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Government duplicating efforts to bring Internet to rural U.S., experts say

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 22:15
The Federal Communications Commission is "overbuilding" rural United States in its efforts to improve broadband access in states like North Dakota and South Dakota

3 World War II service members ID'd 7 decades after death

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 21:52
Scientists have identified the remains of three service members killed more than seven decades ago during World War II, including a sailor who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Defense Department announced Tuesday.

California man charged with murder of girl found in duffel bag

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 21:08
The boyfriend of a Southern California woman whose 9-year-old daughter's body authorities found in a duffel bag was charged with murder in the girl's death.

In photos: The week of March 11, 2019 in Washington

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 19:50
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the International Association of Fire Fighters Legislative Conference as he weighs joining the Democratic presidential primary and President Donald Trump releases his 2020 fiscal year budget the week of March 11, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Ned Sharpless to replace Scott Gottlieb as acting FDA chief after Scott Gottlieb departure

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 18:24
Dr. Norman Sharpless will take over the FDA on an interim basis after Scott Gottlieb leaves, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Tuesday.

Gov. Jay Inslee prioritizes climate change in presidential run

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 17:57
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee pledges to make climate change the top priority of his 2020 presidential campaign.

Joe Biden hints at possible presidential run in speech

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 17:20
Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to hint at a potential run from for president Tuesday morning speaking before a raucous crowd in Washington, D.C.

Parents, coaches, actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin among 50 indicted in college bribery scandal

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 16:10
Federal authorities have charged 50 people in the larges college admission scam ever prosecuted by the Justice Department -- including two Hollywood actresses.

Cost of gas, food, housing pushes up Consumer Price Index

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 15:34
The cost of housing, food and gas rose in February after staying flat in January -- the first rise in four months, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday.

Honda recalls 1.1 million vehicles for defective airbags

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 14:48
Honda announced Tuesday it is recalling 1.1 million vehicles in the United States to replace defective Takata airbags that have already been replaced once.

Oil sees small rise as macro concerns limit gains

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:32
Crude oil prices rose Tuesday amid expectations of more production declines in Venezuela and Saudi Arabia, but broader economic concerns capped gains.

UnitedHealthcare to give drug discounts directly to patients next year

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:08
UnitedHealthcare announced changes Tuesday to prescription drug plans that give discounts directly to employees instead of pharmaceutical middlemen.

U.S. gasoline prices rise 5 cents on higher demand

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 12:53
Gasoline prices at service stations across the U.S. on average rose 5 cents per gallon on the week ended Monday.

Elon Musk accuses SEC of overreach, First Amendment violation

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 11:23
Tesla founder Elon Musk accused the SEC of overreach and violating his First Amendment rights in the agency's attempt to hold him in contempt.

U.S. agencies announce plan to regulate lab-grown meat

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 08:00
Federal agencies have settled on a framework for regulating lab-grown meats -- putting the emerging industry a step closer to selling cell-based animal protein.

Family of E.J. Bradford sues Alabama AG, police dept.

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 03:55
The family of a man fatally shot by police last Thanksgiving is suing the police department and Alabama's attorney general over the incident.

Family of brothers killed in Missouri duck boat reach settlement

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 02:00
The family of two brothers who were among the 17 people killed when an amphibious tour boat sank in Missouri reached a settlement with the boat's operator.

Dow Jones rebounds from Boeing losses, closes up 201 points

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 00:03
The Dow Jones Industrial Average bounced back from early losses brought on by plummeting Boeing stocks to close up 200 points on Monday.

Maryland Coast Guard officer Christopher Hasson pleads not guilty

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 23:56
A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling weapons in order to conduct a terror attack pleaded not guilty to a four-count indictment in Maryland.

Congressional leaders invite NATO head Jens Stoltenberg to give address

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 23:07
Lawmakers invited NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to address a joint session of Congress in April.