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Transit Riders, Drivers Brace for Influx of Amazon Employees

Whitaker Abandoned Taxpayer-Funded Project in Iowa in 2016

By Cathy Bussewitz |
Commuters beware: New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Ama...

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Why A Salmonella Outbreak Shouldn't Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Why A Salmonella Outbreak Shouldn't Ruin Your Thanksgiving

By Candice Choi | Nov 18
There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey, according to health officials who've been monitoring the year-old outbreak.

Painting Found in Romania Studied As Possibly Stolen Picasso

Painting Found in Romania Studied As Possibly Stolen Picasso

Nov 18
Romanian prosecutors are investigating if a painting by Pablo Picasso that was snatched from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago has turned up in Romania.

Beloved Toy Store FAO Schwarz Makes Its Comeback

Beloved Toy Store FAO Schwarz Makes Its Comeback

Nov 18
A new FAO opened Friday in Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, about 10 blocks from its former home near Central Park.

NRA Sues to Block New Washington Gun Control Measure

NRA Sues to Block New Washington Gun Control Measure

By Gene Johnson | Nov 18
Gun rights groups including the National Rifle Association on Thursday sued to block a new, voter-approved gun control measure from taking effect in Washington state.

Having 'The Talk' About College Costs with Your Teen

Having 'The Talk' About College Costs with Your Teen

By Kevin Voigt | Nov 18
Sometime after telling your kids about "the birds and the bees," but before you hand over the family car keys, financial advisers recommend having the talk with your teen about who is paying for college.

Papua New Guinea's Betel High Defies Control, Convention

Papua New Guinea's Betel High Defies Control, Convention

By Stephen Wright and Jim Gomez | Nov 18
Chewing betel nut has deep cultural roots in Papua New Guinea's tribal societies but in the capital has morphed into addiction and lucrative business. Medical experts says prolonged use causes oral cancer.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Puts Fighting Words in Macron's Mouth

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Puts Fighting Words in Macron's Mouth

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Nov 18
President Donald Trump put fighting words in his French counterpart's mouth this past week and assailed the special counsel's Russia investigation with a familiar and false characterization of the man leading it.

After Midterms Success, Democrats Develop 2020 Strategies

After Midterms Success, Democrats Develop 2020 Strategies

By Juana Summers | Nov 18
Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala Harris offered guidance on when Democrats should fight President Donald Trump and Republicans.

Disney Details New 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' Attractions

Disney Details New 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' Attractions

Nov 18
"Star Wars" fans will soon be able to pilot the Millennium Falcon and face off against Kylo Ren in battle.

Walmart Flexes Its Muscle Against Amazon

Walmart Flexes Its Muscle Against Amazon

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 17
Like other retailers, Walmart is benefiting from a strong job market and rising consumer confidence. But retailers are also benefiting from the misfortunes of others.

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