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California lawmakers consider dumping health insurers

California lawmakers are considering an audacious proposal that would substantially remake the state's health care system....

Leading GOP moderate opposes plan to move House health bill

Leading House conservatives are saying good things about a plan to revive the GOP health care bill....

Asian stocks climb on hopes for US tax cuts, budget deal

Asian stocks are trading higher after hopes for tax cuts by U.S. President Donald Trump drove record-breaking gains overnight on Wall Street....

Some high plains farmers struggling after fires, drought

Deep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive...

Wells Fargo board survives angry vote

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Wells Fargo's top management faced a series of protesters and apologized to investors Tuesday, but board members kept their jobs - albeit barely in some...

Bigger profits giving boost to stock prices, too

NEW YORK - Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices. More big businesses joined the earnings parade Tuesday, saying their profits were even larger in the...

Artificial womb that helps lambs to grow gives hope for premature babies

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so...

Why Amazon’s use of self-driving technology would be a game changer

Amazon is the nation’s largest online retailer, and its decisions not only turn heads but influence the entire retail and shipping industries, analysts say. That means any foray...

The FCC is about to unveil its net neutrality roll-back plan

Pai is expected to outline his proposal in an afternoon speech at the Newseum, and formally could deliver the plan to his fellow commissioners later this week....

Wells Fargo shareholders vote to keep board members, but barely in some cases

Wells Fargo’s top management faced a series of protesters and apologized to investors Tuesday, but board members kept their jobs — albeit barely in some cases — at the first big...

Bal Harbour Shops wins first approval for $400M expansion plan

The upscale shopping center received a long-sought approval over objections from one of its largest tenants, Saks Fifth Avenue....

FaceApp transforms selfies via neural network

The app, which debuted in February for iOS and Android, can show what a person might look like years from now, as a child or even as the opposite gender....

Japan minister resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami

Japan's disaster reconstruction minister has resigned over his remark that "it was good" that the March 2011 quake and tsunami had hit northern Japan instead of areas closer to...

Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

Internet companies are readying for a showdown with telecoms and a Republican-controlled government......

Lawsuit filed against Fox alleges racial discrimination

An expanded lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination “that appears more akin to Plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment.”...

Cuba weathers storm in Venezuela but future looks uncertain

So far Cuba is weathering the storm of political unrest rocking Venezuela, which is the island's greatest ally and source of highly subsidized oil, but Cubans are nervously...

Detroit’s first blow dry bars to open downtown

Detroit Blows and Blo Blow Dry Bar debut this summer, offering a hair service downtown workers and residents have been waiting for in the city....

China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

China launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own on Wednesday, in a demonstration......

Red hot real estate market leads to property tax spikes around metro Denver

Property valuations will jump by up to 40 percent, hitting lower-priced homes hardest....