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ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle salmonella criminal case
Issued: May 20, 2015
SAVANNAH, Ga. — ConAgra Foods has agreed to pay $11.2 million in criminal fines and forfeitures to settle a charge that the company shipped...
Wal-Mart announces expansion of veteran hiring
Issued: May 20, 2015
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Nate Waits wakes up before 3 a.m. four days a week to get to his job at a Bentonville distribution center for Wal-Mart Stores...
Balancing act for House Democratic Leader Pelosi on trade
Issued: May 20, 2015
WASHINGTON — As House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi delivered the signature achievement of President Barack Obama's first term: his health care bill. Now...
US stock market drifts from latest record highs
Issued: May 19, 2015
NEW YORK — The stock market slipped back from its latest record high in a listless day of trading Tuesday. Oil companies and drillers tugged major...
FTC: Family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselves
Issued: May 19, 2015
WASHINGTON — A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and...
China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals
Issued: May 19, 2015
WASHINGTON — If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns,China will. In fact, China is already...
House bill would cap expenses for ex-presidents
Issued: May 19, 2015
WASHINGTON — Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and other former presidents who earn millions in speaking fees would no longer be able to count on taxpayer...
6 Chinese nationals charged with stealing US trade secrets
Issued: May 19, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Three Chinese nationals educated and employed in the United States and three others have been charged with stealing U.S. wireless...
Clinton defends financial regs for big banks, dodges trade
Issued: May 19, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Hillary Rodham Clinton sharply criticized Republican efforts to revamp a 2010 financial regulation law as "cynical attempt to...
profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises
Issued: May 19, 2015
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported sluggish sales and a 7 percent drop in first-quarter profit as worker pay raises, spending on...
Feds propose multi-pronged plan to bolster decline in bees
Issued: May 19, 2015
WASHINGTON — The federal government hopes to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making more federal land...
US home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007
Issued: May 19, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. homebuilders ramped up construction in April to the fastest pace in nearly seven-and-a-half years, providing newfound momentum for...
AFL-CIO president: Bad trade deal is worse than no deal
Issued: May 19, 2015
PORTLAND, Ore. — The head of the largest U.S. trade union federation said Monday that a bad deal is worse than no deal, and he urged Congress not to...
For many low-income workers, calling in sick is a luxury
Issued: May 19, 2015
NEW YORK — For Shannon Henderson, getting a cold or flu could be the difference between putting food on the table and going hungry. ...
Investigators uncertain anything hit train before derailment
Issued: May 19, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Federal authorities said they are uncertain if anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train before it derailed in Philadelphia...
Fight of century becomes fight in court as fans sue Pacquiao
Issued: May 19, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud...
Waco shootout puts spotlight on motorcycle club culture
Issued: May 18, 2015
Former undercover agent Jay Dobyns says people can be forgiven for thinking Sunday's biker bloodbath in Waco, Texas, was a throwback to a bad...
Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas
Issued: May 18, 2015
WACO, Texas — About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas...
Facing $1 billion deficit, Arizona sharply limits welfare
Issued: May 18, 2015
PHOENIX — Facing a $1 billion budget deficit, Arizona's Republican-led legislature has reduced the lifetime limit for welfare recipients to just...
Rates fall at weekly US Treasury auction
Issued: May 18, 2015
WASHINGTON — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction. ...
US stocks close higher for a third day; Dow, S&P at records
Issued: May 18, 2015
NEW YORK — The stock market crept to a record high in a quiet session on Monday. ...
US agency to hold hearing on Fiat Chrysler recall compliance
Issued: May 18, 2015
DETROIT — The U.S. government's highway safety agency says it will hold a public hearing in July to determine if Fiat Chrysler met requirements to...
Appeals court sides with Google in anti-Muslim film case
Issued: May 18, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — YouTube should not have been forced to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to...
Summer skies: airlines to fly record number of passengers
Issued: May 18, 2015
NEW YORK — A record number of travelers are expected to take to the skies this summer thanks to a rebounding economy. ...
Future for warming US: Not just the heat but the humanity
Issued: May 18, 2015
WASHINGTON — The combination of global warming and shifting population means that by mid-century, there will be a huge increase in the number of...


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