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Meredith buying Time Inc. for about $1.8 billion

NEW YORK — Magazine and broadcasting company Meredith is buying magazine publisher Time for about $1.8 billion to bulk up on readers as the...

Nate marches across US East Coast, dumping heavy rains

BILOXI, Miss. — Nate slogged its way across the U.S. East Coast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and bringing gusty winds to inland states...

Why it can make sense to believe in the kindness of strangers

Would you risk your life for a total stranger?While you might consider yourself incapable of acts of altruism on that scale, it happens again...

Harvey on track to move from Houston

HOUSTON — Four days after Harvey made landfall as the fiercest hurricane to hit the U.S. in 13 years, it was still pounding parts...

US rig count declines by 15 this week to 913; Texas loses 8

HOUSTON — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 15 this week to 913.That's up from...

Stocks inch up on chipmaker deal talks; oil hits 2-year high

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Monday as upheaval in oil-rich Saudi Arabia sends crude prices to two-year highs, while technology companies...

Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

LANSING, Mich. — A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and...

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...

Novice surfer masters a pro move: Punching a shark to escape

CANBERRA, Australia — A novice surfer mastered a pro's move on the first try: He punched a shark on the nose to escape its...

‘One of my nightmares’: Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subway

NEW YORK — A would-be suicide bomber inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation's busiest...

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