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American Express to cut more than 4,000 jobs

January 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — American Express said Wednesday it plans to cut more than 4,000 jobs this year, about 6 percent of its total workforce. more »»

Montana oil spill renews worries over pipeline safety

January 21, 2015

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A second large oil spill into Montana's Yellowstone River in less than four years is reviving questions about oversight of the nation's aging pipeline network. more »»

Lab tests imply formaldehyde risk in some e-cigarette vapor

January 21, 2015

Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests... more »»

Abortion foes push new bills in Congress and the states

January 21, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Buoyed by conservative gains in the November election, foes of abortion are mobilizing on behalf of bills in Congress and several state legislatures that would further curtail... more »»

Video shows man shot by New Jersey police raising his hands

January 21, 2015

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — With the dashboard camera in their cruiser rolling, police pulled a Jaguar over for running a stop sign on a dark New Jersey nigh. more »»

Both sides upbeat after hearing about fatal border shooting

January 21, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican 15-year-old boy across the border should be accountable in U.S. more »»

Highway work to resume after deadly Ohio overpass accident

January 21, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — Highway construction work was resuming in Cincinnati even as investigations continue into the deadly collapse of an overpass exit ramp that was being demolished, Ohio... more »»

At Westminster show, 2 new breeds, bigger agility contest

January 21, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven-year-old Emma Rogers is only six years older than her great Dane and half the size, but she's set to squire her dog in the ring at this year's Westminster Kennel Club show. more »»

Melvin Gordon, CEO who built empire from Tootsie Rolls, dies

January 21, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Melvin Gordon, who helped turn the enduring popularity of the humble Tootsie Roll into a candy empire, has died. He was 95.

The longtime Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. more »»

Appeals court upholds life sentence for bin Laden secretary

January 21, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the life sentence for Osama bin Laden's one-time secretary after his conviction in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies. more »»

Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged with forgery, perjury

January 21, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lawmaker who was just re-elected despite being jailed for a sex scandal with a teenager has been indicted on four new felony charges. more »»

Government closer to goal of 9.1M enrolled under health law

January 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is moving closer to its goal of 9.1 million people signed up for private coverage under the president's health care law. more »»

Border Patrol shoots, kills person along border in Texas

January 21, 2015

FALCON HEIGHTS, Texas (AP) — A suspected drug smuggler is dead following a Border Patrol shooting in South Texas. more »»

Jury selection resumes in Colorado theater shooting

January 21, 2015

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — More people reported to court Wednesday to fill out questionnaires as the long slog toward picking a jury in the Colorado theater shooting case resumed for a second day. more »»

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