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Boston Marathon bomber apologizes for the first time
Issued: June 24, 2015
BOSTON — Moments before a judge sentenced him to death, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev broke more than two years of silence Wednesday and...
NYC: Whole Foods mislabels prepackaged items, overcharges
Issued: June 24, 2015
NEW YORK — Whole Foods supermarkets have been routinely overcharging customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods,...
Stocks retreat as optimism for a Greek debt deal fades
Issued: June 24, 2015
NEW YORK — Stocks retreated Wednesday, erasing all of the week's earlier gains, as negotiations between Greece and its creditors seemed no closer...
5 things to know about US public opinion on health care case
Issued: June 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Most Americans want the Supreme Court to side with the government when it decides whether the feds can continue subsidizing insurance...
Watchdog: IRS does business with tax delinquents despite ban
Issued: June 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — The IRS is doing business with tax delinquent contractors despite a federal law that bars the tax agency from awarding contracts to these...
Obama clears the way for hostages' families to pay ransom
Issued: June 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the U.S. government had let down the families of Americans held hostage by terrorists, and he...
Massachusetts' first slots parlor ready for action
Issued: June 24, 2015
PLAINVILLE, Mass. — The start of casino gambling in Massachusetts kicked off Wednesday as the state's first slots parlor, Plainridge Park Casino,...
Louisiana Gov. Jindal sets up 2016 campaign, names staff
Issued: June 24, 2015
NEW ORLEANS — Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana is leaving no doubt he's running for president. ...
Ikea raises minimum wage for US workers 2nd year in a row
Issued: June 24, 2015
NEW YORK — Ikea's U.S division is raising the minimum wage for the second year in a row as the Swedish ready-to-assemble furniture chain looks to...
US economy on mend after harsh winter hits 1st quarter
Issued: June 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year, just not as much as previously estimated. More recent data show that...
Lawmakers move from Confederate flag debate to grieving
Issued: June 24, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Having agreed to consider removing the Confederate flag from South Carolina's Statehouse, lawmakers are now saying goodbye to a...
GOP-led Congress prepared to let Export-Import Bank expire
Issued: June 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are poised to deal a sharp blow to their traditional allies in the business community by allowing the federal...
Exxon Mobil halts 3 platforms after spill crippled pipeline
Issued: June 23, 2015
LOS ANGELES — The shutdown of a pipeline that spilled up to 101,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast forced Exxon Mobil Corp. to halt...
Agents: 'Titanic' composer James Horner died in plane crash
Issued: June 23, 2015
LOS ANGELES — James Horner, who composed music for dozens of films and won two Oscars for his work on "Titanic," died when his plane crashed...
Agency chief: Contractor's credential used to breach system
Issued: June 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — The head of the government agency that suffered two massive cyberattacks said Tuesday that a hacker gained access to its records with a...
Boeing names its COO and president, Muilenberg, as new CEO
Issued: June 23, 2015
NEW YORK — Boeing CEO Jim McNerney is stepping away from the controls after 10 years. ...
Stocks make slight gains amid optimism on Greek debt deal
Issued: June 23, 2015
NEW YORK — Stocks edged higher Tuesday as investors waited for a deal between Greece and its creditors. Greece faces defaulting on its debt without...
Home efficiency upgrades fall short, don't pay: Study
Issued: June 23, 2015
NEW YORK — Home efficiency measures such as installing new windows or replacing insulation deliver such a small fraction of their promised energy...
Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment
Issued: June 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's long-pursued trade agenda took a giant step toward becoming law on Tuesday, and opponents grudgingly...
Senators: Safety agency must shape up to get more funding
Issued: June 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — Senators threatened Tuesday to withhold additional funding from the nation's top auto safety agency until it improves its ability to...
Facebook now worth more than Wal-Mart on stock market
Issued: June 23, 2015
NEW YORK — Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market. ...
US chides China but avoids clouding cooperation
Issued: June 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — The United States voiced deep concern Tuesday over state-sponsored cybertheft and tension in the disputed seas of East Asia but did not...
As it closes AOL deal, Verizon teases new video service
Issued: June 23, 2015
NEW YORK — Verizon is launching a mobile video service this summer that would show sports, concerts and other types of content. ...
Big retailers feel pressure on Confederate flag merchandise
Issued: June 23, 2015
Even as national retailers pull Confederate flags from shelves and websites after the shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina,...
Education Dept. extends more No Child Left Behind waivers
Issued: June 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is giving seven more states and the District of Columbia continued flexibility from the requirements of the...


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