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World War II-era bomber crashes; at least 7 reported dead

Oct 2, 2019

A Connecticut state official says at least seven people have been killed in the crash of a World War II-era B-17 bomber at the Hartford airport

The Latest: Airport reopens after vintage bomber crash

Oct 2, 2019

Bradley International Airport has reopened one runway after a World War II-era bomber crashed during an aborted takeoff attempt

Company claims Oklahoma judge miscalculated opioid award

Oct 2, 2019

Attorneys for consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson say an Oklahoma judge made a $107 million miscalculation when he ordered the company earlier this year to pay $572 million to help clean up the state’s opioid crisis

Lawmakers plan investigation in NJ Transit's 'failures'

Oct 1, 2019

New Jersey lawmakers are launching an investigation into the state's beleaguered transit system

US construction spending up slight 0.1% in August

Oct 1, 2019

US construction spending up just 0.1% in August, dragged by weak nonresidential building

Angry Dutch farmers descend on The Hague to demand respect

Oct 1, 2019

Thousands of farmers are heading to The Hague, many driving tractors slowly through the morning traffic rush hour, for a national day of protest to demand more respect for their profession

Juul stops funding San Francisco vaping measure

Oct 1, 2019

Juul Labs says it will stop supporting a ballot measure to overturn an anti-vaping law in San Francisco, effectively killing the campaign

State protects abusers, women harassed in public jobs say

Sep 29, 2019

Sexual harassment victims say New York state's protections for government workers are so strong, it can make it difficult to fire men accused of misconduct

MLB attendance drops in boom-bust era of big winners, losers

Sep 28, 2019

Major League Baseball has entered the Boom/Bust Era that produces record 100-game winners and 100-game losers, a year with the sport's fourth straight attendance drop

Feds crack Medicare gene test fraud that peddled cheek swabs

Sep 27, 2019

Feds crack down on alleged Medicare fraud scheme that peddled cheek swabs for unneeded DNA tests