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  • Food nutrition labels are about to change: Here's what's new

    WASHINGTON – A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no longer wi ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Donald Trump gets endorsement of National Rifle Association

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Donald Trump on Friday slammed Hillary Clinton as "heartless" for backing restrictions on gun ownership that he said would leave Ame ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • U.S. home sales growth driven mostly by Midwest

    WASHINGTON – Midwestern homebuyers helped spark a national increase in real estate sales during April, a sign that demand for housing remains steady d ...
    May 20, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Aurora Cinemark movie theater not liable for 2012 shooting, jury rules

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – A verdict saying a Colorado movie theater could not have safeguarded against a shooting that left 12 people dead likely prevented ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • U.S. could lift arms embargo on Vietnam amid China tensions

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama could lift restrictions on arms sales when he makes his first visit to Vietnam next week. That would remove a fina ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Some senators oppose Justice Department plan on computer warrants

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of senators took a first step Thursday to blocking a Justice Department proposal that they say would make it too easy ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Hillary Clinton grapples with Donald Trump's ability to stay in spotlight

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump kept himself planted firmly in the political spotlight this week with one headline-grabbing move after another – launching a ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Morley Safer, who helped create CBS News, dead at 84

    NEW YORK – Viewers didn’t need to see Morley Safer’s reporting to feel its effects.They could have a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Terrorism suspected in Egyptian jet crash

    CAIRO – An EgyptAir jetliner en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thu ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Poll: Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

    NEW YORK – Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Fewer people sought U.S. jobless benefits last week

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. jobless aid fell sharply last week, partially reversing two weeks of big gains that had raised concerns ...
    May 19, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • EgyptAir says plane carrying 66 has disappeared from radar

    CAIRO – An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 66 people disappeared from radar early Thursday morning, the airline said.
    May 19, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • California water suppliers back plan to manage conservation amid 5-year drought

    FRESNO, Calif. – California decided Wednesday to allow hundreds of local water districts to set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Foreign hackers spying on 2016 presidential campaigns, U.S. intelligence says

    WASHINGTON – The United States sees evidence of hackers, possibly working for foreign governments, snooping on the presidential candidates, the nation ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Earth breaks 12th straight monthly heat record in April

    WASHINGTON – Earth's heat is stuck on high.Thanks to a combination of global warming and an El Nino, ...
    May 18, 2016 - 7:21 pm
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