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White House fence jumper held without bond
Issued: October 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence was ordered held without bond in an appearance Thursday before a...
Stocks surge as US companies report higher profits
Issued: October 23, 2014
NEW YORK — Stocks are rising sharply in afternoon trading, driven by big profit gains from U.S. companies. ...
Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us
Issued: October 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear. ...
Gauge of US economy posts solid 0.8% gain
Issued: October 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health posted a solid increase in September after no gain in the previous month. ...
Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking
Issued: October 22, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. — Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings. ...
FedEx, UPS make plans for a better holiday season
Issued: October 22, 2014
DALLAS — Facing an even bigger mountain of packages this holiday season, FedEx and UPS are hiring more workers to avoid the delays that frustrated...
US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
Issued: October 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken...
Johnson & Johnson plans Ebola vaccine testing
Issued: October 22, 2014
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Johnson & Johnson will begin safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a...
Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7%
Issued: October 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the...
Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism
Issued: October 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. ...
Big slump is no cause to ditch market
Issued: October 21, 2014
NEW YORK — The stock market’s big swings have raised concerns about how much longer the five-year bull market can last. ...
Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring
Issued: October 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign...
What’s next after wild week for stocks?
Issued: October 20, 2014
NEW YORK — The stock market needs to see a therapist. ...
Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on
Issued: October 19, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm...
Obama names Ebola 'czar' as precautions expand
Issued: October 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation's Ebola response as efforts to clamp down on any...
US stands strong despite fear over global slowdown
Issued: October 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — Beyond the turmoil shaking financial markets, the U.S. economy remains sturdier than many seem to fear. ...
GE 3Q profit rises on oil, aviation strength
Issued: October 17, 2014
NEW YORK — General Electric's third quarter profit rose 11 percent on strong performance from its aviation and oil and gas divisions. ...
Yellen says US experiencing widening inequality
Issued: October 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the last several decades have seen the most sustained rise in income inequality in a century. ...
US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship in Caribbean
Issued: October 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials said a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from an Ebola-infected man from Liberia who...
Obama authorizes Guard, reserve call-up for Ebola
Issued: October 16, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday authorized the Pentagon to call up reserve and National Guard troops if they are needed to assist in...
Apple shows off new gadgets, but Pay is bigger bet
Issued: October 16, 2014
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple showed off thinner iPads and a new iMac with a high-resolution display on Thursday. Sleek and stunning, yes, but not likely...
Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux
Issued: October 16, 2014
WASHINGTON — If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good...
FBI director warns against cellphone encryption
Issued: October 16, 2014
WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey gave a stark warning Thursday against smartphone data encryption, saying homicide cases could be stalled,...
US jobless aid applications fall to 14-year low
Issued: October 16, 2014
WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest signal that companies...
Stepped up Ebola screening starts at 4 US airports
Issued: October 16, 2014
NEWARK, N.J. — Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the...


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