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Facebook may be facing an ‘era of accountability’

NEW YORK — The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them...

Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

NEW YORK — In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this...

Child care choices limited for those working outside 9-to-5

LAS VEGAS — Heather Peele is just like any other mom rushing to pick up her child at day care after work. Except, it's...

Senate on track to pass $700 billion defense policy bill

WASHINGTON — The Senate is on track to pass a defense policy bill that pumps $700 billion into the Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile...

Hurricane Maria heads toward already battered Carib islands

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — A strengthening Hurricane Maria swirled toward the eastern Caribbean early Monday, with forecasters warning it probably would be a...

FEMA estimates one-fourth of Keys homes could be destroyed

KEY LARGO — Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys' farthest reaches Tuesday, while crews labored to repair the single washed-out highway...

Weakened Irma lashes much of Florida; full impact unknown

MIAMI — Hurricane Irma gave Florida a coast-to-coast pummeling with winds up to 130 mph Sunday, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to...

Congress to speed up Harvey aid, tackle debt limit

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers returned to Washington Tuesday facing a daunting to-do list and three months left in the year to show that Republicans can...

Ash covers Oregon cities, wildfire smoke chokes US West

TROUTDALE, Ore. — A growing Oregon wildfire covered parts of Portland's metropolitan area Tuesday with ash and forced the shutdown of a lengthy stretch...

Trump rescinding DACA program protecting young immigrants

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling the government program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the...

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