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  • Fed survey finds US economy growing at moderate pace

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy was growing at a moderate pace through mid-February despite severe winter storms that had disrupted activity in some regions, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday. The Fed said that six…

  • NYC subway sign campaign takes stand against rudeness

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s case for some of the world’s most boorish behavior is made every day in its subways: There’s the woman casually clipping her fingernails, the man slurping an especially…

  • Uber heads in new mapping direction with deCarta acquisition

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services from Google and Apple, an imposing…

  • Mormon church backs Utah LGBT anti-discrimination bill

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers introduced a landmark anti-discrimination bill Wednesday that protects LGBT individuals while also carving out protections for the Boy Scouts of America and religious groups. The proposal unveiled in…

  • ESPN returns to NHL after awarded 2016 World Cup TV rights

    Professional pucks will be back on ESPN. The cable TV giant regained a foothold with the NHL on Wednesday when it was awarded the U.S. rights to broadcast the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. The…

  • Venture capitalist says he tried to prevent firing of woman

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A prominent senior partner at a Silicon Valley venture capital firm testified Wednesday that he was a loyal supporter of a woman who is now suing the company for sex discrimination.…

  • DiCaprio partners with Netflix for series of documentaries

    NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio is partnering with Netflix for a series of documentaries he will produce for the streaming service. Netflix announced Wednesday that DiCaprio and his production company, Appian Way, have signed…

  • Report: College sports show dip in gender, racial hiring

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A diversity report released Wednesday on college sports has issued its lowest grade for racial and gender hiring practices in its nearly two-decade history. The report card from The Institute for…

  • FDA approves Bristol-Myers drug for lung cancer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday expanded approval of an innovative Bristol-Myers Squibb drug to treat the most common form of lung cancer. Regulators cleared Opdivo for patients with advanced squamous…

  • Judge OKs $415M settlement in tech workers’ lawsuit

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has tentatively approved a $415 million settlement in a major class action lawsuit by Silicon Valley workers who accused Apple Inc., Google Inc. and other tech companies of…

  • US stock indexes sink as market heads for a second loss

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks sank Wednesday, pulling indexes further below record highs. The drop was modest but broad: nine of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost ground. KEEPING…

  • Winter weather wrath? Pooches’ paws feel the pain, too

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — People aren’t the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold, record-busting snow and ice-slick sidewalks. Pooches’ paws feel the pain, too. While millions of residents from the…

  • Fact sheet: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe

    2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0 RWD Performance BASE PRICE: $37,995 for base RWD; $40,445 for base AWD; $41,920 for RWD Luxury; $44,935 for RWD Performance. PRICE AS TESTED: $48,255. TYPE: Front engine, rear-wheel drive, four-passenger,…

  • Cadillac enters compact sport coupe segment

    Cadillac’s first compact two door, the 2015 ATS Coupe, is a stylish, rear- and all-wheel drive performer with nimble handling, standard rearview camera and a starting retail price that’s less than $39,000. Buyers of the…

  • Senate votes to kill a labor board rule that unions backed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate Wednesday voted to kill a National Labor Relations Board rule reducing the time between a union’s request for representation and a vote by workers on it. The 53-46 vote…