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  • Craft sake is the latest trend that’s brewing in US

    KITTERY, Maine (AP) — First came boutique wineries. Then microbreweries and craft distilleries. Now Japanese sake aficionados are hoping to transform the so-called “rice wine” into the next artisan alcohol-of-the-moment in the U.S. Dan Ford,…

  • Lawmakers seek probe of ex-head of chemical safety board

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House members are seeking a Justice Department investigation of the former head of the federal board that investigates chemical accidents, saying they believe he made multiple false statements while testifying before…

  • Kansas governor’s order shields clergy on same-sex marriage

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ governor told state government agencies Tuesday that they can’t punish ministers or religious groups for opposing same-sex marriage, and critics said he is sanctioning discrimination even as the state extends…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ Greece gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse BRUSSELS (AP) — Frustrated and angered eurozone leaders gave Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a last-minute chance on Tuesday to finally come up with…

  • Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May

    The world’s largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba. Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans to offer trips from Miami to the Caribbean island nation, the company announced Tuesday. Carnival says it would become…

  • Hacker attacks gambling websites, demands Bitcoin ransom

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A hacker shut down four New Jersey Internet gambling sites for half an hour last week and threatened more cyberattacks over the holiday weekend unless a ransom was paid using…

  • Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May

    The world’s largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba. Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans to offer trips from Miami to the Caribbean island nation, the company announced Tuesday. Carnival says it would become…

  • General Mills plans major move toward cage-free eggs

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Food maker General Mills announced a major move toward cage-free eggs Tuesday as part of an updated animal welfare policy that now extends throughout its global supply chain. The Golden Valley-based company…

  • SurveyMonkey names CEO to replace David Goldberg

    PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — SurveyMonkey has named a Hewlett-Packard Co. executive to take over for CEO David Goldberg, who died in May while vacationing in Mexico. Goldberg was married to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.…

  • Facebook: How to Find Out Who Unfriended You

    (NEW YORK) — First comes the sting of being unfriended on Facebook and then the curiosity of who did it. Or perhaps you look up an old friend only to find they’re no longer one…

  • Twitter Wants to Celebrate Your Birthday

    (NEW YORK) — Twitter wants to celebrate your birthday — if you’re so inclined to let the world know it’s your big day. A new option unveiled this week allows a user to share their…

  • German Hotel Will Block Wi-Fi for $1,200 Per Night

    (NEW YORK) — Travelers who struggle to disconnect from their devices don’t just have to trek off the grid to escape technology. One luxurious German hotel now offers to make Wi-Fi inaccessible as part of…

  • Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May

    The world’s largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba. Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans to offer trips from Miami to the Caribbean island nation, the company announced Tuesday. Carnival says it would become…

  • How Your Retirement Account Balance Compares to Your Peers

    Your age often dictates your retirement saving priorities. In your 20s and 30s, you need to get some money into a retirement account so that it can start growing on your behalf. Once you have…

  • 6 Lifestyle Changes That Will Save You Money

    If you slept in a bed last night, ate a meal today, wear clothing or drive a car, you probably agree that daily life can be expensive. The number of things you have to pay…