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Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Officially…

The plant's owner announced it would close after trying and failing to receive subsidies from Pennsylvania's government.

The Latest: Tunisia promises Thomas Cook…

Tunisia's government is offering assurances that Thomas Cook clients won't be prevented from leaving the country, following British media reports that vacationers were blocked at a hotel because of a payment dispute

Purdue Pharma Asks Judge To Halt Opioid Lawsuits…

The OxyContin producer asked the judge to pause more than 2,600 lawsuits against the company and its owner, the Sackler family.

The story behind Biden's son, Ukraine and Trump's…

The story behind the work Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine and President Donald Trump's calls for an investigation

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Global postal union meets amid Trump threat to…

The effects of President Donald Trump's standoff with China could soon be coming to a post office near you, and higher shipping rates for some packages are the likely outcome

Dutch reinforce major dike as seas rise, climate changes

With climate change bringing bigger storms and rising water levels, one of the low-lying Netherlands' key defenses against the sea is getting a major makeover

Johnson says he'll tell Trump: Hands off UK…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he'll tell President Donald Trump that the U.K.'s state-funded health service will be off the table in any future trade negotiations, and that the U.S. will have to open its markets to British goods

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's twisted reality on guns, environment

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is twisting reality on gun control and the environment, blaming Democrats for a delay in gun legislation that he's causing and dismissing the stalled US progress in air quality

In UN building, Trump sees a real estate deal…

In UN building, Trump sees a real estate deal that got away

Reports: Some WeWork directors seek to remove CEO

Some members of the WeWork board plan to push WeWork CEO Adam Neumann to give up his position, according to media reports

United Auto Workers strike against GM may be…

A strike against General Motors by 49,000 auto workers appeared to be headed for its eighth day

Honest Co.'s CFO shares lessons learned and his vision ahead

Honest Company CFO Muhammad Shahzad shares lesson learned and a vision for growth

EU's Juncker: Irish border controls needed in…

Jean-Claude Juncker, chief of the European Union's executive arm, says border controls will be placed on the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal

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Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder…

Barron Hilton, a hotel magnate who expanded his father's chain and became a founding owner in the American Football League, has died

UK government urged to help save Thomas Cook…

The British government is being urged to step in and prevent Thomas Cook, one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies, from going bust

GM electric car push could mean fewer and lower…

General Motors' transition from gas-powered vehicles to an all-electric future is becoming an issue in contract talks aimed at ending a six-day-old strike by union workers that has paralyzed the company's factories

Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual…

The New England Patriots have released receiver Antonio Brown after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct

Facebook suspends thousands of apps but user…

Facebook says it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of its investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Trump says he doesn't need China trade deal…

President Donald Trump says he doesn't feel he needs to secure an agreement before next year's election

Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping…

Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores in the wake of string of deaths related to vaping

Goodbye, Three Mile Island: Remaining reactor…

The money-losing Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident, has been shut down by its energy giant owner

Fresh US-China trade worries erase early gains…

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Friday after reports that a Chinese delegation cut short a visit to the U.S. fueled speculation that upcoming talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between Washington and Beijing are in trouble

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23 states sue Trump to keep California's auto…

Twenty-three states have sued to stop the Trump administration from revoking California's authority to set emission standards for cars and trucks

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks finished lower on Wall Street Friday amid new concerns about the progress of trade talks between the U.S. and China