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Energy leads US stocks indexes to a mostly higher finish

Sep 22, 2017

A listless day on Wall Street finished with U.S. stock indexes mostly eking out small gains Friday, as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies offset losses elsewhere

The Latest: Pence appeals to Donnelly for tax plan support

Sep 22, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence is making a direct appeal to his home state's Democratic senator to support the Republican-led federal tax code overhaul

How major US stock market indexes fared Friday

Sep 22, 2017

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere

Trade panel: Cheap imports hurt US solar industry

Sep 22, 2017

A U.S. trade commission has found that low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to U.S. solar manufacturers

Senate bill would make online political ads more transparent

Sep 22, 2017

Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communications

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly higher

Sep 22, 2017

Stocks struggled to a mostly higher finish on Wall Street as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere.

Lawsuit filed to stop mining near Yellowstone in Montana

Sep 22, 2017

Opponents of mining near Yellowstone National Park are challenging a decision by Montana environmental regulators to allow a Canadian company to explore for precious metals just north of the park

Ontario joins California's market to sell pollution credits

Sep 22, 2017

California's market for buying and trading permits to emit carbon pollution is expanding to include the province of Ontario

Hurricane pushes long-suffering Puerto Rico to the edge

Sep 22, 2017

Puerto Rico was already on the edge before Hurricane Maria, reeling from a decade-long, downward economic spiral that was far deeper than the Great Recession on the mainland

Tech firms and lawmakers celebrate new trans-Atlantic cable

Sep 22, 2017

Lawmakers and tech industry leaders have announced the completion of a new high-speed data cable that stretches across the Atlantic Ocean.

Weather, 20 December
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