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  • If you make less than $50,440, proposal could increase overtime pay

    Nearly 5 million more Americans would qualify for overtime pay under new rules proposed Tuesday by t ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • New report shows widespread abuses, dysfunction in Customs agency

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the nation’s largest law enforcement agency, is vul ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • O say can you breathe? Fireworks pollute air, study says

    NEW YORK (AP) – July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling burs ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • New report aims to better help victims of cardiac arrest

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Would you know what to do if you see someone collapse, not breathing – a loved one ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • United Airlines investing $30 million in biofuels producer

    United Airlines says it is investing $30 million in a biofuels company to reduce its vulnerability t ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • After resisting for years, JetBlue adds checked bag fee

    NEW YORK (AP) – The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end.The airline proudly ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Once center of protests, Chick-fil-A wins over Americans in customer satisfaction

    Chick-fil-A has something to crow about.The Atlanta-based chicken chain, a focus of gay-rights prote ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Economists say Puerto Rico needs right to bankruptcy option

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Puerto Rico’s financial future hung in limbo Tuesday as economists and ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) – Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it ha ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • U.S., Cuba to announce plan today to open embassies, AP source says

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will announce today that the U.S. and Cuba have finalized a ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Greeks hit by closed banks, warnings from eurozone

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) – Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday, and long lines snaked ...
    June 29, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Survey: Sibling punches aren't only assaults US kids face

    CHICAGO (AP) – Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but ...
    June 29, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Unrelenting rain leads to more flooding in Midwest

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A wet June turned worse after strong weekend storms drenched the Midwest, adding to ...
    June 29, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Time to change subject in health care debate?

    WASHINGTON – The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • 2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured after other killed

    MALONE, N.Y. (AP) – The second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape 3 weeks ago fro ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:54 pm
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