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Gummy bear giant set to open its first U.S. factory

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 21:29
German gummy maker Haribo says it will open its first U.S. factory in Wisconsin. The Kenosha County plant will create 400 jobs, according to Gov. Scott Walker, making it one of the largest investments from a foreign company in the state's history,

2 homes destroyed, 6 damaged in fire started by book burning

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 20:17
At least 10 homes in Nassau County, Florida, were destroyed in a wildfire caused by a man who was burning books Wednesday.

NPS worked with White House to push crowd size message

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 19:43
Who says crowd size doesn't matter? Certainly not the White House in the first days of the administration, as newly released Interior Department emails show.

Kansas senator apologizes for 'mammogram' line

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 18:54
Sen. Pat Roberts, a Kansas Republican, apologized Thursday afternoon for making an apparent joke about mammograms related to what features are or are not included in Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Yellen: Growing up poor makes it harder to succeed

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 18:14
Your adult life really does depend on where and how you grew up.

What I would tell Gorsuch about my abortion

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:29
For a long time I didn't talk about my abortion. I wasn't ashamed of it, but it wasn't something that was discussed in polite company -- late at night with your girlfriends, but not over cocktails with your acquaintances.

Stabbing suspect targeted black men in New York

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:13
A 66-year-old man was stabbed to death in Manhattan late Monday, police said, for one reason: being black.

House Intel chairman: 'Incidental collection' of Trump's personal communications

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:29
House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes set off a stunning new political controversy Wednesday by revealing that communications of President Donald Trump and associates may have been picked up after the election by intelligence agencies conducting surveillance of foreign targets.

State Department tightens scrutiny for certain foreigners

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:10
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sent four cables directing embassies worldwide to identify certain groups that should get extra scrutiny when they apply for visas, including screening of applicants' social media, according to US officials.

Kochs pledge millions to GOPers in 2018, but there's a catch

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:48
In a last-minute effort to sink the Republican health care bill, a powerful network of conservative donors said Wednesday it would create a new fund for Republican 2018 reelection races -- but they'll only open it up to GOPers who vote against the bill.

Ivanka's White House job raises ethics questions

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:23
The White House says Ivanka Trump will comply with ethics restrictions -- even though they don't formally apply to her -- now that she's getting a West Wing office.

How to keep kids occupied on flights, despite electronics ban

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:45
A new ban on most electronic devices in the cabins of certain flights to the US and UK from Middle Eastern countries is causing confusion and frustration among passengers -- many of whom are parents of restless children.

Ford says profit will fall 50%

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:39
Ford Motor said its profit will fall by about 50% in the current quarter, due to weakness in the auto industry that's already been reported by rivals such as General Motors.

Day pulls out of WGC to be with stricken mother

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:04
A tearful Jason Day has withdrawn from the World Golf Championships Match Play to be with his stricken mother Dening who has lung cancer.

US officials: Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 13:24
The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign, US officials told CNN.