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US durable goods orders rose in February, led by aircraft

Greater demand for commercial aircraft helped U.S. businesses increased their orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in February, but a key category that tracks business investment plans slipped slightly. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Australian prime minister won’t choose between China and US

Australia’s prime minister said his Australia doesn’t need to choose between the United States and China, as he announced a new beef export deal with the Chinese. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Pilots’ union says AA is leaving standby passengers behind

The head of the pilots’ union says American Airlines is leaving thousands of standby passengers at the gate to make sure that flights depart on time. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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American Man Among Dead In London Attack

A Mormon church official says a Utah man was killed and his wife seriously wounded in the London terrorist attack this week. Bob Agnew reports.

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US new home sales rise despite higher mortgage rates

Americans shrugged off higher mortgage rates and snapped up new homes in February at the fastest pace since July. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000

More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but applications are still at a low level that points to a healthy job market. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale up from 2016, down from 2015

Oil companies have offered 274.8-million dollars for this year’s central Gulf of Mexico oil leases. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Cadden ‘Not Guilty’ In 2012 Meningitis Deaths

The co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy has been acquitted of causing the deaths of 25 people in a nationwide meningitis outbreak in 2012. Bob Agnew reports.

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US home sales slowed in February after January surge

Americans retreated from buying homes in February, a pullback after sales in January had surged to the fastest pace in a decade. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Carl’s Jr. parent company names CEO to replace Andy Puzder

The parent company of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s chains has named a new CEO to replace Andy Puzder, who last month withdrew his nomination to be Labor Secretary under President Trump. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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FDA Oks new drug as add-on treatment for Parkinson’s

U.S. regulators have approved the first new drug in a decade for Parkinson’s disease, a chronic neurological disorder that causes tremors and movement difficulties.
Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Venezuela’s troubles put US heating oil charity in limbo

Venezuela’s economic turmoil has placed in limbo that country’s participation in a free heating oil program run by a Massachusetts-based nonprofit that has helped hundreds of thousands of people. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Cubans still trying to reach US by sea despite rule change

Cubans are still making risky sea journeys to the U.S. despite the end of a policy that allowed them to stay if they made it to American soil. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Group appeals to China for access to farm goods market

A foreign business group is appealing to China to ease import restrictions on animal feed additives and other agricultural goods, highlighting complaints Beijing blocks market access despite its vocal support for free trade. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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China’s trading partners alarmed by food import controls

China’s trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports that Washington and Europe say could disrupt billions of dollars in commerce. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Lobster-crazy China sets record for US crustacean imports

The expanding market for lobsters in China is continuing to grow, with the country setting a new record for the value of its imports of the crustaceans from the United States. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Minimum-wage hikes could deepen shortage of health aides

Advocates for the disabled, elderly and chronically ill in New York are concerned the state’s move to a $15 minimum wage could deepen a shortage of home health aides. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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A new analysis of government data by the Consumer Federation of America found that the number of Americans in default on their student loans jumped by nearly 17 percent last year.

A new analysis of government data by the Consumer Federation of America found that the number of Americans in default on their student loans jumped by nearly 17 percent last year.

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A group of U.S. Army soldiers recently spent some time in Hawaii. But it was hardly a vacation in paradise:

A group of U.S. Army soldiers recently spent some time in Hawaii. But it was hardly a vacation in paradise:

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North Korea is again drawing attention to itself with a new rocket-related test:

North Korea is again drawing attention to itself with a new rocket-related test:

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