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  • Denver Health Medical Center, for example, opened a new $26.9 million clinic in the city's southwest in 2016 to provide care to an area lacking in health services and saw more patients within six months than it had expected over two years. But since November's election, when Republicans swept the White House and Congress, Denver Health has deferred $73.7 million-...

  • March 23- California's air pollution regulator is due to hold a vote on Thursday on methane emission regulations that it says would be the strictest in the United States in controlling the second-most prevalent greenhouse gas in the atmosphere. In October 2015, the massive Aliso Canyon natural gas leak forced thousands to evacuate in Los Angeles' Porter Ranch...

  • CHICAGO, March 22- Illinois would legalize marijuana for recreational use by adults and tax it to raise at least $350 million a year for the cash-strapped state under legislation introduced on Wednesday. Two Democratic lawmakers sponsoring the bills said the measures pending before the House and Senate would allow law enforcement to focus on other crimes...

  • NEW YORK— The U.S. and Britain, citing concerns about terrorist attacks, are not allowing passengers on some flights from mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries to bring laptops, tablets and certain other devices on board with them in their carry-on bags. The U.S. ban applies to nonstop U.S.-bound flights from 10 international airports in Amman,...

  • Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said Tuesday he taught his law school students about inappropriate questions from prospective employers, contradicting a student who accused him of showing a lack of respect for working women during a classroom discussion about family planning and the workplace. Gorsuch's views were echoed to The Associated Press by...

  • NEW YORK— You might have expected the Trump Organization to tap the brakes on expansion plans given all the criticism over potential conflicts of interest while its owner sits in the Oval Office. The hotels will feature modern, sleek interiors and communal areas, and offer rooms at $200 to $300 a night, about half what it costs at some hotels in Trump's luxury chain.

  • WASHINGTON— Lawmakers questioning Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch at his Senate confirmation are asking about something called "Chevron deference." But it is a legal concept Gorsuch has addressed as a judge on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver since 2006.. The basic idea is that Congress writes laws that often aren't crystal clear.

  • The ban was revealed Monday in statements from Royal Jordanian Airlines and the official news agency of Saudi Arabia. A U.S. official told The Associated Press the ban will apply to nonstop flights to the U.S. from 10 international airports serving the cities of Cairo in Egypt; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait City in Kuwait; Casablanca in Morocco; Doha in Qatar; Riyadh and...

  • There's the retirement that looks like the commercials: biking, travel, enjoying the family. And then there's the one where you can't get up the stairs anymore. Certified financial planner Dana Anspach of Scottsdale, Arizona, doesn't want her clients to prematurely give up their homes or make other moves that may not suit them.

  • NEW YORK— The person who shares a news story on social media is more important than the story's actual source in determining whether readers believe it, a study by the Media Insight Project has found. But the Media Insight Project, a collaboration between The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute, set up an...

  • BOSTON— Backers of legalized recreational marijuana urged Massachusetts legislators Monday to hold off, at least for now, on making any significant changes to a law voters approved in November. The appeal came during the first public hearing held by a special legislative committee formed to review the law, which passed by a 240,000 vote margin and made...

  • The New York- based networking site will unveil plans in the coming days to partner with a labor group— under the guidance of a former Hillary Clinton aide— to coordinate protests among more than 120,000 activists already involved with anti- Trump Meetup groups. Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman told The Associated Press that the new arrangement, to be known only as#...

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 631 rigs sought oil and 157 explored for natural gas this week. Oklahoma increased by 10 rigs, North Dakota added five, Texas gained four, Colorado and Utah were each up two, and Alaska gained one. Arkansas, California, Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia were all unchanged.

  • J.C. Penney on Friday released a list of the 138 locations that will close in the coming months as part of its plan to cut costs. Riverview Mall in Bullhead City. Fort Morgan Main Street in Fort Morgan.

  • John Charlesworth, Patrick Flynn, Darlene Friedman and Stephen Gillett have opted to stay off the ballot for the May 25 election, Chipotle said. The company said the latest move was not the result of influence from Ackman's New York- based hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital Management LP, with a 10 percent stake that makes it Chipotle's largest shareholder.

  • March 17- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, which has been under pressure from activist shareholder Bill Ackman, on Friday said four of its 12 directors would not stand for re-election at the burrito chain's upcoming shareholder meeting. John Charlesworth, Patrick Flynn, Darlene Friedman and Stephen Gillett have opted not to be on the ballot for the May 25 election,...

  • The state Supreme Court upheld a 2014 decision by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to give Sunflower Electric Power Corp. the go-ahead for its project. The utility wants to build an 895- megawatt plant adjacent to an existing one outside Holcomb, in southwestern Kansas and estimates the cost at $2.2 billion. But in its unanimous ruling, the...

  • Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital, is one of Chipotle's largest shareholders, owning a more than 10 percent stake in the chain. In a filing Friday, Chipotle said the four members who won't seek re-election in May are John Charlesworth, Patrick Flynn, Darlene Friedman and Stephen Gillett. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., based in Denver, is trying to win back...

  • March 17- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, which has been under pressure from activist shareholder Bill Ackman, said on Friday four of its 12 directors would not stand for re-election to the burrito chain's board at its upcoming shareholder meeting. John Charlesworth, Patrick Flynn, Darlene Friedman and Stephen Gillett will opt out of re-election this year,...

  • John Charlesworth, Patrick Flynn, Darlene Friedman and Stephen Gillett will not stand for re-election this year, Chipotle said in a regulatory filing. Chipotle, under pressure from activist investor Bill Ackman, said in December it had appointed four new members to its board, including one from Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management.