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  • NATIONAL

    APNewsBreak: Gun law based on flawed estimate

    A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.

  • BUSINESS

    Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

    Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers are expected to discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two...

  • BUSINESS

    McNuggets pulled from sale in HK after meat scare

    McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu after a U.S.-owned supplier in mainland China was accused of selling expired meat.

  • WORLD

    Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

    The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

  • BUSINESS

    Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June

    Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.

  • NATIONAL

    Michigan dog owner may be charged in fatal attack

    The owner of two dogs that fatally mauled a man as he jogged along a rural Michigan road could be charged after the attack, which was the third since 2012 involving canines from the same property, officials said.

  • NATIONAL

    Visa, Amazon pull stock market lower

    The stock market sank in morning trading Friday after Visa and Amazon posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. If the declines continue, the market would erase almost all of its gains from earlier in the week.

  • BUSINESS

    Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad...

  • BUSINESS

    Towering worry: Small holes cause big jitters

    For the developers of the world's sixth tallest building near Seoul, a mysteriously shrinking lake and the appearance of small sinkholes in residential neighborhoods couldn't have come at a more inopportune time.

  • NATIONAL

    Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

    A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.

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