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WASHINGTON (AP) — Dow Chemical is pushing the Trump administration to scrap the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species. Lawyers representing Dow, whose CEO also heads a...
SEATTLE (AP) — Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. This year's edition provides an occasion for pot...
It has become easier for regular folks to buy stock in startups, but doing so is risky. In case you are tempted, here's what you need to know. — Invest only what you can afford to lose. Many of the companies raising money through crowdfunding are in their very early stages. Some...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' attempt to carry out its first execution in nearly 12 years wasn't thwarted by the type of liberal activist judge Republicans regularly bemoan here, but instead by a state Supreme Court that's been the focus of expensive campaigns by...
NEW YORK (AP) — Clive Davis celebrated his legacy with the debut of a documentary about his life, along with performances from artists he helped become icons, during the opening night of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Davis, 85, said it was a dream come true to launch "Clive...
VAN WERT, Ohio (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to visit a public school in Ohio with the president of a national teachers union, who has been among her most vocal critics and has suggested that DeVos doesn't understand what students need to succeed. DeVos and...
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist who shot and killed a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and injured another in an ambush at their barracks will now fight for his own life following his conviction on capital murder charges. Eric Frein, 33, was convicted Wednesday of all 12...
CHICAGO (AP) — A highway in suburban Chicago has become the second Midwest road construction project delayed temporarily because of concerns about possible harm to a bumblebee recently listed as an endangered species. U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman this week halted...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday reversed its position on the status of a man who has sued over his deportation to Mexico, acknowledging he was enrolled in a program to shield people who came to the country as young children. Juan Manuel...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's Deutsche Bank says net profit more than doubled in the first three months of...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kia Motors Co. says it will invest $1.1 billion in India to build its first plant in the...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is facing a religious and diplomatic balancing act as he heads to Egypt this...
MADRID (AP) — Official figures show that Spain's unemployment rate edged up slightly to 18.8 percent in the first...
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India's government has banned 22 social media sites in an effort to calm tensions in parts...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Conservative pundit Ann Coulter says that while her speech at the University of California...