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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: 21,000 Thomas Cook tourists stranded…

Turkey's tourism ministry says there are more than 21,000 Thomas Cook UK customers currently staying in Turkish hotels

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

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

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UAW strike puts Trump, GOP in political bind in…

President Donald Trump and other GOP officials have largely avoided taking sides in the GM strike that threatens to upend the economy in election battleground Michigan

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

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

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

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

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

Gulf Coast seafood biz slammed by freshwater from…

Freshwater flooding has killed oysters in three states and cost Mississippi half of its blue crabs

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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

Microsoft: Free Windows 7 security updates for 2020 election

Microsoft will offer free security updates for users of soon-to-be outdated Windows 7 software through the 2020 election in the U.S. _ and in other interested democratic countries with national elections next year

Fed announces plans to provide more support for…

Federal Reserve announces it will supplying infusions of cash into repo market in coming weeks

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NBA teams approve stiffer penalties for tampering

NBA's board of governors unanimously approves proposal for tougher tampering penalties

House intel chief says Facebook working on…

The head of the House Intelligence Committee says he believes Facebook is keenly aware of the threat from technologies that could help foreign actors disrupt next year's elections and is working on solutions.

Nurses, auto strikes may be signs of awakening US…

Registered nurses staged a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona on Friday, demanding better working conditions and higher wages