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US strikes hit Iraq militia blamed in contractor's death

Dec 29, 2019

The U.S. says it has carried out military strikes in Iraq and Syria targeting a militia blamed for an attack that killed an American contractor

Innovative fashion designers lead the way on sustainability

Dec 27, 2019

A buy-and-toss mentality persists in fashion, but more consumers and people in the industry are scrutinizing how the production of goods impacts the environment

Average MLB salary drops for 2nd straight year

Dec 20, 2019

The average salary in Major League Baseball has dropped in consecutive years for the first time since the players' association started keeping records in 1967

France fines Google $166 million for abusing ad dominance

Dec 20, 2019

France’s competition authority has fined Google 150 million euros ($166 million) for “abusing its dominant position” in the online ad market

Virginia to boost passenger rail service to DC

Dec 19, 2019

Virginia is planning a $3.7 billion effort to boost passenger rail service between the state and Washington, D

House passes $1.4T government spending bill amid impeachment

Dec 18, 2019

The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1.4 trillion government spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence

PG&E, California governor face off in bankruptcy dispute

Dec 16, 2019

Pacific Gas & Electric will have to quickly overhaul a complex plan to address more than $50 billion in wildfire claims to get California Gov. Gavin Newsom's support

Stocks rise on Wall Street as rally stretches to fourth day

Dec 16, 2019

US stocks are rallying Monday, rising along with European and several Asian markets after China reported surprisingly strong signs of life

Tennessee Valley Authority addresses coal ash leaks

Dec 11, 2019

The Tennessee Valley Authority has acknowledged leaks at one of its coal ash dump complexes

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