WASHINGTON — Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Tuesday it’s making steady progress on health care sign-ups, but the White House needs something close to a miracle to meet its goal of enrolling 6 million people by the end of this month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary public accusation, the leader of the Senate Intelligence Committee declared Tuesday the CIA interfered with and then tried to intimidate a congressional investigation into the agency’s possible use of torture in terror probes during the Bush administration.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The trial of an Army general accused of sexual assault moved into uncharted legal territory Tuesday when the judge dismissed the jury to allow the defense time to hammer out a new plea deal with the military.
Military sexual assault bill OK’d
Court won’t hear ‘boobies’ dispute
SAN FRANCISCO — Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
Calif. emissions law might raise gas prices
Gettysburg wax figures to be sold
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state issued its first legal-marijuana business license Wednesday, launching a new phase in the state’s ambitious effort to regulate a market that has been illegal for more than 75 years.
NEW YORK — There will soon be about 1,100 fewer places to buy batteries.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — This year’s deep snow and extreme cold are taking a toll on Minnesota wildlife — especially swans and other waterfowl that can’t find open water on the state’s many frozen lakes.
WASHINGTON — Underlying the talk about taking harsh punitive measures against Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine are economic complications and worries that sanctions levied against Moscow could, in the words of the Kremlin, “boomerang” back on the U.S. and Europe.
WASHINGTON — Brutal winter weather snarled traffic, canceled flights and cut power to homes and factories in February. Yet it didn’t faze U.S. employers, who added 175,000 jobs, far more than the two previous months.