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  • Climate change: Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants Associated Press - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
    Climate change: Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants

    Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts ...

  • Koch warns conservatives must demand smaller government Associated Press - 1 hour 31 minutes ago
    Koch warns conservatives must demand smaller government

    Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if the conservative donors and politicians he gathered at a retreat this weekend don't rally others to their cause of demanding ...

  • 'Mission: Impossible' climbs to No. 1, 'Vacation' is a bust Associated Press - 1 hour 33 minutes ago
    'Mission: Impossible' climbs to No. 1, 'Vacation' is a bust

    The stakes may be high for Ethan Hunt and his team in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," but it was hardly impossible for the Tom Cruise pic to conquer the box office. The fifth installment ...

  • Bush, other GOP hopefuls address Koch brothers gathering Associated Press - 2 hours 24 minutes ago
    Bush, other GOP hopefuls address Koch brothers gathering

    Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if the conservative donors and politicians he gathered at a retreat this weekend don't rally others to their cause of demanding ...

  • Obama rule for power plants to compel steeper emissions cuts Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Obama rule for power plants to compel steeper emissions cuts

    Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts ...

  • Malaysia seeks help in finding more possible MH370 debris Associated Press - 6 hours ago
    Malaysia seeks help in finding more possible MH370 debris

    Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris. ...

  • Kitchen appliance maker plots $62M expansion in Wisconsin Associated Press - 7 hours ago

    A kitchen appliance manufacturer is planning a $62 million expansion south of Madison, netting $5 million in state and local support for creating an estimated 300 new jobs. Sub-Zero Group, makers of Sub-Zero ...

  • Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices? Associated Press - 8 hours ago
    Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices?

    Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones ...

  • Cake: The new favorite mode for American political debate? Associated Press - 8 hours ago
    Cake: The new favorite mode for American political debate?

    It should be a piece of cake. Customer comes in, asks for a cake with a specific design or for a particular event, baker makes it, everyone's happy. But sometimes customers and bakers have clashed over ...

  • Things to know about Canadian hydropower in US Northeast Associated Press - 8 hours ago

    Power produced by hydroelectric generators in Canada have played a part in the U.S. Northeast's electricity landscape for four decades, and experts say its role will only increase. Some points about current ...

  • Greenhouse gas: Obama to order steeper cuts for power plants Associated Press - 9 hours ago
    Greenhouse gas: Obama to order steeper cuts for power plants

    President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called ...

  • Official: New debris found in Reunion not a plane part Associated Press - 11 hours ago
    Official: New debris found in Reunion not a plane part

    A senior Malaysian official says that an object found in Reunion has been confirmed as "a domestic ladder" and is not a plane part, amid media reports that a new piece of plane debris was found ...

  • Malaysian official: New debris found in Reunion belongs to 'domestic ladder,' not a plane part Associated Press - 12 hours ago

    Malaysian official: New debris found in Reunion belongs to 'domestic ladder,' not a plane part.

  • Obama to mandate steeper emissions cuts from US power plants Associated Press - 15 hours ago
    Obama to mandate steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

    President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called ...

  • Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from US power plants Associated Press - 18 hours ago
    Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

    President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called ...

  • Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract Associated Press - 19 hours ago
    Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

    Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. The wireless carrier and leaders of the Communications Workers of ...

  • Obama to unveil final power plant emissions limits on Monday Associated Press - 20 hours ago

    President Barack Obama on Monday will unveil the final version of his unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions from existing U.S. power plants. Obama says it's the biggest and ...

  • Subway sandwich artists set world record in Las Vegas Associated Press - 21 hours ago
    Subway sandwich artists set world record in Las Vegas

    Subway's "sandwich artists" cranked out a record number of their lunchmeat masterpieces in Las Vegas on Saturday. Franchisees and employees from around the world set a Guinness World Record for ...

  • Prosecutor: Texas AG indicted for felony securities fraud Associated Press - 22 hours ago
    Prosecutor: Texas AG indicted for felony securities fraud

    A grand jury has indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on felony securities fraud charges that accuse the Republican of misleading investors before he took over as the state's top law enforcement ...

  • Conservative donor Koch urges end to 'corporate cronyism' Associated Press - 22 hours ago

    Billionaire industrialist and conservative political donor Charles Koch welcomed a group of roughly 450 like-minded fundraisers to one of his twice-annual conferences Saturday by challenging them to advocate ...

  • Company, FAA working on Gulfstream IV jet fail-safe problem Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 9:32 AM AEST

    The manufacturer of the jet that crashed on takeoff in Massachusetts last year, killing the co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer and six other people, has reported a problem with a fail-safe system that ...

  • From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 9:30 AM AEST
    From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

    Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee. For American consumers who have become used to flat or even falling prices for several years, ...

  • Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 9:26 AM AEST

    Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier. A contract covering 39,000 Verizon workers ...

  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich says family worth between $9M and $22M Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 8:22 AM AEST
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich says family worth between $9M and $22M

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich, one of more than a dozen Republicans seeking the party's presidential nomination, reports that he and his family are worth between $9 million and $22 million. A personal financial ...

  • Government investigating Harman car radios after Fiat recall Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 4:53 AM AEST

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into Harman car radios following a recent recall of 1.4 million Fiat Chrysler cars and trucks due to a hacking vulnerability. ...

  • Dodge Chargers recalled; door slam can make air bags inflate Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 4:22 AM AEST

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 322,000 sedans worldwide because side air bags can inflate if doors are slammed too hard. The recall covers certain Dodge Chargers from the 2011 to 2014 model years, ...

  • Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 4:20 AM AEST
    Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC

    The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power ...

  • Gas tax increases by 7 cents in Washington state Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 3:31 AM AEST

    The price of gas may be going down nationally, but Washington drivers — already paying above the national average — may see even higher prices at the pump following Saturday's 7-cent-per-gallon increase ...

  • Luxury Home Auctions Glance Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 1:35 AM AEST
    Luxury Home Auctions Glance

    Sales of luxury homes through auctions have steadily climbed since the economy started recovering, giving sellers an option outside of the traditional list-and-wait method. A few things to know about selling ...

  • Owners turning to auctions to sell their high-end properties Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 1:19 AM AEST
    Owners turning to auctions to sell their high-end properties

    Bob and Karin Weber built their dream home 14 years ago, creating an 11,000-square-foot mountaintop oasis. Now that the couple is in their 70s, they're ready to downsize and possibly move to nearby Vail. ...

  • Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains Associated Press - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 12:58 AM AEST
    Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains

    Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb's cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and capable of producing little, if any, grain. The 48-year-old central ...

  • Hassan, GOP lawmakers talking, but still no budget deal Associated Press - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 11:05 PM AEST
    Hassan, GOP lawmakers talking, but still no budget deal

    The state is entering the second month of a budget stalemate and Republican leaders say a compromise could be months away even as discussions continue between GOP lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan. ...

  • Head of failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox arrested Associated Press - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 8:25 PM AEST
    Head of failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox arrested

    The head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was arrested in Tokyo on Saturday on suspicion of inflating his cash account by $1 million, authorities said. Mark Karpeles, 30, is suspected ...

  • Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks Associated Press - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 6:25 PM AEST
    Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks

    Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said ...

  • A look at Hillary Clinton's 2007-2014 federal tax returns Associated Press - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 5:19 PM AEST

    Federal income tax returns from 2007 through 2014 for Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, show a surge in earnings in recent years and provide new details on aspects ...