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Obama signs trade, worker assistance bills into law
Issued: June 29, 2015
WASHINGTON — In a rare bipartisan scene at the White House, President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law two hard-fought bills giving him greater...
US stocks notch worst day of year as Greek crisis escalates
Issued: June 29, 2015
NEW YORK — Fears that Greece's troubles could spread through the global financial system shook markets on Monday, driving U.S. stocks to their...
Feds shut down background check database over flaw
Issued: June 29, 2015
WASHINGTON — The federal personnel agency whose records were plundered by hackers linked to China announced on Monday the temporary shutdown of a...
US pending home sales climb to 9-year high
Issued: June 29, 2015
WASHINGTON — More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in May, as pending sales climbed to their highest level in more than nine years. ...
Justices won't hear Google appeal in dispute with Oracle
Issued: June 29, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is staying out of a long-running legal battle between technology giants Oracle and Google over copyright protection for...
Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages
Issued: June 29, 2015
NEW YORK — It was dawn in the cellblocks of Dannemora, time for a round of bed checks on the convicted killers, rapists and other criminals held...
Supreme Court ruling makes pride parades historic, jubilant
Issued: June 28, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Hundreds of thousands of people on Sunday packed gay pride events from Chicago to New York City, Seattle to San Francisco, with...
2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured after other killed
Issued: June 28, 2015
MALONE, N.Y. — The second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate maximum-security prison three weeks ago was shot and...
'Ted 2' lags behind 'Jurassic World,' 'Inside Out'
Issued: June 28, 2015
LOS ANGELES — A foul-mouthed Teddy bear is no match for a pack of dinosaurs. ...
Time to change the subject in America's health care debate?
Issued: June 28, 2015
WASHINGTON — The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack...
Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change
Issued: June 28, 2015
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real...
Fear of longer commutes puts pressure on U.S. cities to act
Issued: June 27, 2015
At 4:35 a.m. each weekday, Stan Paul drives out of his Southern California suburb with 10 passengers in a van, headed to his job as an undergraduate...
Long struggle, quick endgame as same-sex marriage prevails
Issued: June 27, 2015
NEW YORK — Back in 1996, President Bill Clinton signed a law stipulating that the federal government would not recognize marriages between same-sex...
Popular elsewhere, high-speed rail remains elusive in the U.S.
Issued: June 27, 2015
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Travelers easily whiz from city to city on high-speed trains in many parts of South America, Asia and Europe. Since the first...
Your face on your espresso? Highlights from tech show
Issued: June 27, 2015
NEW YORK — Imagine staring deep into the foam of your favorite espresso drink and seeing a face looking back at you. Or how about using the charge in...
Liberal justices prevail in high-profile Supreme Court cases
Issued: June 27, 2015

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court term that is nearing its end shows how silence can signal success.

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Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage
Issued: June 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide Friday as a divided Supreme Court handed a crowning victory to the gay rights...
Stocks end mostly lower as Greece debt deadline approaches
Issued: June 26, 2015
NEW YORK — Stocks had a mixed day Friday, as investors waited for negotiators to finish their work on a solution to Greece's debt problems....
Obama delivers passionate race lecture at eulogy
Issued: June 26, 2015
CHARLESTON, S.C. — President Barack Obama delivered a passionate discourse on America's racial history Friday in his eulogy for a state senator...
Mayweather-Pacquiao boosts casino winnings above $1 billion
Issued: June 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Huge crowds and high rollers in Las Vegas for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight helped Nevada casinos make more than $1 billion...
SpaceX capsule to deliver new parking spot for space station
Issued: June 26, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX stands ready to launch a much-needed load of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend on the heels of a...
Where They Stand: Chris Christie on issues of 2016 campaign
Issued: June 26, 2015
NEWARK, N.J. — Where two-term New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stands on various issues that will be debated in the Republican presidential campaign, a...
No more fee: T-Mobile's new phone-upgrade program explained
Issued: June 25, 2015
NEW YORK — T-Mobile is revamping its phone-upgrade program by eliminating a $10-a-month charge for the most popular phones. ...
Google's new self-driving cars cruising Silicon Valley roads
Issued: June 25, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — The latest models of Google's self-driving cars are now cruising the streets near the Internet company's Silicon Valley...
Contours of Obama's legacy form with help of unlikely allies
Issued: June 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Long past the prime of his presidency, Barack Obama is defying the lame-duck label and solidifying the contours of his legacy with the...


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