Primary odd couple pushes to unite Democratic party

It seemed like a surprising party of two.

Report: It's harder to know who's paying for political ads

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For Trump and Brexit voters, echoes of the same frustrations

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At the heart of the campaign that led Britain to vote to leave the European Union was a desire to regain independence lost amid a globalized world. It's the same kind of feeling that Donald Trump rode to become the presumptive Republican nominee in the U.S., where he campaigns to put "America first" and "make America great again."
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June 23
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Shoe company claims Ivanka Trump knocked off its design

Ivanka Trump is being sued by an Italian shoe company that claims the fashion line carrying her name is selling a knockoff of one of its designs.
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June 23

House upholds Obama 'fiduciary rule' on retirement savings

President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the House have blocked a GOP attempt to derail new administration rules that require financial professionals to put their clients' best interest first when giving advice on retirement investments like individual retirement accounts.
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June 22

Reasons why Elizabeth Warren is unlikely to be VP choice

Hillary Clinton has officially started her search for a running mate, and no potential candidate has evoked more speculation, and, depending on who is asked,…
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June 19
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In Clinton's search for a running mate, chemistry counts

Good relationship could help build enthusiasm.
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June 15
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Leaving rates alone, Fed sees ultra-slow pace of hikes ahead

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it foresees an exceedingly slow pace of interest rate hikes ahead — and is in no hurry to resume them.
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June 15

Spiraling drug costs prompt call for major Medicare changes

Calling the rising cost of drugs "unsustainable," congressional advisers on Wednesday recommended major changes to Medicare's popular outpatient prescription program, now 10 years old.
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June 15

Trump's foreign policy plans at odds with decades of U.S. diplomacy

Candidate would accept visit from Kim Jong Un.
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June 14

Court upholds net neutrality rules on equal internet access

In a big win for the Obama administration, a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally.
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June 13

Airlines race to Cuba, overcoming major hurdles

Galo Beltran stands on the tarmac testing a hand-held baggage scanner. Each time a barcode is successfully read, he smiles.
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June 11

Battle over Russian rocket engines could affect NASA

WASHINGTON – A fight over the use of Russian rocket engines to launch U.S. military satellites has ignited a lobbying battle in Congress among…
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June 9

There are more white voters than people think – and that's good for Trump

One of the biggest reasons Donald Trump is considered to be a long shot to win the presidency is the diversity of the country. As…
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June 9

EPA's plan to boost ethanol use in gasoline gets hearing

The Obama administration's proposal to boost the amount of ethanol and other renewable fuels blended into gasoline produced at least one consensus Thursday during the matter's only public hearing: Few, if anyone, is entirely satisfied by the plan.
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June 9

Investigator: FDA still taking months to recall tainted food

Federal health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for three months after advanced DNA testing confirmed salmonella contamination, government investigators reported Thursday.
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June 9

Fliers rush to join TSA's PreCheck, only to wait months for approval

A growing number of travelers are signing up for the government's expedited airport screening programs, only to face another wait.
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June 8

Will Trump's playbook hold up in the general election?

Analysis: The success of his approach may be limited in the general election.
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June 8

Now that Clinton is in, next task for Democrats is unity

As a bruising primary season winds down, Democrats worked on Wednesday to unite the party after Hillary Clinton's commanding victories over Sen. Bernie Sanders, who…
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June 7

How to do a background check on financial advisers

Shopping for a financial adviser? Make sure to do a background check first.
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June 3

Muslims say Trump's rhetoric has spurred new activism

Harsh words "forcing us to politically organize."
June 3

Portrait of US economy looks cloudier after poor jobs report

An unexpectedly bleak May jobs report has suddenly muddied the outlook for the U.S. economy.
June 1

Poll: A third of people have done no long-term care planning

Demand for long-term care is expected to increase as the nation ages, but the majority of Americans 40 and older lack confidence in their ability to pay for it.