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American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to retire…

Kenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black businessmen and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, will retire in early 2018; led company through financial crisis and 9/11 attacks

US stocks on course for higher close, new records

U.S. stocks are moving modestly higher in late-afternoon trading, on course to deliver new records for each of the major stock indexes

Josh Gerstein on what we learned from Sessions…

Senior reporter for Politico weighs in on the attorney general's appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Winning Amazon's HQ2 Sweepstakes Has Pros And Cons

Amazon-level growth could lead to increased traffic and other strains on infrastructure.

Kentucky seeks big pension changes to stem tide…

Kentucky's Republican leaders say they will close the state's troubled pension system for most new employees, offering them a 401(k)-style plan as they seek to stop the bleeding on one of the country's worst funded public retirement plans

Republican says he'll push health deal, Trump…

The Republican author of a bipartisan compromise to calm health insurance markets says he will push the proposal forward

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Bootleg Libyan oil, shady havens: Slain…

On tiny Malta, slain reporter had no shortage of international intrigues to probe

Autopsy shows victim in 'cold medicine' killing…

Matthew James Phelps, accused of stabbing his wife to death, claims cough syrup is to blame.

Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as…

Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?

The Latest: States ask court to force health care…

Nineteen state attorneys general are asking a federal judge in California to force the Trump administration to make health care subsidy payments

Crews quickly smother fire at oil refinery near…

A fire that erupted at the largest oil refinery on the West Coast threatened storage tanks while sending huge flames into the sky and black smoke across California neighborhoods before crews quickly smothered it

Goodell: Everyone should stand for the national…

NFL commissioner holds news conference after meetings with players and owners.

Tatum won't develop sexual abuse drama with…

Channing Tatum is no longer developing a film with The Weinstein Co. about a boy dealing with the aftermath of sexual abuse

Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story

Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story

Site of Amazon's HQ2 has much to learn from…

The many places competing for Amazon's HQ2 have plenty to learn from the site of its HQ1

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Sanders: Wilson 'politicizing' slain soldier is…

White House press secretary responds to a reporter's question.

The Record, Stockton, Calif., Random thoughts column

Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive…

Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment on its platform, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users

Shell opens its first electric vehicle charging…

Royal Dutch Shell is opening its first electric vehicle recharging points at three gas stations in Britain, as one of the oil giant steps responds to a global push toward zero-emission vehicles

Brad Thor: ISIS is dead

'Use of Force' author says Raqqa is a win for the president.

US allies air concerns about Trump's 'Buy…

Hong Kong and Taiwan joined many U.S. allies including Israel at the World Trade Organization to express concern over a Trump administration order that seeks to maximize use of American-made goods, products and materials in government procurement.

Trump: US faces 'once in a lifetime opportunity…

President Donald Trump says the nation faces a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to overhaul the tax system during a White House meeting with a group of senators

Trump denies insensitivity to soldier's widow

Should the president have kept the dispute private?

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Berlusconi backs autonomy referendums in 2…

Silvio Berlusconi has thrown his political weight behind a referendum on autonomy in his native Lombard region, but said he is not sure whether or not he can vote himself

IRS still enforcing Obama-era insurance mandate

Contrary to widespread perceptions, IRS still enforcing Obama-era insurance requirement