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US stocks climb in early trading, led by energy companies

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks continued to rally on Wednesday, helped by rising oil prices and energy stocks. Yum Brands plunged after cutting its profit forecast ...

October 07, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Report: More US hospitals are encouraging breast-feeding

NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say more hospitals are encouraging new mothers to breast-feed.

October 06, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

US stocks open higher; Twitter, GE among early gainers

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are rising in early trading, led by gains in the energy sector as the price of oil turns higher.

October 05, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

US hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought - a sour ...

October 02, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

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Miss Georgia named Miss America

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The new Miss America will take the traditional morning-after romp through the Atlantic City surf Monday morning.

September 14, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Challenging Clinton, Sanders seeks black support in South

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) - The Bernie Sanders phenomenon has been almost entirely driven by white supporters. Now he's out to overcome hurdles with prospective black voters who are still learning about him and could shape whether his underdog campaign for the 2016 Democratic nomination can last.

September 11, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Trump asks CNN to give debate advertising sales to veterans

NEW YORK (AP) - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is asking CNN to donate to veterans the proceeds from advertising sold to air during next week's Republican debate.

September 09, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Congress starts Planned Parenthood hearings, accusations fly

WASHINGTON (AP) - Accusations and strong emotions mark the start of long-awaited congressional hearings on Planned Parenthood, with a prominent abortion foe contending the group is breaking laws that bar for-profit sales of fetal tissue, while an advocate says there's no proof.

September 09, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Democrats struggle to block Iran deal disapproval resolution

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats struggled Tuesday for the votes to block a disapproval resolution against the Iran nuclear deal as one undecided senator announced a surprise "no" vote shortly after lawmakers returned from a five-week summer recess.

September 08, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Benghazi panel interviews more of Clinton's inner circle

WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of a congressional panel investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks said Friday that a member of Hillary Rodham Clinton's inner circle could provide key insight into how the State Department maintained its presence in Libya prior to the 2012 attack.

September 04, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Justin Thomas looks to lead Ga Tech to another big season

ATLANTA (AP) - Justin Thomas has a bunch of new guys around him heading into Thursday night's opener.

September 03, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity.

September 03, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Global stocks gain; Europe's central bank promises support

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. and global stocks rose Thursday as a holiday in China gave investors a break from the recent torrid swings in that country's markets. The European Central Bank said it was willing to provide more stimulus to the region's economy, if needed, helping to send stocks higher there.

September 03, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel.

September 02, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

Hurricane Fred forms in the Atlantic, expected to weaken

MIAMI (AP) - Fred has strengthened to a hurricane, spreading wind and heavy rain across the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.

August 31, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

US stocks move lower; energy sector drags as oil price falls

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks moved lower in mid-morning trading Monday as oil prices fell and investors reacted to signs that the Federal Reserve was still on pace to raise interest rates in September. It sets up another volatile week on Wall Street, which has been battered this month.

August 31, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

New Jersey teacher who was late for work 111 times keeps job

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey elementary school teacher has been allowed to keep his job even though he was late for work 111 times over a two-year period.

August 27, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

US stocks rise after Chinese market surges

U.S. stocks climbed Thursday morning, extending their recovery from a sharp sell-off that was triggered by concerns about the health of the Chinese economy.

August 27, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

The Latest on TV shooting: Lawsuit details hostile firing

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

August 27, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD

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