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  • Monsanto donates $4M to effort to save monarch butterflies

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Agribusiness Monsanto Co., whose popular weed killer Roundup has been partly blamed ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • USDA: Record soybean acres expected, corn acres to drop

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Farmers are expected to plant a record number of soybean acres this year, bu ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Religious freedom laws not used against gays in the past

    NEW YORK (AP) – Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been suc ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • UnitedHealth bulks up for prescription drug cost battle

    The nation’s largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up for its fight against rising presc ...
    March 30, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Duckworth makes video announcement for 2016 Senate bid

    CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois announced Monday she's running for U.S. Senate in 2016, setting up a high-profile chal ...
    March 30, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • McDonald's to test all-day breakfast beginning in April

    NEW YORK (AP) — A McMuffin for dinner? It might happen, as McDonald's plans to test an all-day breakfast at some locations in the San Diego area start ...
    March 30, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • To balance budgets, governors seek higher education cuts

    WASHINGTON – Governors in nearly a half-dozen states want to cut state spending on colleges and univ ...
    March 29, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Delete, erase, shred: enemies of federal record-keepers

    WASHINGTON (AP) – In the never-ending quest to preserve the government’s history, there have been pl ...
    March 29, 2015 - 8:03 pm
  • Desertion charge intensifies debate over Bergdahl's release

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Charges that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted and endangered his post in Afghanistan intensify the debate over his politically ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Prison contractor seeking extra $18.1M lays blame elsewhere

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A contractor that is seeking an additional $18.1 million for work on a Fort Madison prison that was supposed to open last year ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Alone at controls, co-pilot sought to 'destroy' the plane

    PARIS (AP) — The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and "intentionally" sent the plane full speed into a mountai ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:08 am
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