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Holder heads to Ferguson after subdued protests
Issued: August 20, 2014
CLAYTON, Mo. — As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made his way to Ferguson on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building...
US official: More airstrikes in Iraq
Issued: August 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — A U.S. official says American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, even as Islamic State...
Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe
Issued: August 20, 2014
ALBANY, N.Y. — The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's...
Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high
Issued: August 20, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the...
Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream
Issued: August 20, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla...
Q&A: How one US factory owner fought cheap imports and saved jobs
Issued: August 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Much of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from China, but it didn’t necessarily have to...
Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe
Issued: August 20, 2014
NEW YORK — Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire. ...
Former CEO Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board
Issued: August 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES — Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, bringing to a close 34 years with the software giant....
Former associate of ex-Rep. Rivera pleads guilty
Issued: August 19, 2014
MIAMI — Less than a week before trial, a onetime close associate of former U.S. Rep. David Rivera pleaded guilty Tuesday to four charges in a...
US home construction jumps 15.7% in July
Issued: August 19, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to the fastest pace in eight months and offering hope that housing has regained momentum...
Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson
Issued: August 19, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of...
Obama: Time to review local police militarization
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — Calling for a sharp separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama on Monday urged a...
Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters...
Eyes on 2016? Clinton goes to Iowa next month
Issued: August 18, 2014
DES MOINES, Iowa — Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline a high-profile fundraiser next month in the nation's first presidential caucus state of...
'Don't know' if Missouri teen shot with hands up
Issued: August 18, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — An unarmed teenager whose fatal shooting by police has sparked rancorous protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his...
US wants to make cars talk to each other
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with...
Gov't wants to require cars to talk to each other
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says it wants to require that future cars and trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each...
Unemployment rises in most US states in July
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates rose in 30 U.S. states last month, even as employers in two-thirds of the states stepped up hiring. The trends reflect...
PriceWaterhouseCoopers to pay $25M in bank case
Issued: August 18, 2014
ALBANY, N.Y. — PriceWaterhouseCoopers will pay $25 million and face a two-year suspension from consulting for new bank clients in an agreement with...
Haves, have-nots divided by apartment poor doors
Issued: August 18, 2014
NEW YORK — One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got...
McDonald’s confronts its junk food image
Issued: August 18, 2014
NEW YORK — At a dinner McDonald’s hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the...
Report: Cost to raise today's child tops $245,000
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families...
Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson
Issued: August 18, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an...
Obama heading back to DC in rare vacation break
Issued: August 17, 2014
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama is getting off the island. ...
Premier FBI cybersquad to add agents
Issued: August 17, 2014
PITTSBURGH — The FBI's premier cybersquad has focused attention on computer-based crime in recent months by helping prosecutors charge five...


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