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After the Fall: How to Take Advantage of Lower Rates

Congress' Inaction Endangers Black Lung Fund

By Stan Choe |
So much for those worries about rising interest rates.

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Michael Avenatti Charged with Extortion and Wire, Bank Fraud

Michael Avenatti Charged with Extortion and Wire, Bank Fraud

By Brian Melley and Larry Neumeister | Mar 25
U.S. prosecutors on two coasts have charged President Donald Trump critic and attorney Michael Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud.

Apple TV Plus Is Latest Apple 'Service' Offering Announced

Apple TV Plus Is Latest Apple 'Service' Offering Announced

By Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel | Mar 25
Apple on Monday laid out the details of its news subscription service, Apple News Plus, at an event Monday.

What Next? UK Lawmakers Torn on Fate of Brexit, and May

What Next? UK Lawmakers Torn on Fate of Brexit, and May

By Jill Lawless | Mar 25
Britain has just a few weeks to break its Brexit impasse, with the fate of the country's departure from the European Union, and of Prime Minister Theresa May, both hanging in the balance.

Survey: Business Economists See Slowdown in Growth This Year

Survey: Business Economists See Slowdown in Growth This Year

By Martin Crutsinger | Mar 25
The nation's business economists foresee a sharp slowdown in U.S. economic growth over the next two years, in sharp contrast to the Trump administration's predictions that growth will accelerate this year and next.

Suddenly, Cost-Cutting States Turn Friendly to Teachers

Suddenly, Cost-Cutting States Turn Friendly to Teachers

By Paul J. Weber | Mar 25
Schoolteacher raises of $5,000 are on the table in Texas — a proposed pay hike that ranks among the biggest in the U.S. since a wave of teacher unrest began last year. But protests aren't why the money is suddenly available.

Norway to Open Probe Into Cruise in Stormy Weather

Norway to Open Probe Into Cruise in Stormy Weather

By Jan M. Olsen | Mar 25
Norwegian officials said Monday they have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,300 people set sail despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation.

AP FACT CHECK: Mueller Probe Doesn't Totally Exonerate Trump

AP FACT CHECK: Mueller Probe Doesn't Totally Exonerate Trump

By Hope Yen | Mar 25
President Donald Trump on Sunday celebrated a "total exoneration" that special counsel Robert Mueller explicitly did not provide in his report on the Russia investigation.

AP-NORC Poll: Majority of Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws

AP-NORC Poll: Majority of Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws

By Lisa Marie Pane and Emily Swanson | Mar 24
A majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe places of worship and schools have become less safe over the last two decades, according to a new poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Judge Says New York's Stun Gun Ban is Unconstitutional

Judge Says New York's Stun Gun Ban is Unconstitutional

By Chris Carola | Mar 24
New York state's ban on personal ownership of stun guns is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday in the latest in a series of court decisions that have led to the loosening of restrictions on the weapons in several states.

AP Fact Check: McCain Can't Respond but His Record Speaks

AP Fact Check: McCain Can't Respond but His Record Speaks

By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen and Christopher Rugaber | Mar 24
Trump misrepresented McCain's record on matters stretching from McCain's school days to his funeral, as he went on a tear about the late Arizona senator, Republican presidential candidate, Vietnam War naval aviator and tortured prisoner of war.

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