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Heat and humidity grip East Coast as Midwest gets reprieve

Jul 21, 2019

The East Coast sweated through another day of heat and humidity as organizers in Boston canceled a road race, Delaware Civil War re-enactors got the day off and the New York Police Department implored residents to take it easy

Hotels face battle over whether to help US house migrants

Jul 21, 2019

Hotels are feeling pressure from advocacy groups and unions not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents

Portman is Thor, Ali is Blade and more from Marvel's Phase 4

Jul 21, 2019

Natalie Portman is Thor, Mahershala Ali is Blade and more from Marvel's Phase 4 Comic-Con extravaganza

Iran's poking at West heightens risks of military missteps

Jul 20, 2019

Iran doesn't seem to want to tangle with a stronger U.S. military, but instead is poking and prodding its Western antagonists in ways apparently designed to avoid triggering war while also heightening the risk of missteps that could lead to armed conflict

Trump's 'go back' remark: In workplace, it might be illegal

Jul 20, 2019

Trump's "go back" remark to 4 Democratic lawmakers of color: In a workplace, it could be illegal

What consumers can do as regulators weigh compounds' risks

Jul 20, 2019

While federal regulators weigh the risks of a widely used nonstick and stain-resistant compound, experts say consumers can take steps to limit their exposure.

Technology, temporary help keeps farmers on job longer

Jul 20, 2019

Assistive technology, help from seasonal hires and family members, and a general improvement in the health of U.S. seniors in recent decades have helped farmers remain productive well into their 60s, 70s and beyond

Service resuming after 7 New York City subway lines stopped

Jul 20, 2019

About a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during a hot evening commute, stranding some passengers underground and sending others searching for alternate ways home

The Latest: Drugmaker: Email does not reflect company stance

Jul 20, 2019

A drugmaker says an email from a former employee telling a distributor to order more opioids even if they weren't needed is antithetical to the company's stance

The Latest: Subway suspension caused by computer failure

Jul 20, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a failure in the computer system that powers the signals on seven New York City subway lines caused a suspension of more than an hour on those lines