US-Cuba thaw could benefit several sectors
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WASHINGTON — Sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law is off to a stronger start this year. But it’s not perfect, and Americans remain skeptical that the government’s newest social program is right for the country.
NEW YORK — A rout in oil prices shook financial markets Friday, pushing stocks to their worst weekly loss in two and a half years.
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — A sport utility vehicle went airborne and sailed through the roof of a home in California’s San Diego County, but the residents inside weren’t hurt.
Ferguson, Missouri. Cleveland, Ohio. Staten Island, New York. Eutawville, South Carolina.
WASHINGTON — Veto brinkmanship between congressional Republicans and President Barack Obama was virtually absent in his first six years in office, but it’s about to unleash itself on Washington.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s newest space vehicle, Orion, accomplished its first test flight with precision and pizazz Friday, shooting more than 3,600 miles out from Earth for a hyperfast, hot return not seen since the Apollo moon shots.
WASHINGTON — A resurgence in U.S. hiring accelerated in November and put 2014 on track to be the healthiest year for job growth since 1999.
5,000-pound bridge stolen in Michigan
NEW YORK — The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.
WASHINGTON — Emboldened House Republicans issued a stern rebuke to President Barack Obama over immigration Thursday, passing a bill declaring his executive actions to curb deportations “null and void and without legal effect.”
NEW YORK — From the White House to the streets of some of America’s biggest cities, the New York chokehold case converged with the Ferguson shooting and investigations out of South Carolina and Cleveland to stir a national conversation Thursday about racial justice and police use of force.
WASHINGTON — Takata Corp. defied a U.S. safety agency’s demand for a nationwide recall of driver’s side air bags, setting the stage for possible legal action by the government and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.
WASHINGTON — Iranian jets have carried out airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq in recent days, Pentagon officials and independent analysts say, underscoring the strange alliances generated by the war against the extremist group that has beheaded Americans and killed and terrorized Iraqi civilians.
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Tucked in the mountains of one of the poorest states is one of the nation’s wealthiest counties: Los Alamos, which, except for its landscapes, looks decidedly unlike the rest of New Mexico.