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Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt…

Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open

Leaders need votes for health bill on eve of…

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders are cajoling recalcitrant GOP lawmakers to back their health care overhaul, but the party's top legislative priority seemed in peril

Kurtz: Gorsuch never lost his cool

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on Judge Gorusch's confirmation hearing

Uber Just Lost Its Third Executive In Several…

Jeff Jones was president of the ride-hailing service for only six months.

Senate votes to block another Obama-era rule

The Republican-led Senate voted to block an Obama-era rule that critics said would have led to more citations for workplace safety record-keeping violations

Starbucks CEO stands by pledge to hire refugees

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz stood by the company's pledge to hire refugees after being criticized for it at the coffee chain's annual meeting

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Australia pair are first foreigners to own US…

An Australian couple with roots in Alaska has bought radio stations in three states, marking the first time federal regulators have allowed full foreign ownership of U.S. radio stations

Kurtz: Split screen -- Comey overshadows Gorsuch

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on the media putting the spotlight on FBI Director Comey over Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch

Google's YouTube losing major advertisers upset with videos

AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects

For some airline passengers, new warnings bring…

A ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights is the latest hurdle that airline passengers must clear

Indexes inch back upward as tech stocks rise…

US stock indexes shook off a shaky start and finished mostly higher

Activists seek to intervene in Nebraska Keystone XL review

Activists who want to derail the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska are again mobilizing to try to make their case to a small state commission that will decide the project's fate

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his unachieved…

President Donald Trump is getting ahead of himself on claiming certain achievements

AP Interview: Emirates defends security as laptop…

The president of Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, defended security measures at the carrier's Dubai hub on Wednesday and said the ban on personal electronics onboard U.S.-bound flights came without warning

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Justices side with leading cheerleading uniform…

The Supreme Court is siding with the leading maker of cheerleading uniforms in a copyright dispute with a smaller rival

Retirement dreams fizzle for some with 'Obamacare…

Workers dreaming of early retirement are getting the jitters as Washington debates replacing the Obama-era health care law with a system that could be a lot more expensive for many older Americans

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Clarification: Zion Curtain-Things to Know story

EU warns of 'serious consequences' if no Brexit…

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator warned Wednesday of "serious consequences for everyone" if Britain walks away without agreement from negotiations on leaving the 28-nation bloc

Google Maps already tracks you; now other people…

Google is enabling users of its digital mapping service to allow their movements to be tracked by friends and family in the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing

Eurozone chief urged to quit for 'liquor and…

Portugal led calls on Wednesday for the eurozone's top official to resign for what many saw as derogatory comments about debt-ridden southern nations spending foolishly and relying on their northern partners to bail them out

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Butterbeer ice cream hitting shelves for Harry…

A Pennsylvania ice cream maker is courting Harry Potter fans with a new flavor based on Hogwarts' favorite drink, "butterbeer."

Labor nominee says he won't let politics…

President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Labor Department says he won't allow potential political pressure from the administration to influence his hiring decisions