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Japan’s government has proposed an energy plan that sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy use in the coming decade despite challenges after the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

Sun, May 20, 2018 at 12:18 pm

Japan’s government has proposed an energy plan that sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy use in the coming decade despite challenges after the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

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Washington State is still puzzled over a nuclear plant shutdown.

Sun, May 20, 2018 at 12:18 pm

Washington State is still puzzled over a nuclear plant shutdown.

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Starbucks is announcing a new policy that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don’t buy anything.

Sun, May 20, 2018 at 12:17 pm

Starbucks is announcing a new policy that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don’t buy anything.

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A federal court has vacated a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Sun, May 20, 2018 at 12:17 pm

A federal court has vacated a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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A Washington, D-C-area medical doctor is sentenced to three years in prison for spiking his girlfriend’s drink with medication to induce an abortion

Sun, May 20, 2018 at 12:16 pm

A Washington, D-C-area medical doctor is sentenced to three years in prison for spiking his girlfriend’s drink with medication to induce an abortion

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As Texas and the nation remembers the 10 people killed in the Santa Fe High School shooting on Friday, an NFL star steps up.

Sun, May 20, 2018 at 12:15 pm

As Texas and the nation remembers the 10 people killed in the Santa Fe High School shooting on Friday, an NFL star steps up.

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Judge Strikes Down California Suicide Drug Law

Wed, May 16, 2018 at 4:31 pm

A judge has tossed out a California law that allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs. Bob Agnew reports.

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US factory production rose a healthy 0.5 percent in April

Wed, May 16, 2018 at 9:55 am

U.S. factories cranked out more appliances, computers and aircraft last month, lifting manufacturing production for only the second time in five months. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US home building slides 3.7 percent in April

Wed, May 16, 2018 at 8:46 am

U.S. builders broke ground on fewer apartment buildings last month, pushing overall home construction down 3.7 percent from March. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Walmart unveils Lord & Taylor site as it tries to go upscale

Wed, May 16, 2018 at 8:36 am

Walmart, known for its “everyday low prices” mantra, wants shoppers to think of it as a source for style and upscale fashion as it tries to reach more affluent customers. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Home Depot Earnings Dampened By Cold Weather In First Quarter

Tue, May 15, 2018 at 4:33 pm

Home Depot reported slower-than-expected sales growth for the first quarter. Bob Agnew reports.

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Builder optimisms bounces in May after a 4 month slide

Tue, May 15, 2018 at 10:12 am

U.S. homebuilders are feeling more confident about their sales prospects, reflecting strong demand for newly built homes with existing homes in short supply. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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AP-NORC Poll: Young adults feel stress of long-term care

Tue, May 15, 2018 at 9:35 am

While most young adults haven’t given much thought to their own needs as they get older, a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US retail sales rose a solid 0.3 percent in April

Tue, May 15, 2018 at 8:48 am

U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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SCOTUS Ruling Prompts Gambling-Addiction Concerns

Mon, May 14, 2018 at 4:25 pm

The High Court decision to allow sports gambling is already prompting concerns from those who specialize in gambling addiction. Bob Agnew reports.

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Britain’s Information Commissioner’s Office is backing an American academic’s effort to obtain his personal data from SCL Group, which includes Cambridge Analytica.

Sun, May 13, 2018 at 1:39 pm

Britain’s Information Commissioner’s Office is backing an American academic’s effort to obtain his personal data from SCL Group, which includes Cambridge Analytica.

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The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gotten a big salary reduction.

Sun, May 13, 2018 at 1:38 pm

The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gotten a big salary reduction.

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Some high-tech wizards are working on something that could make ATMs a whole lot more secure:

Sun, May 13, 2018 at 1:38 pm

Some high-tech wizards are working on something that could make ATMs a whole lot more secure:

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Western Montana Braces For Worst Flood In 100 Years

Fri, May 11, 2018 at 3:35 pm

Montana rescuers pulled a man from surging floodwaters as authorities issued new evacuation orders and water continued to rise in rivers and streams across the western half of the state. Bob Agnew reports.

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Canada divided over oil pipeline from tar sands to Pacific

Fri, May 11, 2018 at 7:43 am

A pipeline project that would vastly expand Canadian oil exports to Asia is dividing the country. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Mercedes to recall Smart cars due to engine fire risk

Fri, May 11, 2018 at 7:42 am

Under pressure from the U.S. government, Mercedes-Benz is recalling nearly 43,000 tiny Smart cars because the engines can catch fire. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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China monthly car sales pick up in April; EV sales double

Fri, May 11, 2018 at 7:41 am

An industry group says Chinese passenger car sales expanded at a faster pace last month as growth in the world’s biggest auto market picked up steam. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Trump To Speak On Drug Prices Friday

Thu, May 10, 2018 at 4:29 pm

President Donald Trump is poised to give his first speech on lowering drug prices Friday after more than a year of promising to bring down costs. Bob Agnew reports.

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Pennsylvania funds clean air with VW settlement

Thu, May 10, 2018 at 9:46 am

Pennsylvania’s governor says the state will use a $118 million settlement with Volkswagen over the company’s cheating on emissions tests to cut air pollution in the state. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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