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  • What you need to know about northeastern US snowstorm

    The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring up to 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine. Here’s what residents of the…

  • Employers: agreement on key issue in port labor dispute

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — West Coast dockworkers and their employers have resolved a key dispute in new contract talks. A spokesman for the Pacific Maritime Association, which represents operators of port terminals, says companies and…

  • New Mexico appeals court hears assisted suicide case

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Do terminally ill patients in New Mexico already have a right to end their lives? That’s what the New Mexico Court of Appeals is set to decide after hearing arguments…

  • 5 things about Obama’s move to protect refuge from drilling

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama waded into a decades-long fight over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge over the weekend, announcing that his administration would pursue a wilderness designation for 12.28 million acres,…

  • Rams notify St. Louis they’ll go year-to-year on dome lease

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Rams took the first step toward lame-duck status in St. Louis and a possible move back to the West Coast, notifying the city’s Convention and Visitors Commission on Monday that…

  • 2 small planes run out of fuel, crash-land off Hawaii

    Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, with one nose-diving before leveling out and drifting down to the water beneath a massive parachute. The five people aboard…

  • Stocks eke out small gains after drifting most of the day

    U.S. stocks eked out tiny gains on Monday after spending much of the day drifting sideways. Major stock indexes barely budged early as investors took in stride the election of a Greek political party that…

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

    Major U.S. stock indexes notched small gains on Monday, with six of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index closing higher. Investors considered the latest batch of corporate earnings, mergers, and the…

  • US announces charges in New York Russian spy ring case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three Russian citizens were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed information concealed in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people…

  • Union says California Kaiser nurses reach contract agreement

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kaiser Permanente nurses in California approved a new contract that boosts pay and improves patient care along with health and safety protections for nurses, a union official said Monday. Registered nurses…

  • Spokesman: Iowa governor to be hospitalized overnight

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will be hospitalized overnight after he fell ill at an event. Spokesman Jimmy Centers said Monday afternoon that Branstad had been admitted to Iowa Methodist Medical…

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government’s fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit Jan 23 18,046,280 Statutory debt…

  • As storm rushes in, airlines cancel while salt sellers gain

    Businesses large and small are feeling the effects of a huge snowstorm sweeping into the Northeast Monday. For some, wintry weather is derailing activity: Airlines canceled thousands of flights. Car dealers expect to lose a…

  • IBM “flatly denies” report of mass layoffs

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Calling it “ridiculous” and “baseless,” IBM on Monday dismissed a report that said the technology giant plans to lay off 1 in 4 of its workers, or 100,000 people. The company…

  • The latest on the Northeast snowstorm

    5 P.M. EST Broadway theaters are shuttering as the snowstorm begins to blast Times Square. All performances will be closed on Monday, a traditionally quiet night with few shows available, and no decision about Tuesday…