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The Latest: Jury in meningitis trial to deliberate Monday

BOSTON — The Latest on the case of a pharmacist charged in a deadly meningitis outbreak (all times local): ...
Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation’s tax system

WASHINGTON — Divided Republicans in Congress are tackling an ambitious overhaul of the nation's tax system that would deeply cut levies for corporations and...
Arctic refuge drilling closer as Senate moves to open site

WASHINGTON — Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one step closer to oil and gas drilling. ...
Budget deficit hits $666B, an $80B spike for the year

WASHINGTON — The federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed fiscal year, a spike that comes as Republicans are moving to...
Hawaii boat crash spurs new concerns about foreign fishermen

HONOLULU — A boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry has raised new questions...
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WASHINGTON — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with a group of senators from corn-growing...
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they...
KFC Twitter follows 11 Herbs and Spices, intrigues internet

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Twitter user has earned kudos online for discovering a subtle message on KFC's account. ...
G7 backs internet industry effort to detect, blunt extremism

ISCHIA, Italy — The Group of Seven industrialized nations threw their support behind a new technology industry alliance aimed at detecting and blunting online...
Hurricane Irma cost Florida 127K jobs, but most will return

WASHINGTON — Employers cut jobs in six U.S. states last month, particularly in hurricane-hit Florida, while hiring increased in five and was mostly unchanged...

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