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House and Senate leaders aim to vote by the Friday deadline on a seven-bill spending package that includes a $1.375 billion in funding for 55 miles of fencing along the U.S. border with Mexico.
Feb. 13, 2019
The denim company, which patented bluejeans in 1873, is planning to go public in one of the most high-profile IPOs of the year. Still controlled by Strauss descendants, it has been private since 1985.
Feb. 13, 2019
The Lufthansa passenger paid around $741 to fly business class from Oslo to Seattle and back. But on his return trip, he got off in Germany — and the airline wants him to pay more than $2,000.
Feb. 13, 2019
The agency says Gene Levoff used prior knowledge of earnings to buy and sell millions of dollars in Apple stock, even as he was responsible for overseeing compliance with rules on insider trading.
Feb. 13, 2019
NASA's six-wheeled rover landed on the red planet in January 2004 for what was billed as a 90-day mission. The plucky robot was still going until a dust storm on Mars last summer killed it.
Feb. 13, 2019
Sound travels differently through open fields than the woods. When deer eat up bushes, small trees and other forest plants, it affects the transmission of bird calls and other natural sounds.
Feb. 13, 2019
Ressa, who runs Rappler, is being charged with cyber libel. Police arrested her Wednesday at the news website's headquarters in Manila.
Feb. 13, 2019
The protest group Led By Donkeys wants to remind citizens of what it considers to be misleading pledges by pro-Brexit leaders, as political chaos continues ahead of the March 29 exit date.
Feb. 13, 2019
Atlantic journalist Franklin Foer says American real estate became a "giant magnet" for Russia's kleptocratic fortunes after lobbyists pushed to allow anonymous shell companies to buy properties.
Feb. 13, 2019
The LiveWire, Harley's first electric bike, was first announced more than four years ago. It's finally hitting the streets this summer — for a hefty price. But will Harley fans be along for the ride?
Feb. 13, 2019
Police said they found an imitation gun at the scene of the reported armed robbery. The 19-year-veteran of the force was not supposed to report to work on the day he died.
Feb. 13, 2019
With the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, scientists are exploring nature to find new disease-fighting compounds. They're finding them in surprising new places: the microbiomes of insects.
Feb. 13, 2019
A new study suggests living in a high-crime area, or simply passing through one on the way to school, can lead to more absences.
Feb. 13, 2019
The question of friendly fire had plagued law enforcement since the June 2016 shooting left 49 dead during Latin Night at the predominantly gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
Feb. 13, 2019
Monica Witt has been indicted after allegedly providing classified Pentagon information to Tehran. She defected almost six years ago, the Justice Department says.
Feb. 13, 2019

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