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Landowners say EPA botched cleanup, now they want…

A group of Montana landowners say federal environmental officials have botched a 34-year environmental cleanup, and they want a shot at removing the toxic metals from their yards their way

$9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf…

An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers

Kurtz: Press penalizes Trump over golf

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on criticism over Trump's golf playing while pointing out how many times previous presidents have played the game while in office

Legalized Marijuana Industry Expected To Create…

The legalized marijuana industry is growing more than pot. Analysts say it could create over a quarter of a million jobs while other industries decline.

Ivanka Trump Is Getting Sued — A Lot

Ivanka Trump's jewelry and clothing brands are getting sued. She owes over $3 million.

Vote expected on hotly contested New Jersey…

New Jersey regulators are set to vote on whether a natural gas pipeline should run through the state's federally protected Pinelands region, which includes more than a million acres of farms, forests and wetlands

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Asian stocks fall amid Trump trade policy fears…

Asian markets slipped in muted trading Friday amid worries over U.S. trade policies that may affect regional economies

Google-bred company accuses Uber of self-driving…

A self-driving car company founded by Google is accusing a former top engineer of stealing pivotal technology that is propelling Uber's effort to assemble a fleet of automated vehicles for its popular ride-hailing service

Kurtz: Trump criticized on timing, not substance

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on President Trump being critizied for not confronting anti-Semitism sooner

Homeland Security chief: No use of military for…

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says there will be "no mass deportations" and "no use of military forces" in enforcing President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown

Nordstrom reports better-than-expected quarterly…

Nordstrom Inc., the department store recently scolded by President Donald Trump, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit with help from strong sales online and at Nordstrom Rack

US factory CEOs to Trump: Jobs exist; skills don't

President Donald Trump brought two dozen manufacturing CEOs to the White House on Thursday and declared their collective commitment to restoring factory jobs lost to foreign competition

Coke says it supports WHO's sugar guidelines

Coke says it supports the World Health Organization's guidelines for limiting sugar intake

Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't…

Former House Speaker John Boehner, who oversaw a government shutdown aimed at taking money away from President Barack Obama's health care law, now says a full repeal and replace won't happen

Plight of company towns: finding a new identity

Company towns like Peoria, Illinois, have long relied on major employers to provide generations of locals with jobs and give the cities their central identity

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Correction: TJX-Expansion story

Correction: TJX-Expansion story

Taco Bell will take popular chicken-shelled…

A Taco Bell treat that has a shell made entirely of fried chicken will vanish from the fast-food chain's menu despite its popularity

AP study: 113 percent average raise in baseball…

AP study: 113 percent average raise in baseball arbitration; Padres' Wil Myers leads the way

Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66

Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died

INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and…

General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers to approve self-driving car rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road

Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign…

A proposal in the Hawaii Legislature has the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions

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Mnuchin says goal is to pass tax reform by August

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says Trump goal is to pass major tax reform by August

With electricity out, new EPA chief reached out…

When a summer thunderstorm knocked out power to Scott Pruitt's home three years ago, the then-Oklahoma attorney general reached out to a lobbyist for American Electric Power