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  • Museums, theaters among NYC attractions reopening

    NEW YORK (AP) — Museums, the Empire State Building, Broadway theaters and many stores reopened Wednesday to the relief of tourists who’d been stuck in hotel rooms since the weekend …


  • Nuclear plants shut down units as storm hits coast

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Parts of two nuclear power plants were shut down late Monday and early Tuesday, while another plant — the nation’s oldest — was put on alert after …


  • Ex-Goldman exec’s 2-year sentence draws scrutiny

    NEW YORK (AP) — A two-year prison sentence for insider trading at the height of the 2008 economic crisis, by a man who was once one of the nation’s most …


  • Ex-Goldman exec’s 2-year sentence draws scrutiny

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was once one of the nation’s most respected business executives has received a two-year sentence for insider trading, leading some legal experts to …


  • Ex-Goldman exec given 2 years for inside trades

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday, culminating a spectacular fall from grace for …


  • Ex-Goldman executive awaits sentence from NY court

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member convicted of insider trading will serve up to 10 years in prison if the government …


  • Ex-Goldman executive awaits sentence from NY court

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member convicted of insider trading is about to learn whether prison or community service is his …


  • Apple’s iPad Mini much pricier than rival tablets

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple Inc.’s pencil-thin, smaller iPad will cost much more than its competitors, signaling the company isn’t going to get into a mini-tablet price war. The …


  • 4th bankruptcy in Perry’s tech fund adds to losses

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A fourth Texas high-tech startup that received taxpayer money through Gov. Rick Perry’s signature economic development fund has filed for bankruptcy, pushing the total losses in …


  • Cheerleading needs sports safety rules, docs say

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cheerleading isn’t just jumping and waving pompoms — it has become as athletic and potentially as dangerous as a sport and should be designated one to improve …


  • Why Greg Smith left Goldman Sachs

    Greg Smith wrote the essay that echoed across Wall Street like a thunderclap. Smith was a vice president at Goldman Sachs until March. He announced his departure from the investment …


  • Why Greg Smith left Goldman Sachs

    Greg Smith wrote the essay that echoed across Wall Street like a thunderclap. Smith was a vice president at Goldman Sachs until March. He announced his departure from the investment …


  • Thefts of cell phones rise rapidly nationwide

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In this tech-savvy city teeming with commuters and tourists, the cell phone has become a top target of robbers who use stealth, force and sometimes guns. …


  • NM peanut capital at heart of national recall

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The country’s largest organic peanut processing plant is scrubbing its facilities top to bottom and hopes to get back in production soon after a massive recall …


  • $50K prize if you can find way to block robocalls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Those annoying prerecorded phone pitches known as robocalls aren’t just getting on the nerves of millions of consumers: The government is fed up too, and it’s turning …


  • Cancer groups to improve disclosures on pink wares

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The nation’s two largest breast cancer charities have adopted guidelines for fuller disclosure by those selling pink products and services in their names, New York’s attorney …


  • Texas landowners take a rare stand against Big Oil

    SUMNER, Texas (AP) — Oil has long lived in harmony with farmland and cattle across the Texas landscape, a symbiosis nurtured by generations and built on an unspoken honor code …


  • Big tobacco says corrective statements go too far

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tobacco companies are urging a federal judge to reject the government’s proposed industry-financed corrective statements, calling them “forced public confessions.” The Justice Department countered that the statements …


  • Grand Canyon works through list for river trips

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Grand Canyon boasts some of the most spectacular views in the world, revealing a rich geological history that few ever see from the Colorado River …


  • AP Impact: Feds muff kid jewelry cadmium crackdown

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal regulators failed to pursue recalls after they found cadmium-tainted jewelry on store shelves, despite their vow to keep the toxic trinkets out of children’s hands, …


  • NM company linked to illness expands peanut recall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Mexico food company that produced the peanut butter linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning has expanded an ongoing recall of its products to include …


  • NM company linked to illness expands peanut recall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Mexico food company that produced the peanut butter linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning has expanded an ongoing recall of its products to include …


  • Suit: Firm provided tainted meds in 2002, man died

    Long before the current rash of fungal meningitis, the compounding pharmacy suspected in the outbreak settled a lawsuit alleging it produced a tainted shot that caused a man’s death in …


  • Suit: Firm provided tainted meds in 2002, man died

    The compounding pharmacy suspected in a deadly meningitis outbreak settled a lawsuit alleging it produced a tainted shot that caused a man’s death in 2004, while a pharmaceutical firm with …


  • Counterfeit air bags called ‘extreme safety risk’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of motorists may be driving cars and trucks installed with dangerous counterfeit bags and they should have them replaced at their own expense, the Obama administration …


  • SpaceX Dragon capsule arrives at space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private company successfully delivered a half-ton of supplies to the International Space Station early Wednesday, the first official shipment under a billion-dollar contract with …


  • US panel: China tech giants pose security threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American companies should avoid doing business with China’s two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee …


  • Pharmacy linked to outbreak issues wide recall

    ATLANTA (AP) — The pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products, calling the move a …


  • Calif. gas prices hit all-time high

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a record, though just barely. The price of gasoline hit an all-time average high in California of $4.6140 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced …


  • Calif. gas prices equal all-time high

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The price of gasoline equaled the all-time average high in California of $4.61 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced supply and a volatile market. Prices …

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