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Government shutdown poses increasing risk to…

As shutdown drags on, government closure poses increasing risk to wider US economy

Q&A: How new law, gov't shutdown can impact tax…

What you need to know about the start of tax season amid federal shutdown and new tax law

2 men expected to plead guilty in Minnesota…

Two of three militia members accused of bombing a Minnesota mosque and attempting to bomb an Illinois women's clinic are expected to enter guilty pleas

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Australia urges China to treat detained writer fairly

Australia's foreign minister has urged China to treat a Chinese-Australian writer fairly and says there is no evidence that his detention is part of a backlash against Canada's arrest of a top Chinese telecommunications executive

What is no-deal Brexit?

There's still no certainty over an agreement for the UK's departure from the EU.

All the Things People Wish They'd Learned in…

So you know how kids often complain about math class, wondering how the quadratic equation will have any use in their adult lives?

Earnings lift Wall Street

Wall Street ended slightly higher on Wednesday after a spate of upbeat earnings reports, but lingering concerns about trade tensions and the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history limited the advance. Fred Katayama reports.

Chefs and truck drivers beware: AI is coming for…

Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of today's work

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LA teachers union, school district team to seek…

Los Angeles teachers returned to work after contentious negotiations ended with a new contract and a commitment by the union and the district to work together to get more state money for schools

Police: Former prison guard trainee kills 5 in…

Police are expected to give additional details about a shooting at a Florida bank that left five dead and a former prison guard trainee arrested

Packard pedestrian bridge collapses onto Detroit…

A pedestrian bridge that once was part of a Packard auto assembly plant has collapsed, leaving a pile of rubble on a Detroit boulevard

Renault board meeting to replace boss Ghosn…

Renault board plans meeting to replace boss Ghosn, jailed in Japan

Do you know what you 'should' be eating?

A nine-year analysis of the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey shows mixed results.

NFL Fans Really, Really Care About Their Teams

According to a Ticketmaster “OfficialFan” survey, 84% of those polled would drop everything they’re doing to watch a sporting game live.

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Momentum gathers for plan to take "no deal…

The British opposition Labour Party says it is "highly likely" it will throw its parliamentary weight behind a plan to prevent a no deal Brexit, the scenario business leaders warn could cause catastrophic job losses and chaos at UK ports. David Doyle reports.

Votes on Senate bills seen as progress even if…

Senate votes on competing bills to end shutdown seen as progress even if they fail as expected