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  • Report: Troops face hassles with student loans, despite law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A government regulator says military personnel are still being hassled over their student loans despite the federal laws and programs put in place to protect them, and officials worry it could signal…

  • Netflix sets release dates for slate of original films

    NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix’s upcoming slate of original films will begin rolling out with Cary Fukunaga’s “Beasts of No Nation” in October and Adam Sandler’s “The Ridiculous Six” in December. The streaming network announced…

  • Freeport-McMoran, Pinnacle are big market movers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), down 59 cents to $17.25 The mineral assets…

  • The Latest: Renzi: Greece has until Sunday to make proposals

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local): ___ 10:35 p.m. Eurozone leaders have given Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras until Sunday to come up with a full proposal…

  • Senate GOP balks at Cuba embassy restrictions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fellow Republicans have stopped GOP presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham from using an annual foreign aid funding bill to block work on a U.S. Embassy in Cuba. The Cuban and U.S. governments…

  • Clinton says Puerto Rican economy deserves ‘fair shot’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday said Congress and the Obama administration should help Puerto Rico restructure its debts under a Chapter 9 bankruptcy, saying the island commonwealth needs partners to “get on…

  • Hull damage forces Shell Arctic support ship back to dock

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An icebreaker carrying a key piece of equipment for Arctic drilling planned by Royal Dutch Shell off the northern coast of Alaska was forced to return to dock after a hole…

  • Fair housing group sues New York, alleging discrimination

    NEW YORK (AP) — A group advocating for fair housing practices has sued New York City, saying it promotes segregation by favoring whites for affordable housing in Manhattan neighborhoods that are predominantly white. The Anti-Discrimination…

  • US stocks end higher as Greece debt talks proceed

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are moving higher as investors wait to see what happens at a summit meeting of European leaders to discuss Greece’s strained finances. The gains Tuesday were led by utilities…

  • The battle for control of the growing breast milk industry

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150…

  • SpaceX close to figuring out rocket failure during launch

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX still is trying to figure out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but is getting close to an answer, the company’s chief executive…

  • Crude falls

    Crude oil futures prices ended lower on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade fell 20 cents — closing at $52.33 a barrel.

  • Dollar mixed

    The U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading. It’s worth 1.27 Canadian dollars, unchanged from late Monday. And the dollar is trading at 15.79 Mexican pesos, up from late…

  • California right-to-die bill stalls with Catholics opposed

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a blow to the right-to-die movement, California lawmakers on Tuesday dropped one of the most promising legislative efforts in the U.S. to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their…

  • Lack of new Greek proposals leaves eurozone leaders on edge

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Eurozone leaders met the beaming smile of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with anger and frustration Tuesday when it became clear the Greek leader came to their summit without a fresh written proposal…