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Study: Technology Trouble Dents Car and Truck Reliability

Study: Technology Trouble Dents Car and Truck Reliability

By Tom Krisher |
Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners.

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St. Louis Ordinance Seeks to Pre-Empt Missouri Abortion Laws

St. Louis Ordinance Seeks to Pre-Empt Missouri Abortion Laws

By Katie Kull | Feb 26
A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions," an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature.

Officials in Legal Pot State Vow to Fight Federal Crackdown

Officials in Legal Pot State Vow to Fight Federal Crackdown

By Sadie Gurman | Feb 26
Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they should expect to see stepped-up enforcement of anti-pot laws.

Not Black and White: Fees That Threaten March Unite Selma

Not Black and White: Fees That Threaten March Unite Selma

By Jay Reeves | Feb 26
Black people who celebrate the civil rights movement and white people who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against City Hall.

Free Shipping Wars

Free Shipping Wars

Feb 26
Amazon is making it easier to get free shipping for online orders. The move comes less than two months after Walmart started offering free two-day shipping on eligible orders.

New York Times' Dean Baquet

New York Times' Dean Baquet

Feb 26
The New York Times is running a new national ad campaign asking, "How do we arrive at the truth?"

Doubts Grow Over Stock Market's Trump-Inspired Surge

Doubts Grow Over Stock Market's Trump-Inspired Surge

By Stan Choe and Pan Pylas | Feb 25
U.S. stocks have screamed to records since Election Day, but investors around the world are questioning whether the rally is exhausting itself.

Trump Puts Moderate GOP Governors in Awkward Spot

Trump Puts Moderate GOP Governors in Awkward Spot

By Ben Nuckols | Feb 25
These should be heady times for the GOP as the nation's governors prepare to gather for their winter meeting in Washington, D.C. But there is a sense of unease for Republican governors in Democratic-leaning states.

Landowners Say EPA Botched Cleanup, Now They Want a Shot

Landowners Say EPA Botched Cleanup, Now They Want a Shot

By Matt Volz | Feb 25
George Niland wonders whether he should wear a respirator when he mows his lawn. Serge Myers laments not being able to garden in his backyard. Rob Phillips puzzles over why his 22 acres have been marked as an unblemished island.

Farmers in Crisis as Operating Costs Soar, Prices Fall

Farmers in Crisis as Operating Costs Soar, Prices Fall

Feb 25
The Department of Agriculture predicts farmers' incomes will drop an additional nine percent in 2017, extending the worst slide in generations.

White House Expects Justice Crackdown on Legalized Marijuana

White House Expects Justice Crackdown on Legalized Marijuana

By Sadie Gurman | Feb 24
The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown.

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