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NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

In this undated image provided by NASA, astronaut Randy Bresnik prepares to enter The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft for a fit check evaluation at the company's Houston Product Support Center. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, NASA will announce which one or two private companies wins the rig…

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NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

In this May 29, 2014 photo, Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, introduces the SpaceX Dragon V2 spaceship at the SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, NASA will announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts to the Internationa…

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NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2013 photo made available by NASA, the Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser spacecraft is carried by a helicopter during a test in Sparks, Nev. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, NASA will announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts…

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NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. | NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.

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Big cities take aim at prescription painkillers

WASHINGTON | Some of the nation's largest cities are ratcheting up their criticism of prescription painkillers, blaming the industry for a wave of addiction and overdoses that have ravaged their communities and busted local budgets.

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AP Interview: Durbin denies 'bullying' businesses

AP Interview: Durbin denies 'bullying' businesses

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., answers questions during an interview with The Associated Press in Chicago. Durbin is running for re-election against Illinois State Sen. Jim Oberweis R-Sugar Grove, Ill., in the November general election. 

September 15, 2014 2:02 pm
Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike

Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike

In this Aug. 21 photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen arrives for a dinner during the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo. Yellen will be pressed to clarify the Fed's intentions after the Fed issues its policy st…

September 15, 2014 12:27 pm
Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

This satellite image provided by NOAA shows category four Hurricane Odile taken at 5:45 a.m. EDT Sunday Sept. 14, 2014. The rapidly strengthening Hurricane Odile intensified Saturday night and appeared headed for a possible close brush with the southern end of Mexico's Baja California penins…

September 15, 2014 12:14 pm
Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5B

Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5B

NEW YORK | Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones.

September 15, 2014 9:46 am
Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5B

Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5B

Microsoft Corp. signage is shown outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft will acquire Stockholm-based game maker Mojang, the maker of the popular game Minecraft for $2.5 billion, the company announced Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. (AP Photo Ted S. Warren, File)

September 15, 2014 9:46 am
NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever

NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever

FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice stretches during NFL football practice at the team's training facility in Owings Mills, Md. It's an NFL fact of life: If a player has talent, a team can find a place for him, no matter how bad his off-the-field …

September 13, 2014 10:18 pm
Column: A hideous week, but don't expect change

Column: A hideous week, but don't expect change

Oscar Pistorius looks ahead as he sits in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. In passing judgement judge Thokozile Masipa ruled out a murder conviction for the double-amputee Olympian in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, but said he was negligent and…

September 12, 2014 8:31 pm
Column: A hideous week, but don't expect change

Column: A hideous week, but don't expect change

FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice stretches during NFL football practice at the team's training facility in Owings Mills, Md. It's an NFL fact of life: If a player has talent, a team can find a place for him, no matter how bad his off-the-field …

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Olive Garden investor: Back off on the breadsticks

NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe there is such a thing as too many breadsticks.

September 12, 2014 11:03 am
Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2011 file photo, a United Express jet takes off from Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. The regional airline industry may soon face the kind of consolidation that thinned the ranks of the largest airlines from eight between 2008 and the end of 2013. (A…

September 10, 2014 1:55 pm
Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

In this March 2013 photo, an American Eagle jet taxis to a gate past the control tower after landing at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Ill. The regional airline industry may soon face the kind of consolidation that thinned the ranks of the largest airlines from eight bet…

September 10, 2014 1:55 pm
Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

FILE - In this March 12, 2013 file photo, baggage handlers unload an American Eagle jet after it landed at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Ill. The regional airline industry may soon face the kind of consolidation that thinned the ranks of the largest airlines from eight …

September 10, 2014 1:55 pm
Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

DALLAS | For passengers traveling between smaller cities and large hub airports, the ticket may say Delta, American or United, but they're likely flying on a regional airline whose planes are painted in the major carrier's colors.

September 10, 2014 1:55 pm Photos

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Apple reveals larger iPhones and smartwatch

Apple reveals larger iPhones and smartwatch

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. The iPhone 6 will have a screen measuring 4.7 inches, while the iPhone 6 Plus will be 5.5 inches. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

September 09, 2014 3:15 pm

Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.

September 09, 2014 8:00 am
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