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Last Updated May 25, 2015 11:39AM

Washington • A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama’s health care law. But it’s Republicans — not White House officials — who have been …

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  • Rhode Islanders gush about paid family leave
    Providence, R.I. • As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one...
    Updated May 25 2015 11:21 am   |     |   Share
  • Report: Iran cuts gas subsidy by 40 percent
    Tehran, Iran • Iran will raise gasoline prices by some 40 percent beginning Tuesday, the country’s official news agency reported, the latest cut to th...
    Updated May 25 2015 11:15 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 photo, Demarkis Mosley, left, and his wife, Alexandria, of Starkville, Miss., play in the sand on their vacation in Gulf Shores, Ala. Industry officials say Gulf Coast tourism is surging, five years after the BP oil spill. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) BP now getting credit for gulf tourism boom
    Orange Beach, Ala. • With the Memorial Day holiday here, fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls and scar...
    Updated May 25 2015 11:12 am   |     |   Share
  • British Prime Minister David Cameron, center, stands with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, and European Council President Donald Tusk during arrivals at the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga, on Friday, May 22, 2015. EU leaders gather for a second day of meetings with six post-communist nations to discuss various issues, including enlargement, the economy and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis) UK leader Cameron says who can vote on EU
    London • Britain’s prime minister on Monday outlined who will be allowed to vote in a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Unio...
    Updated May 25 2015 11:00 am   |     |   Share


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  • China cuts import tax on clothes, other goods
    Beijing • China announced Monday it will cut import taxes on clothing, cosmetics and some other goods by half in a new tactic to spur consumer spendin...
    Updated May 25 2015 10:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Greece rules out capital controls if bailout fails
    Athens • Greece’s radical left-led government has ruled out restricting access to bank accounts and the free movement of capital if there is no breakt...
    Updated May 25 2015 10:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Investors look over stock prices on display terminals at a brokerage house in Yichang in central China's Hubei province, Monday, May 25, 2015. China's Shanghai Composite Index surged 3.4 percent to 4,813.80 on Monday as Asian stocks were mostly higher on a quiet trading day with Hong Kong, Wall Street and London closed for holidays. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT Global stocks mostly higher in quiet trading
    Beijing • Global stocks mostly rose Monday on a quiet trading day with Wall Street, London and Hong Kong closed for holidays. KEEPING SCORE: In in Eur...
    Updated May 25 2015 10:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Murray Energy to lay off more than 1,800 miners
    Charleston, W.Va. • Appalachian coal mining suffered a double blow Friday, as Murray Energy announced plans to lay off more than 1,800 miners, most fr...
    Updated May 25 2015 11:40 am   |     |   Share
  • VA must find millions to finish Denver hospital
    Denver • Construction crews are returning to work at the veterans hospital outside Denver after a last-minute deal with congressional leaders avoided ...
    Updated May 23 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Feds to review mystery of slow 1st quarter growth
    Washington • There’s something strange about the U.S. economy in the first three months of every year: It frequently grows at a much slower pace than ...
    Updated May 22 2015 04:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Key steps by companies to aid animal welfare
    Major animal-welfare moves announced by food and retail companies since 2012: • FEBRUARY 2012: McDonald’s Corp. requires its U.S. pork suppliers to ou...
    Updated May 22 2015 03:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • EBay to grow in Europe via click-and-collect
    London • EBay plans to expand its click-and-collect service in Britain and across Europe, after buyers on its site collected 1.5 million parcels from ...
    Updated May 22 2015 03:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • JPMorgan gets most church claims tossed
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. has defeated claims that it put its own interests first and mismanaged trust accounts established for an Indianapolis church endo...
    Updated May 22 2015 03:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Here’s to strong dollar and cheap wine in Europe
    New York • Of the many wonders to behold in Greece, Matt Derr has found a gem: local wine at $3 a glass. During a nine-day getaway to the land of the ...
    Updated May 22 2015 03:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • Breach of user data at adult dating site?
    The operator of a popular adult dating website said Friday it’s investigating a data security breach following reports that hackers stole names, email...
    Updated May 22 2015 03:38 pm   |     |   Share
  • West Coast dockworkers union ratifies contract
    Los Angeles • The labor dispute that hobbled international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year is officially over. The International L...
    Updated May 22 2015 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Bird flu blamed for record spike in egg prices
    Des Moines, Iowa • Egg prices reached record levels on Friday after a bird flu outbreak decimated the flock, leading to the death of more than 20 mil...
    Updated May 22 2015 06:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this photo taken Monday, May 18, 2015, Gino Celli checks the moisture of the ground  next to a newly planted corn seed on land he farms near Stockton, Calif. Celli who farms 1,500 acres of land and manages another 7,000 acres, has senior water rights and draws his irrigation water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta who have California's oldest water rights are proposing to voluntarily cut their use by 25 percent to avoid the possibility of even harsher restrictions by the state later this summer as the record drought continues. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Drought-ridden California eyes water cuts
    California regulators on Friday accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during ...
    Updated May 22 2015 02:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tobacco firms get partial win over smoking claims
    Washington • America’s largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to ...
    Updated May 22 2015 12:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • IMF urges Japan to take ‘bold action’ on reforms
    Tokyo • Japan needs “bold action” on revamping its economy and improving its precarious national finances, the International Monetary Fund says in its...
    Updated May 22 2015 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Jan. 4, 2008 file photo shows bank workers handling Venezuela's currency, the Venezuelan currency in a freefall this week
    Caracas, Venezuela • A staggering plunge in the free-market value of Venezuelan currency sent people scrambling to sell off their depreciating bolivar...
    Updated May 22 2015 03:46 pm   |     |   Share