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NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4:00 p.m. The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at a record high, led by big gains in a few of its 30 components including Goldman Sachs and IBM, beating the all-time high it set in August...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's election ushers in a time of high anxiety for people with health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, which expanded coverage to millions but has struggled to find widespread public acceptance. While repeal now seems likely, that may...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration took action Thursday to boost development of solar and wind energy on public lands, part of President Barack Obama's strategy to develop cleaner domestic energy and reduce emissions blamed for global warming. A final rule announced by...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it's trying to defuse tensions between Dakota Access pipeline protesters and law enforcement in southern North Dakota, but the pipeline's developer isn't cooperating. The agency released a statement late Wednesday...
MIAMI (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentences imposed on a man convicted of five murders in two separate 2007 robberies, including one in which two women were set on fire. The justices upheld the convictions and sentences imposed on 38-year-old...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aaron Schock's defense team says it's been told that the former Illinois congressman is being indicted by a federal grand jury. Schock's attorney, George Terwilliger, calls the expected charges a "misuse" of prosecutorial power by the Justice Department...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California teenager, alarmed that hundreds of American World War II veterans are dying every day, has embarked on a bold project to ensure they don't leave this world unnoticed. Since graduating from high school in June, Rishi Sharma of Agoura Hills...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon doesn't get much bigger and brighter than this. On Monday, Earthlings will be treated to a so-called supermoon. That's the closest full moon of the year, or every 14 months to be precise. Monday's supermoon will be extra super — it will be...
ATLANTA (AP) — Unseasonable warmth and no rain have deepened a drought that's igniting forest fires across the southeastern U.S. and forcing people to evacuate dozens of homes in the Appalachian Mountains. Thursday's national drought report shows 41.6 million people in parts of...