April 18, 2014 - 4:33 PM

After his death, Garcia Marquez book sales soar

April 18, 2014 - 3:33 PM

Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

CHICAGO (AP) — For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.

April 18, 2014 - 2:33 PM

Appeals court rejects challenge on cement plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has turned aside a challenge by environmental groups to an air pollution standard for cement plants.

In a 3-0 decision, the appeals court said the emissions-related provisions of the Environmental Protection Agency standard are permissible.

April 18, 2014 - 2:03 PM

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's small moon-orbiting spacecraft LADEE (pronounced LAH'-dee) is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early Friday that LADEE crashed into the back side of the moon.

April 18, 2014 - 2:03 PM

WGN America tries 'Salem' magic to expand audience

April 18, 2014 - 1:33 PM

In Egypt, a corruption watchdog hit by backlash

April 18, 2014 - 1:32 PM

USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.

The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, believed to be from China, causes severe diarrhea in newborn piglets, who die from dehydration.

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