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Last Updated May 25, 2015 04:42PM

San Francisco • YouTube’s legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet’s video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their talents, expose abuses or just pass along …

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  • Media CEOs are highest-paid American execs
    New York • They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league...
    Updated May 25 2015 04:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Predicting China stocks: Wrong or very wrong
    Only in China can you predict the world’s biggest stock-market rally and still come out looking like a pessimist. A year ago, analysts who cover the 5...
    Updated May 25 2015 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this June 25, 2014, file photo, passengers wait in line at the American Airlines International counter at Miami International Airport in Miami. American Airlines announced that it had stopped accepting Venezuelan bolivars for any of its 19 weekly flights out of Venezuela. Customers must now use a foreign credit card to buy the tickets online. Virtually all other foreign carriers have made the same switch with the government’s consent, according to the Venezuela Airlines Association. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) Businesses quietly switch to dollar in Venezuela
    Caracas, Venezuela • It’s still possible to buy a gleaming Ford truck in Venezuela, rent a chic apartment in Caracas, and snag an American Airlines fl...
    Updated May 25 2015 04:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • This April 1, 2015 photo shows a Charter Communications van in St. Louis. Charter Communications is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, two people familiar with the negotiations said Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
    Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. The pe...
    Updated May 25 2015 04:21 pm   |     |   Share


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  • FILE - In this June 4, 2013, file photo, Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party’s pitch to workers and middle-class voters. It’s not the uninsured, but the problem of high out-of-pocket costs for consumers who already have coverage.“I think it’s going to be the next big problem,” said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., a leader on health care.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) ’Ugly’ potential fallout from health care case
    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 heal...
    Updated May 25 2015 11:39 am   |     |   Share
  • 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
  • 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