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Published September 23rd, 2013 - 2:03PM
Concerns about the strength of the economy and the potential for a budget fight in Washington pushed down the stock market Monday.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 2:00PM
From mercury to pesticides, Americans are exposed daily to environmental chemicals that could harm reproductive health, the nation's largest groups of obstetricians and fertility specialists said Monday.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:58PM
The Obama administration edged close to direct, high-level talks with Iran's new government on Monday, with Secretary of State John Kerry slated to meet his Iranian counterpart this week and the White House weighing the risks and rewards of an encounter between President Barack Obama and Iran's president, Hasan Rouhani.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:58PM
In a break with tea party-aligned Senate conservatives, Republican leader Mitch McConnell announced Monday he will not vote to block legislation aimed at preventing a partial government shutdown, even though Democrats intend to rewrite it to restore funds needed to keep the nation's three-year-old health care law in existence.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:53PM
The winner of a $400 million Powerball jackpot cashed in his ticket Monday in South Carolina, but he told lottery officials that he wants to remain anonymous.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:43PM
Gadget lovers still can't resist the iPhone's seductive call, even amid a bevy of enticing lower-priced alternatives that offer similar features.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:38PM
Activists are pushing for the removal of a Montana judge who said a 14-year-old rape victim was "older than her chronological age," as the former teacher who raped her is set to be released this week after serving 30 days in prison.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:33PM
Stocks are closing lower on concerns about the strength of the economy and the potential for a budget fight in Washington.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:23PM
Michael Tarwater, the CEO of one of the nation’s largest hospital chains, enjoys a rarely discussed perk: the freedom to fly planes owned by the nonprofit system for business and pleasure.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:23PM
State wildlife officials have tranquilized a moose on the loose in suburban Denver.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:18PM
In a break with tea party-aligned Senate conservatives, Republican leader Mitch McConnell announced Monday he will not vote to block legislation aimed at preventing a partial government shutdown, even though Democrats intend to rewrite it to restore funds needed to keep the nation's three-year-old health care law in existence.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:18PM
An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the banning of the Muslim Brotherhood and the confiscation of its assets, opening the door for authorities to dramatically accelerate a crackdown on the extensive network of schools, hospitals, charities and other social institutions that was the foundation of the group's political power.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 1:08PM
President Barack Obama is challenging other countries to do more to help groups aimed at improving society carry out their work.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 12:53PM
Jurors in a negligence lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's mother against concert giant AEG Live LLC heard legal instructions Monday on the eve of final arguments in the 21-week civil trial.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 12:53PM
This year's cranberry harvest is expected to be about 11 million barrels worldwide, or about the same as last year's.
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