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Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

WASHINGTON – People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions could face higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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House Speaker: Lawmakers will meet new debt deadline

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan is assuring investors that Congress will meet a new deadline to increase the government’s borrowing cap and avert an economy-quaking default on U.S....

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Women CEOs earned more last year, but few were in top job

NEW YORK – Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there’s still very few of them running the world’s largest companies. The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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U.S. government says Fiat Chrysler used software to cheat emissions tests

DETROIT – The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some of its diesel pickup trucks and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests. The lawsuit filed Tuesday by the Justice Department...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Neighbor charged in Ohio fire that killed 5 kids, 2 adults

AKRON, Ohio – A neighbor of a family that died in a house fire was charged Tuesday with intentionally setting it ablaze, killing two adults and five children. Stanley Ford, 58, was charged with...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget

WASHINGTON – The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump’s $4.1 trillion budget proposal, while the Pentagon is a big winner. Trump’s plan for the budget year beginning Oct....

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Netanyahu, Abbas, and Trump agree on need for peace, but not much else

President Donald Trump’s trip to Israel was presented as a test of his ability to make the ultimate deal, but it’s serving to underscore just how difficult it is to strike a peace accord between...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Manchester police hunt for accomplices after concert blast

MANCHESTER, England – As investigators hunted for possible accomplices of a suicide bomber, thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast that...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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UK police: At least 19 dead, roughly 50 injured at Ariane Grande concert

LONDON (AP) — Greater Manchester Police say 19 people have been confirmed dead in an explosion at Manchester Arena that is being treated as a possible terrorist attack. Police said roughly 50...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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NASA orders up urgent spacewalking repairs at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA has ordered up urgent spacewalking repairs at the International Space Station. On Tuesday, two astronauts will venture out to replace a data relay box that broke over...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump says he didn’t mention Israel in meeting with Russians

JERUSALEM – President Donald Trump on Monday defended himself against allegations he divulged classified information in a recent meeting with Russian diplomats, saying alongside Israeli Prime...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Fans thankful to see ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ one final time in New York

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – This weekend was the final chance for fans to see death-defying acrobats, exotic animals and flashy costumes as the circus ends its 146-year reign as one of the world’s biggest...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World