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  • Walker spokeswoman blasts Clinton over emails

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Likely presidential candidate Scott Walker’s spokeswoman blasted Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday for using a personal email account during the four years she was secretary of state — even though the…

  • Hillary Clinton email trove under review for release

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will review a huge cache of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails for possible release after revelations she conducted official business as secretary of state in the shadows of a private account.…

  • Silicon Valley gender bias suit puts spotlight on industry

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A sex discrimination trial against one of Silicon Valley’s most prestigious venture capital firms is providing a rare peek into the elite investment companies vying to fund the next Google and…

  • Google providing car insurance quotes in latest expansion

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is helping California drivers shop for car insurance as part of a new service that could foreshadow the Internet company’s latest attempt to shake up a long-established industry. The feature…

  • Eastern Oregon dig uncovers ancient stone tool

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of…

  • Can Clinton live up to pledge to learn from 2008 mistakes?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says that if she pursues the presidency again, it will be different this time around. But revelations that she sidestepped the government email system as secretary of state suggest…

  • Bubbles from glacier ice turn up the noise in Alaska fjords

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean. But the…

  • Scientists outline research wish list for nuclear energy

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Engineers and researchers from national laboratories and universities around the country said Thursday that the United States needs to develop a proving ground where the latest innovations in nuclear energy can…

  • Mysterious dwarf planet Ceres gets ready for the spotlight

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mysterious dwarf planet Ceres is ready for its close-up. Located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, Ceres is the largest unexplored space rock in the inner solar system.…

  • Mandarin Oriental says hotels in US, Europe hacked

    NEW YORK (AP) — High-end hotel chain Mandarin Oriental said Thursday that the credit card systems at some of its hotels in the U.S. and Europe were hacked. The company, however, did not specify which…

  • Can Etsy keep its folksy brand and make shareholders money?

    NEW YORK (AP) — If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money.…

  • Review: The jumbled machinery of ‘Chappie’ never clicks

    Neill Blomkamp’s “Chappie” is a curious Frankenstein. It’s set in a near-future Johannesburg policed by robots, but it’s not about law enforcement or social order. It focuses on the first creation of a sentient artificial…

  • Maker of device in ‘superbug’ outbreak lacked FDA clearance

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The manufacturer of a medical instrument at the center of a recent “superbug” outbreak in Los Angeles did not receive federal clearance to sell an updated version the device, according to officials…

  • Months of review could be ahead for Clinton emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It could take months for the government to review Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails from her time as secretary of state, to see which ones can be released. The State Department announced the…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks slightly higher after two-day slump NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slightly higher in midday trading on Wall Street, led by gains by utilities and financial companies. Pharmacyclics, a pharmaceutical company that…