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GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much…

A new analysis shows that millionaires would get tax cuts averaging $52,000 a year from the Senate Republicans' health bill

US stock indexes veer lower in afternoon trading…

U.S. stocks are heading lower in late-afternoon trading, weighed down largely by a slide in phone, technology and utilities companies

One Airline Will Let A Lucky Few Watch The Solar…

Alaska Airlines says the lucky few winners of its contest will get a special view of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.

New cyberattack causes mass disruption globally

Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard

Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay…

Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until at least next month

Darden CEO: Millennials still enjoy chains like…

Darden CEO: Millennials still enjoy sit-down restaurant chains like Olive Garden

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Google Gets Hit With A Record Fine Over Its…

The European Commission fined Google for promoting its own online comparison shopping service over search results from competitors.

Q&A: Controversy lingers after $1.7B cleanup of…

Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again

EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on…

Records show the Trump administration's top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency's push to ban a widely-used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm children's brains

Yellen says reforms have made financial system…

Yellen: Hopefully banking reforms mean next severe banking crisis will not happen 'in our lifetimes'

Embattled Japanese Airbag Maker Takata Files For…

Takata is seeking bankruptcy protection in the U.S. and Japan and will sell most of its operations to Key Safety Systems.

US commerce secretary backs free trade deal with…

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is saying that the United States and the European Union should have a free trade agreement

Major veterans' groups voice concern over Senate…

Major veterans' organizations are voicing concerns about a Senate GOP bill to repeal the nation's health care law

House panel weighs privatizing air traffic control

A House panel on Tuesday weighed legislation that would split off management of the nation's skies from the Federal Aviation Administration and give that responsibility to an independent, nonprofit company

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Merck says new type of cholesterol drug worked in…

Merck surprise: Experimental cholesterol drug, discounted by many, reduced heart attacks, deaths and other heart complications in huge patient study

Facebook now deleting 66K posts a week in…

Facebook says it deleted about 600,000 posts in the last two months as the social media giant seeks to crack down on what it considers to be hateful posts

Scottish leader puts second independence…

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon puts second independence referendum on hold amid Brexit

Greek garbage collectors reject compromise as…

Greece's municipal garbage collectors on Tuesday rejected a government compromise offer and decided to continue an 11-day protest that has left mounds of festering refuse piled up across Athens amid high temperatures during the key summer tourism season

Judge denies request to restart Shkreli jury…

Jury selection at the securities fraud trial of a former pharmaceutical CEO notorious for price-gouging has hit a rough patch

FDA takes steps to boost generic competition, limit prices

The Food and Drug Administration is making 2 moves to boost the number of approved generic drugs, to make medicines affordable and prevent price gouging.

Egg executives in salmonella case must report to…

A father and son whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak have exhausted their appeals and a federal judge has ordered them to begin serving prison sentences

New Trump rules on Cuba travel leaves winners and…

The Trump administration's new policy on travel by Americans to Cuba is creating winners and losers

LA City Council oks plans for George Lucas museum

With the speed and force of a Jedi Starfighter, Los Angeles officials have cleared the way for "Star Wars" creator George Lucas to build a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art just down the road from his alma mater, the University of Southern California

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Google hit with record fine by EU, told to change…

The European Union has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service

Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare…

Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal drive; leading Republicans disagree over cuts to health care for the poor.

Florida bitcoin processing boss gets over 5 years in prison

A Florida man has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison by a New York judge who says he used a "pyramid of lies" to boost a business that helped criminals process illegal bitcoin transactions