28, 2014
WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. companies for long-lasting manufactured goods fell for a second month in September, while a key category that signals...
Space station dodges junk from old satellite
Issued: October 27, 2014
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The International Space Station sidestepped a piece of treacherous junk Monday just hours before the planned launch of a supply...
NSA surveillance limits: The focus turns to courts
Issued: October 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — While Congress mulls how to curtail the NSA's collection of Americans' telephone records, impatient civil liberties groups are...
Toyota tops Consumer Reports reliability rankings
Issued: October 27, 2014
DETROIT — Toyota continues its winning streak atop Consumer Reports' annual reliability rankings. ...
BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor
Issued: October 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — New research shows that the BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island....
Detroit makes final arguments to exit bankruptcy
Issued: October 27, 2014
DETROIT — The city of Detroit made its final argument Monday to get out of bankruptcy, saying creative deals with creditors and other key factors have...
Governors stress home quarantine for Ebola workers
Issued: October 27, 2014
NEW YORK — State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for...
Obama taking action to push manufacturing
Issued: October 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is expanding his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new...
After Sandy: Are we ready for the next big storm?
Issued: October 26, 2014
NEW YORK — After Superstorm Sandy, officials in New York and New Jersey vowed to make sure the unprecedented destruction wouldn't happen again. ...
Wind worries? A decade after luring turbine farms, states reconsider
Issued: October 26, 2014
CALUMET, Okla. — A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would...
Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response
Issued: October 25, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola. ...
Poll: Islamic State threat seen as important
Issued: October 25, 2014
WASHINGTON — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half...
Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot
Issued: October 25, 2014
APOPKA, Fla.— After years of running few Latinos for statewide posts, Democrats are building a bench that better reflects the support they have in the...
Market jolt is reality check for investors
Issued: October 24, 2014
NEW YORK — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors. ...


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