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FILE - In this May 9, 2013, file photo, a worker pushes shopping carts in front of a Wal-Mart store in La Habra, Calif. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. enjoyed accelerated business at its core U.S. namesake stores in the fourth-quarter, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, as it drew more shoppers, encouraging signs that its efforts to lower prices and beef services are helping to gain inroads against online leader Amazon.com. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 21, 2017 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart drew more shoppers to its namesake stores in the United States and its e-commerce sales soared, signs that its efforts to lower prices and improve web services are helping it compete better against online leader Amazon. The company saw the biggest gain in a key revenue...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, then-Health and Human Services Secretary-designate, now Secretary Tom Price, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration took steps Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, intended to help calm jittery insurance companies and make tax compliance with former President Barack Obama's health law less burdensome for some people. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 15, 2017 - 3:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration took steps Wednesday intended to calm jittery insurance companies and make tax compliance with former President Barack Obama's health law less burdensome for some people. But the changes could lead to policies with higher annual deductibles, according to...
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February 15, 2017 - 12:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration took steps Wednesday intended to help calm jittery insurance companies and make tax compliance with former President Barack Obama's health law less burdensome for some people. But the changes could lead to plans with higher annual deductibles, according to...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, then U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, left, accompanied by SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, speaks to members of the media at Trump Tower in New York. The $3.3 billion acquisition by SoftBank Group Corp., the Japanese telecommunications, internet and solar energy giant, of Fortress Investment Group marks tycoon Masayoshi Son’s latest step in building a technology investment empire, Son said Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Son promised to Trump to invest $50 billion in U.S. startups to create 50,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 15, 2017 - 3:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — The $3.3 billion acquisition by SoftBank Group Corp., the Japanese telecommunications, internet and solar energy giant, of Fortress Investment Group marks tycoon Masayoshi Son's latest step in building an investment empire. Son said the deal, announced by both sides Wednesday, will...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, Seema Verma, left, then President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, gets on an elevator in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Verma, President Trump's pick to oversee Medicare and Medicaid consulted Vice President Mike Pence on health care issues while he was Indiana's governor, a post she maintained amid a web of business arrangements, including one that ethics experts say conflicted with her public duties. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci File)
February 14, 2017 - 9:27 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to oversee Medicare and Medicaid advised Vice President Mike Pence on health care issues while he was Indiana's governor, a post she maintained amid a web of business arrangements — including one that ethics experts say conflicted with her public...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Marathon Pharmaceuticals announced Feb. 13, 2017, that it would temporarily halt the rollout of a drug to treat genetic muscle deterioration just hours after Cummings and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., expressed outrage that the company planned to charge $89,000 a year for a drug that's widely available abroad for about $1,000 a year. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
February 13, 2017 - 6:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Marathon Pharmaceuticals announced Monday that it will temporarily halt the rollout of a drug to treat genetic muscle deterioration just hours after two members of Congress expressed outrage that the company planned to charge $89,000 a year for a drug that's widely available...
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FILE - In this June 4, 2016 file photo, Albert Boscov looks on during a grand-reopening ceremony for his Boscov's Department Stores in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Boscov, the chairman of a century-old department store chain has died, he was 87. Boscov's CEO and vice chairman Jim Boscov said in a statement that his uncle died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 of cancer at his home in Reading, Pennsylvania, "surrounded by his loving wife and three daughters." (Christopher Dolan/The Citizens' Voice via AP)
February 11, 2017 - 11:38 am
READING, Pa. (AP) — Albert Boscov, chairman of a century-old department store chain, has died. He was 87. Boscov's CEO and vice chairman Jim Boscov said in a statement that his uncle died Friday of cancer at his home in Reading, Pennsylvania, "surrounded by his loving wife and three daughters."...
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FILE - This Feb. 11, 2016, file photo shows the Ford logo on display at the Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Ford Motor will spend $1 billion to take over a robotics startup to acquire more of the expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021. The big bet announced Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, comes just a few months after the Pittsburgh startup, Argo AI, was created by two alumni of Carnegie Mellon University’s robotics program, Bryan Salesky and Peter Rander.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
February 11, 2017 - 10:12 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a budding robotics startup to acquire more expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021. The big bet announced Friday comes just a few months after the Pittsburgh startup,...
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This undated image provided by Tonner Doll Company shows a doll based on Jazz Jennings, the teenage transgender subject of the TLC documentary series "I am Jazz." The New York doll maker says it will be selling what it believes is the first transgender doll on the market. The doll will make its debut at the New York Toy Fair and be available on the Tonner Doll Co.'s web site and in specialty stores in July 2017. (Storm Photography/Tonner Doll Company via AP)
February 10, 2017 - 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York doll maker says it will be selling what it believes is the first transgender doll on the market. The doll is based on Jazz Jennings, the teenage transgender subject of the TLC documentary series "I am Jazz." It will make its debut at the New York Toy Fair next week and...
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FILE - This Feb. 11, 2016, file photo shows the Ford logo on display at the Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Ford Motor will spend $1 billion to take over a robotics startup to acquire more of the expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021. The big bet announced Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, comes just a few months after the Pittsburgh startup, Argo AI, was created by two alumni of Carnegie Mellon University’s robotics program, Bryan Salesky and Peter Rander.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
February 10, 2017 - 2:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a robotics startup to acquire more of the expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021. The big bet announced Friday comes just a few months after the Pittsburgh startup,...
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