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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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Royal Bank of Scotland tentatively settles US claims

Thu, May 10, 2018 at 9:44 am

Royal Bank of Scotland says it has tentatively agreed to pay $4.9 billion to settle U.S. Department of Justice claims that it misled investors over the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 economic downturn. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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US consumer prices rose a modest 0.2 percent in April

Thu, May 10, 2018 at 9:42 am

U.S. consumer prices rose a modest 0.2 percent in April, lifted by higher gas costs. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Veterans seek reinstatement of lawsuits over open burn pits

Wed, May 9, 2018 at 1:13 pm

Veterans and their families are asking a federal appeals court to reinstate a collection of lawsuits brought against a government contractor who they claim caused health problems by using burn pits during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Google Witholds Some New Features From Samsung Phones

Tue, May 8, 2018 at 4:42 pm

Some of the features Google is announcing at its annual developers conference won’t be coming to Samsung phones. Bob Agnew reports.

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