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Rolls of finished steel at a facility in Granite City, Ill. Photo via AP.

Trade war’s wounded: Companies improvise to dodge cost hikes

In Rochester, New York, a maker of furnaces for semiconductor and solar companies is moving its research and development to China to dodge President...
In this Sept. 5, 2018 file photo, Tim Hitchens, of Gulfprort, Miss., pulls in a fish while fishing from a pier in the Gulf of Mexico, the morning after Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall nearby, in Biloxi, Miss. The rules that govern recreational marine fishing in the U.S. will get an overhaul due to a new law passed by in December. Photo via AP/Gerald Herbert.

Recreational fishing rules to be overhauled under new law

The rules that govern recreational marine fishing in the U.S. will get an overhaul due to a new law passed by Congress, and the...
President Donald Trump attends a roundtable discussion on border security with local leaders, Friday Jan. 11, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Photo via AP/Jacquelyn Martin.

Trump says he has ‘no idea’ if deal can be made with Pelosi

As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books, members of Congress had left town, no negotiations were scheduled and President Donald Trump...

Regulation would force tech companies offer “do not track” option

A U.S. senator is calling for strict new rules to limit Silicon Valley's use of your personal data with the Consumer Data Protection Act,...

Winter storm snarls Midwest roads, claims at least 7 lives

A massive winter storm sweeping across several Midwest states has snarled traffic in several states, left at least seven people dead and thousands more...

Government shutdown becomes the longest in U.S. history

The partial government shutdown set a record overnight as the longest federal closure in U.S. history. The previous record for the longest shutdown occurred during...

McCarrick accuser cooperates with NYC prosecutors on abuse

The key accuser in the sex abuse case against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has met with New York City prosecutors, evidence that the scandal that...

Julián Castro announces he is running for president in 2020

Julián Castro, who served as Housing and Urban Development secretary under former President Obama, announced Saturday he is running for president in 2020. "I'm running...

Technology brings images of Holocaust survivors to life

Max Glauben was 17 and had already lost his mother, father and brother at the hands of the Nazis when U.S. troops rescued him...

Barron County Sheriff says Wisconsin teen reunited with aunt

The Latest on a Wisconsin teenager who was found alive three months after disappearing following her parents’ deaths (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Authorities say a...

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