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Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market

September 21, 2019

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Gunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market including the popular AR-15. Colt’s chief executive officer, Dennis Veilleux, says it is not permanently ending production...




OxyContin maker seeks to resolve all lawsuits

August 29, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A settlement being pursued by the maker of OxyContin aims to resolve all claims against the company filed in both state and federal courts and provides a formula for dividing a...




Earth’s future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

August 22, 2019

HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland (AP) — This is where Earth’s refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, who is tracking what’s...



John Hickenlooper ending his 2020 White House bid

August 15, 2019

DENVER (AP) — John Hickenlooper will drop out of the Democratic presidential primary on Thursday, according to a Democrat close to him. The former two-term Colorado governor, who ran as a moderate warning of the...



US to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada

July 31, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of refusals by health...



Capital One target of massive data breach

July 30, 2019

SEATTLE (AP) — A security breach at Capital One Financial, one of the nation’s largest issuers of credit cards, compromised the personal information of about 106 million people, and in some cases the hacker obtained...





Resumed federal executions raise death penalty’s 2020 stakes

July 26, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The question to Michael Dukakis, the Democratic presidential candidate in 1988, was brutally personal. “If Kitty Dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer?” Bernard...


Pot legalization bills introduced in Congress

July 24, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bills that would legalize and tax marijuana at the national level, and provide opportunities for people convicted of federal pot crimes to clear their records, were introduced Tuesday in Congress. The companion...