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  • NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies Associated Press - 4 hours ago
    NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

    John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95. Houbolt died Tuesday at a nursing home in Scarborough, ...

  • Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week Associated Press - 5 hours ago
    Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

    A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane continued to dive Sunday after completing about half of its search on the bottom of the Indian Ocean with no luck, prompting an official ...

  • Beijing auto show opens amid market slowdown Associated Press - 7 hours ago

    Global and Chinese automakers are looking to the Beijing auto show to help boost sales in a slowing, intensely competitive market. Brands from General Motors Co. to Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors ...

  • Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email Associated Press - 11 hours ago

    A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers has been fired. Darlene Tipton, who was vice president of standards ...

  • Documents detail another delayed GM recall Associated Press - 11 hours ago
    Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government ...

  • Veteran Fox executive fired over fundraising email Associated Press - 11 hours ago

    Fox has fired a veteran executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers. Darlene Tipton says she emailed a woman whose boyfriend was ...

  • Calif. customers hit with expensive Del Taco bill Associated Press - 13 hours ago

    What was supposed to be a cheap bite at Del Taco turned out to be small fortune for some Southern California customers. About 150 people who ordered this week at the Mexican-style fast food chain in Santa ...

  • Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers Associated Press - 13 hours ago

    Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too. Don't discount the family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs. And include New Jersey ...

  • National energy boom blurs political battle lines Associated Press - 14 hours ago
    National energy boom blurs political battle lines

    The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country. Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas ...

  • Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners Associated Press - 14 hours ago
    Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

    The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated ...

  • Guinea to cancel BSG Resources-Vale mining rights Associated Press - 14 hours ago

    The government of Guinea is planning to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation. A state-sponsored committee tasked ...

  • Fiat Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China Associated Press - 16 hours ago
    Fiat Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China

    Fiat and Chrysler say they will build three new Jeep models in China for the local market, the biggest for Jeeps outside the U.S. The automakers announced an agreement Saturday to expand the joint venture ...

  • Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise Associated Press - 16 hours ago
    Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise

    When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium, ...

  • $14M awarded in suit linking contraceptive, stroke Associated Press - 17 hours ago

    A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who sued her doctor over a debilitating stroke she suffered after taking the birth control drug Yasmin. Lawyers for Mariola Zapalski, of Elmwood ...

  • Fiat Chrysler to build 3 Jeeps in China Associated Press - 17 hours ago

    Fiat and Chrysler say they will build three new Jeep models in China for the local market, the biggest for Jeeps outside the U.S. The automakers announced an agreement Saturday to expand the joint venture ...

  • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point Associated Press - 18 hours ago
    Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii. The tiny island state 2,500 miles from the nearest continent is so critical to the ...

  • EU official against cutting Russia gas ties Associated Press - 22 hours ago

    A senior European Union official says he opposes cutting back gas ties with Russia in the next few years but the bloc should work on diversifying supplies. Russia is a major European gas supplier, and ...

  • Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue Associated Press - 23 hours ago
    Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue

    A Malaysian official on Saturday asked the world to "pray hard" for a clue to help find Flight 370, while authorities said a robotic submarine was expected to finish searching a patch of the ...

  • Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL Associated Press - 23 hours ago
    Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

    Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms. ...

  • Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 3:18 PM AEST
    Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

    People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's ...

  • Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 1:24 PM AEST
    Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors

    With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and ...

  • Boeing to give California workers $47M in back pay Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 12:29 PM AEST

    Boeing Co. will pay $47 million to hundreds of current and former Southern California employees who are owed back pay and benefits, a union announced Friday. An arbitrator ruled against the aerospace giant ...

  • 5 features an Amazon phone might offer Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 11:46 AM AEST
    5 features an Amazon phone might offer

    A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer. Amazon hasn't ...

  • Providence, RI, sues firms over stock trades Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 10:05 AM AEST

    Providence, R.I., is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading. The federal complaint was filed Friday in New York on behalf of city investment funds that ...

  • Plane spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 9:59 AM AEST

    An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year. The Bombardier ...

  • US senator: Metro-North fined $552,000 past decade Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 9:57 AM AEST

    Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday. The Connecticut Democrat ...

  • Ranchers, Klamath tribes sign deal to share water Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 9:21 AM AEST
    Ranchers, Klamath tribes sign deal to share water

    Cattle ranchers and American Indian tribes long at odds over scarce water in Oregon's Upper Klamath Basin signed an agreement Friday to share access to rivers and cooperate on restoring habitat for endangered ...

  • University: Illinois pension law had costly typo Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 9:01 AM AEST

    Illinois' public universities have worried for months that contentious state pension reforms will push many employees to retire early. But a small mistake, essentially a typo in the legislation, is providing ...

  • Senate to debate rideshare regulations Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 8:57 AM AEST

    Among the major issues left to cover at the Arizona Legislature before the session ends is how to regulate the increasingly popular ridesharing programs like Uber and Lyft. The contentious debate has pitted ...

  • Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 8:52 AM AEST

    A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution. Mitchell Steven Behm, ...

  • US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 8:35 AM AEST
    US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely. In a ...

  • Judge says American can't end retiree benefits yet Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 8:24 AM AEST

    A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees. American wants retirees who wish to keep their benefits to pay all the cost. Now the dispute ...

  • Judge strikes down part of Minnesota energy law Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 8:16 AM AEST

    A federal judge ruled Friday that part of a Minnesota law designed to promote the use of renewable energy is unconstitutional because it attempts to control business that takes place outside state borders ...

  • Officials announce plan for Microsoft data center Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 8:06 AM AEST

    Microsoft will begin construction on a new data center in West Des Moines, state and local officials announced Friday, bringing the company's total investment in Iowa to nearly $2 billion, the largest ...

  • US delays review of contentious Keystone pipeline Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 7:59 AM AEST
    US delays review of contentious Keystone pipeline

    The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, indefinitely extending its review of the project. In a surprise ...