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USPS honors Mexican artist on Forever Stamps
Issued: March 25, 2015
NEW YORK — The U.S. Postal Service will honor the work of Mexican artist Martín Ramírez Thursday by placing five of his more than 450 drawings and...
Abolish the IRS? Easy to say, but awfully hard to do
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the...
Emirates has plans to make Orlando its 10th U.S. destination
Issued: March 25, 2015
Emirates, the largest airline in the Middle East, said Tuesday it would start flying to Orlando this year, adding a 10th United States destination at...
Google imports new CFO Ruth Porat from Wall Street
Issued: March 25, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Google has lured away Morgan Stanley's chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, to be its CFO at a time when the Internet search...
High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up
Issued: March 25, 2015
NEW YORK — Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the soaring cost of caring for the elderly. Plan ahead and buy a policy that will...
Lexmark agrees to buy software maker Kofax for $1 billion
Issued: March 24, 2015
NEW YORK — Printer maker Lexmark International will buy software developer Kofax Ltd. for about $1 billion. ...
Lawyer: Woman behind Silicon Valley suit sought big payout
Issued: March 24, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — A female junior partner suing a prestigious Silicon Valley venture capital firm complained about gender bias to get a big payout, not...
Massachusetts seeks disaster aid for snow
Issued: March 24, 2015
BOSTON — Massachusetts will seek a federal disaster declaration for the record-setting snowstorms that wreaked havoc on the state and piled up what...
Ready, set, scramble! Chaos defines end of tourney games
Issued: March 24, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. — In the 2008 national championship, with Kansas trailing Memphis by three and 10.8 seconds left in the game, coach Bill Self called for...
Homeland Security No. 2 accused of improper influence
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — The No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department improperly intervened on behalf of foreign investors seeking U.S. visas in three...
FAA streamlines rules to speed up permits to fly drones
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Federal aviation officials, battered by complaints that bureaucratic hurdles are preventing industry from realizing the economic benefits...
US stocks decline as investors assess economy, earnings
Issued: March 24, 2015
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks dropped Tuesday as investors weighed company news and the latest report on consumer prices. ...
'Empire' out in a flourish for Fox
Issued: March 24, 2015
NEW YORK — Now that Fox has established "Empire" as the biggest new hit of the television season, it has to work on the rest of its lineup. ...
GOP moves ahead on budget plans; eyes Obamacare repeal bill
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — House and Senate Republicans steamed ahead Tuesday toward likely approval of balanced budget outlines, essential early steps along a path...
More than 9,000 Mainers lose food stamps under new rules
Issued: March 24, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine— More than 9,000 Maine residents have been removed from the state's food stamp program since Republican Gov....

High court limits securities suits over deceptive comments
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that investors can't sue companies for making misleading statements of opinion prior to a...
Federal workers owe more than $3.5 billion in unpaid taxes
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — The IRS says federal workers and retirees owed more than $3.5 billion in unpaid taxes last year. ...
House unveils cyber bill and signals bipartisan compromise
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — House intelligence committee leaders unveiled a bipartisan cybersecurity bill Tuesday amid signs of broad agreement on long-sought...
Rubio pins presidential hopes on foreign policy focus
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is pinning his presidential hopes on the prospect that Republican voters will have the troubled world on their...
South Carolina's anti-debt gov OK'd $1B in borrowing
Issued: March 24, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Gov. Nikki Haley helped kill a plan by fellow Republicans in the South Carolina House to borrow $500 million for building projects,...
Leaders expect House passage of bill helping Medicare docs
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — House leaders predicted Tuesday that their chamber will approve a bipartisan compromise this week preventing deep cuts in physicians'...
Higher gas costs lift US consumer prices after 3 declines
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — A slight rise in gas costs and broad increases in other categories lifted consumer prices in February, a welcome sign after three...
Male nurses scarce but make more money than women RNs: Study
Issued: March 24, 2015
CHICAGO — Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses found. ...
US new-home sales surge in February
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes in February climbed to their fastest pace in seven years, as an otherwise dormant housing market showed fresh...
Expert: Silicon Valley bias suit spurs closer look by firms
Issued: March 24, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — A sex discrimination trial that has put a spotlight on gender imbalance in Silicon Valley has prompted some technology and venture...


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