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Black unemployment shatters another historic low

The unemployment rate among black Americans reached 5.5% in August – a historic low. That’s down from 6% the month before... — Updated 9/13/2019

 
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White House says bin Laden son killed in US operation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become... — Updated 9/14/2019 Full story

 
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California governor commutes sentences for 21 inmates

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates, most... — Updated 9/14/2019 Full story

 
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'I am awesome': How a millennial built a fentanyl empire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet... — Updated 9/14/2019 Full story

 
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Mine shutdowns in top US coal region bring new uncertainty

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get... — Updated 9/14/2019 Full story

 
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UAW contract with GM expires, increasing risk of strike

DETROIT (AP) — The four-year contract between General Motors and the United Auto Workers has expired as negotiations on a new... — Updated 9/14/2019 Full story

 
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Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid US-Iran tension

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the... — Updated 9/15/2019 Full story

 
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US indicates Iran to blame for Saudi oil strike; Iran denies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. tried to build its case Monday that Iran was behind the fiery weekend attack on key... — Updated 9/16/2019 Full story

 
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Tent courtrooms open to process migrants waiting in Mexico

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tent courtrooms opened Monday in two Texas border cities to help process thousands of migrants who are being... — Updated 9/16/2019 Full story

 
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Demand drives CBD sales, attracts people who spike products

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. "It'll relax you," the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins... — Updated 9/16/2019 Full story

 
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Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

NEW YORK (AP) — Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News... — Updated 9/17/2019 Full story

 
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Back to basics: Congress tries to keep government lights on

WASHINGTON (AP) — The good news is that it doesn't look like a bitterly polarized Washington will stumble into another... — Updated 9/17/2019 Full story

 
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'It's bad': Hundreds of water rescues as Imelda soaks Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda unleashed torrential rain Thursday in parts of Texas, prompting... — Updated 9/19/2019 Full story

 
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House OKs measure to prevent possible end-of-month shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed a short-term bill Thursday to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30,... — Updated 9/19/2019 Full story

 
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Trump gets victory in bid to block California tax return law

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to keep his financial... — Updated 9/19/2019 Full story

 
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Senate tech critic to Facebook CEO: Sell WhatsApp, Instagram

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's most vocal critic of the tech industry offered a challenge Thursday to Facebook CEO Mark... — Updated 9/19/2019 Full story

 
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Administration blocks 'urgent' whistleblower disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plunged into an extraordinary showdown with Congress Thursday over access to a... — Updated 9/19/2019 Full story

 
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Stage set in Nevada as Earthlings arrive for Area 51 events

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The stage was set Thursday for music and other space-themed entertainment as Earthlings descended on the... — Updated 9/19/2019 Full story

 
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Who are the Sacklers, the family behind maker of OxyContin?

For a family with its name on a wing of one of the world's most famous museums and a school at a prestigious university, members... — Updated 9/19/2019 Full story

 

Trump says peace talks with Taliban are now 'dead'

WASHINGTON — U.S. peace talks with the Taliban are now "dead," President Donald Trump declared Monday, two days after he abruptly... — Updated 9/9/2019 Full story

 

Schumer to try again to block Trump's border wall maneuver

WASHINGTON — The Senate's top Democrat intends to force a vote to block President Donald Trump from using special emergency... — Updated 9/10/2019 Full story

 

Trump ousts hawkish Bolton, dissenter on foreign policy

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly forced out John Bolton,... — Updated 9/10/2019 Full story

 

US to commemorate 9/11 as its aftermath extends and evolves

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising... — Updated 9/10/2019 Full story

 

Draft Pelosi plan would overhaul how Medicare pays for drugs

WASHINGTON - A draft plan from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi leaked Tuesday would... — Updated 9/10/2019 Full story

 

Lawyer: John Hinckley interested in music industry job

WASHINGTON - The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan is... — Updated 9/10/2019 Full story

 

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