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Healthy profits for McDonald's, others vault stocks higher

More U.S. companies join the earnings parade, driving stocks higher and putting indexes on track to add to their big gains from Monday

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Trump administration keeps defending contraception mandate

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.President Donald Trump promised religious groups he would reverse the Obama administration's requirement that employers provide birth control to their employees under...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

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Drake to host first-ever "NBA Awards" on June 26

Drake has been tapped to host the NBA's first-ever awards show this June

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

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Google targets 'fake news,' offensive search suggestions

Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

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NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

NASCAR's most popular driver will retire at the end of this season

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Remote Utah school district offers $80,000 teaching salaries

A school district in southeastern Utah is in the middle of a test program to see if offering salaries of up to $80,000 can persuade teachers to stay at an elementary school near the Utah-Colorado border

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after 2017 NASCAR season

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday morning that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire from NASCAR at the end of the 2017 season.The son of legendary driver Dale Earnhardt...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

NFL draft prospect's infant son died during record-setting season at Texas

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.This is what we knew about D'Onta Foreman last season at Texas: He rushed for a national-best 2,028 yards - the most ever by a Longhorns junior and the second most in...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Fact-checking President Trump's Pinocchio-laden Associated Press interview

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.In a wide-ranging interview with Julie Pace of the Associated Press on April 21, President Donald Trump yet again made many false or misleading statements. Here's a...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after 2017 NASCAR season

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday morning that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire from NASCAR at the end of the 2017 season.The son of legendary driver Dale Earnhardt...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Israel's Netanyahu snubs German foreign minister for meeting activists critical of government

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.JERUSALEM -- A diplomatic tiff erupted Tuesday over a planned meeting by the visiting German foreign minister with a group highly critical of Israel's occupation of...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Emirates CEO says US laptop carry-on ban still puzzles him

The chairman and CEO of Dubai's long-haul carrier Emirates says he "can't dig into somebody's mind" to understand why the U.S. instituted a ban on laptops and other personal electronics in carry-on luggage from 10 cities in Muslim-majority countries

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press