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Delete, erase, shred: enemies of federal record-keepers
Issued: March 28, 2015
WASHINGTON — In the never-ending quest to preserve the government's history, there have been plenty of weapons of mass destruction. ...
Colleges getting out of health insurance business
Issued: March 28, 2015
SEATTLE — The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance
NASA details plans to pluck rock off asteroid, explore it
Issued: March 28, 2015
WASHINGTON — NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone and training mission for...
Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review
Issued: March 28, 2015
Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree. ...
Nation's biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money
Issued: March 28, 2015
The biggest player in the beleaguered nuclear power industry wants a place alongside solar, wind and hydroelectric power collecting extra money for...
Senate delays vote on bipartisan bill on Medicare doc fees
Issued: March 28, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Republican-run Senate has delayed giving final congressional approval to bipartisan legislation permanently blocking Medicare cuts...
GOP-guided budget sets up battles between Congress and Obama
Issued: March 28, 2015
WASHINGTON — With Republicans muscling a balanced-budget plan through the Senate, Congress is positioned for months of battling President Barack Obama...
Jury decides Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate
Issued: March 27, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case...
Yellen: A rate increase may be warranted later this year
Issued: March 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that continued improvement in the U.S. economy means an increase in the Fed's key...
Senate approves long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency
Issued: March 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Senate approved a long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency Friday that includes incentives to cut energy use in commercial...
Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune
Issued: March 27, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers. ...
Stocks close with slight gains, but still end the week lower
Issued: March 27, 2015
NEW YORK — A tough week on the stock market ended quietly Friday. ...
Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election
Issued: March 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back...
Backup options for Internet lines can be costly, complicated
Issued: March 27, 2015
Hunter Newby describes himself as a real estate entrepreneur, even if he's not marketing houses or land. Instead, he's selling space on a new...
Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet
Issued: March 27, 2015
NEW YORK — A better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer. ...
Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
Issued: March 27, 2015
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to...
Diet sodas fall in US; Pepsi takes back No. 2 spot
Issued: March 27, 2015
NEW YORK — Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to...
Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House
Issued: March 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack...
Consumer sentiment slips in March on bad weather
Issued: March 27, 2015
WASHINGTON  — Bad weather and rising gasoline prices pushed U.S. consumer sentiment a bit lower in March. ...
Bankruptcy hearing could decide fate of RadioShack
Issued: March 27, 2015
WILMINGTON, Del. — A hearing on whether to approve the bankruptcy sale of assets of electronics retailer RadioShack opened Thursday with the company...
Swiss bankers get probation for tax fraud
Issued: March 27, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Two former Swiss bankers have avoided jail time for their roles in a tax fraud scheme that helped U.S. customers hide billions of...
BMW recalls nearly 49K motorcycles; rear wheel can loosen
Issued: March 27, 2015
DETROIT — BMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in the U.S. and Canada because flanges that hold the rear wheel can crack if bolts are too tight....
US economic growth rate stays at 2.2 percent in Q4
Issued: March 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter and economists are looking for an even weaker showing in the first quarter as severe...
Bo knows when not to change a thing; can Irish slay Goliath?
Issued: March 27, 2015
Bo Ryan is no fan of change. He said so himself answering the question - "What's the most important change your team needs to make...
From new logos to New Coke: when corporations make mistakes
Issued: March 27, 2015
NEW YORK — It was a tempest in a coffee cup. ...


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