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Obama marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
Issued: April 10, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas — Reflecting on the unique power of the office he holds, President Barack Obama on Thursday honored Lyndon B. Johnson as leader who...
US budget deficit falls in March to $37 billion
Issued: April 10, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government's budget deficit shrank to just $37 billion in March from $107 billion in the same month last year, the latest...
NY judge sentences SAC Capital in $1.8B fraud deal
Issued: April 10, 2014
NEW YORK — The once high-flying hedge fund SAC Capital was sentenced on criminal fraud charges Thursday under a $1.8 billion deal that prosecutors say...
Scientists try 3-D printer to build human heart
Issued: April 10, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3-D printer. ...
Obama: Nation draws strength from Fort Hood
Issued: April 9, 2014
FORT HOOD, Texas — President Barack Obama says the nation is drawing strength from relatives of the victims of the fatal shootings last week at Fort...
Bankrupt Detroit reaches deal over some bonds
Issued: April 9, 2014
DETROIT — The city of Detroit reached a deal in bankruptcy over $388 million in bonds, mediators announced Wednesday, a significant agreement that...
GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap
Issued: April 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats...
Fed minutes show extended debate on rate guidance
Issued: April 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve struggled last month over how to convey to investors how fast it will raise short-term interest rates once it...
BofA paying $772M over selling credit card extras
Issued: April 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — Bank of America Corp. is paying $772 million in fines and refunds to settle regulators' accusations that it misled customers who...
Gay marriage's win streak tested in higher court
Issued: April 9, 2014
DENVER — The gay rights movement's winning streak in same-sex marriage lawsuits faces its biggest test yet in Denver where a federal appeals court...
Medicare database reveals top-paid doctors
Issued: April 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million. ...
4 students seriously hurt in Pittsburgh school stabbings
Issued: April 9, 2014
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — A doctor says some victims of a multiple stabbing at a high school near Pittsburgh have suffered injuries classified as...
Clinton urges tech leaders to invest in training
Issued: April 9, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled...
American the latest airline to tweak flier program
Issued: April 8, 2014
DALLAS — Airline travelers are adjusting to constant turbulence in frequent-flier programs. ...
Many 'Obamacare' critics accepted its subsidies
Issued: April 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — Several big corporations have reaped millions of dollars from "Obamacare" even as they support GOP candidates who vow to repeal...
US construction firms worried about worker shortage
Issued: April 8, 2014
DENVER — The construction industry says it's in danger of not having enough people to keep up with demand for building projects, as workers age...
Al Sharpton says report of FBI cooperation not new
Issued: April 8, 2014
NEW YORK — The Rev. Al Sharpton admitted on Tuesday that he helped the FBI investigate New York Mafia figures in the 1980s, but he called it old news...
Regulators act to require stronger bank capital
Issued: April 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — Regulators are acting to require U.S. banks to build a sturdier financial base to lessen the risk that they could collapse and cause a...
Big outside groups overshadow parties in key races
Issued: April 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — Millionaires and billionaires are increasing their influence in federal elections, leaving political parties to play more limited roles,...
Comcast argues benefits of Time Warner Cable deal
Issued: April 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — Comcast is presenting its case for its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable, saying the deal benefits consumers and doesn't...
Newark after Booker: City faces takeover threat
Issued: April 8, 2014
NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey's largest city is hitting some roadblocks just months after its rising-star mayor went off to Washington. A bold reform...
Obama, Senate Democrats take aim at gender pay gap
Issued: April 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women's...
Unemployment benefits bill headed to House
Issued: April 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — Election-year legislation to resume long-term jobless benefits is headed to the House, where a small band of dissident Republicans is...
6th-graders mop up against college investors
Issued: April 8, 2014
FARGO, N.D. — A class of sixth-graders from North Dakota has schooled some of the best college business students in the country on the stock market. ...


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