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June 22, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — Americans are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road in record numbers for the July 4th weekend.

Auto club AAA said Thursday that it expects 44.2 million people will travel at least 50 miles (80 kilometers) from home, a 2.9 percent increase over last year’s record for the…

Holiday Travel

June 22, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO.

That’s a lot for potential candidates to consider. Uber needs a new leader after former CEO and…

Uber-Next CEO

June 22, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Line chefs and waiters who help power the state’s food industry are at odds with their employers on a proposal that would require businesses to provide paid days off when workers call in sick.

In a small state proud of its waterfront seafood shacks and crowded urban eateries,…

June 22, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Officials from Oklahoma and more than a dozen other states have sent two letters to California’s insurance commissioner, asking that he stop pressing insurance companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and divest from the coal industry, saying it only confuses…

Insurance Commissioner Climate Dispute-2

June 22, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco city supervisors unanimously approved a measure that bans the sale of flavored nicotine-laced liquid used in electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products, saying nicotine masked in cotton candy, banana cream, mint and other flavors entices kids into a…

Flavored Vaping Sales Ban-2

June 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials sought Wednesday to underscore for lawmakers the threat Russia posed to the 2016 vote for the White House, outlining efforts to hack into election systems in 21 states and to fill the internet with misinformation during a divisive campaign season.

Officials also…

Congress Russia Probe-2

June 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying coverage and eliminate tax increases that financed the statute’s expansion of…

Congress Health Overhaul-3

June 21, 2017

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A bill to halt new Maine solar regulations has received bipartisan support, but needs broader backing to survive the Republican governor’s veto.

Republican Sen. Thomas Saviello’s bill is making its way through the Legislature; the House voted 90-54 in favor Wednesday.


June 21, 2017

PLUMERVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods on Wednesday unveiled a plan to stop abuses down on the farm, but an animal rights group that routinely distributes videos of disturbing practices of agricultural abuses said monitoring slaughterhouses won’t stop other cruelty that exists within the poultry…

Animal Welfare Tyson Foods

June 21, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s largest recorded earthquake affected geological structures both above and below ground, but experts caution there still is much that scientists don’t know the 5.8-magnitude temblor that struck last year near Pawnee.

Ten separate academic studies into the Sept. 3…

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