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LAS VEGAS (AP) — ___ Mnuchin says Fed independence is important globally WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says that the Federal Reserve's indepen...

Microsoft overhauls how it investigates office misbehavior

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft is revamping its practices for investigating workplace allegations after a group of women shared stories of discrimination and sexual harassment. CEO ...

Federal report finds 'pervasive' harassment at AccuWeather

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal investigation into a company run by one of President Donald Trump's nominees to head a prominent federal agency found a "severe and pervasive" culture of sexual harassment....

Texas paper's suit over ex-congressman's hiring dismissed

POINT COMFORT, Texas (AP) — A Texas court has dismissed a local newspaper's lawsuit claiming a state port authority broke a public meetings law when it hired a former congressman who left the House of...

McConnell won't say if Senate would back Herman Cain for Fed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to say Thursday whether he thinks his chamber would confirm Herman Cain to join the Federal Reserve board, casting doubt on the former...

Uber reveals strong growth, huge losses ahead of IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is providing a look under the hood of its business in the lead-up to its hotly anticipated debut on the stock market, revealing strong growth but an ongoing struggle to overc...

McConnell won't say if Senate would back Herman Cain for Fed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to say Thursday whether he thinks his chamber would confirm Herman Cain to join the Federal Reserve board, casting doubt on the former...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 11, the 101st day of 2019. There are 264 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 1...

Gillibrand aims for 2020 breakthrough moment in town hall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over four months, Kirsten Gillibrand has campaigned for the White House across eight states, pushed her rivals to release their tax returns and delivered a major speech outside a Tru...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 6, the 96th day of 2019. There are 269 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 6, ...

Biden faces campaign-style scrutiny - before any campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — In countless conversations over the past year, former Vice President Joe Biden, his advisers and his broad network of friends and family have openly discussed the vulnerabilities he ...

Business Highlights

___ IPWhoa: What to know before joining this year's IPO parade NEW YORK (AP) — A parade of well-known technology companies will make their stocks available to every...

The Latest: Trump says Herman Cain 'the man' for Fed board

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump nominating Herman Cain for a seat on the Federal Reserve (all times local): 5 p.m. President Donald Trump say...

Reports: Trump considering picking Herman Cain for Fed board

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering nominating Herman Cain, a political ally and former presidential candidate, for a seat on the Federal Reserve board, according to news reports. ...

'He hugs everybody': Women divided over defense of Biden

NEW YORK (AP) — It's simply a "human touch." He's a "warm, affectionate person." ''He hugs everybody." In the days since allegations surfaced of uninvited touching on the part of Joe...