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  • The U.S. economy's second quarter went from solid to stellar

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolsteri ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Fast-food's new target: The snack attack

    NEW YORK (AP) — Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack.After years of slingi ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day

    NEW YORK (AP) — You, your mom, your grandma and elementary school buddy Lawrence might have been some of the billion people who logged in to Facebook ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Katrina

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush returned Friday to New Orleans — the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points — to tout the r ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • It's a boy! National Zoo's surviving newborn panda is male

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo's panda parents, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, have another son.The zo ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Erika aims for Dominican Republic after 4 killed in Dominica

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic began to evacuate people on Friday as Tropical Storm Erika lashed the c ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking

    NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's c ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Iowa's newest hops farm harvesting first crop

    SOLON, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's newest and largest hops farm is harvesting its first commercial crop that's already supplying local craft brewers around the ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • No improvement: ACT says college exam scores are stagnant

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. high schools haven't shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, accordin ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • AP sues over access to FBI records involving fake news story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press sued the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday over the FBI's failure to provide public records related to the cr ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Memories, tears mark newscast a day after on-air shootings

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The colleagues of two journalists shot to death on live television returned to their morning show Thursday with memories, tears an ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • McDonald's, Tyson cut ties with farmer tied to abuse video

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's and its supplier Tyson Foods say they've cut ties with a chicken farmer after an advocacy group released a video taken with ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • The Latest on TV shooting: Shooting survivor doing better

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • U.S. stocks rebound to log best day in 4 years

    An afternoon surge Wednesday gave the stock market its best day in close to 4 years, as stocks rebou ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • Kraft Heinz recalls more than 2M pounds of turkey bacon

    NEW YORK (AP) – Kraft Heinz Foods Co. is recalling more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon produc ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:18 pm
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