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  • WASHINGTON, Aug 23- The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing in late September to discuss the mergers of Dow Chemical Co and Dupont Co as well as China National Chemical Corp's purchase of Syngenta AG, committee chair Charles Grassley said in a statement on Tuesday. In February, China's state-owned ChemChina made a $43 billion bid for Swiss seeds...

  • WASHINGTON— Donald Trump's campaign is taking up more space inside Trump Tower in New York-- and paying a lot more in rent. The Republican presidential nominee's campaign paid $35,457 per month for rent and utilities to Trump Tower Commercial LLC between last August and this April, Federal Election Commission reports show. The Huffington Post first noted the...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- A Zen "koan" is a Buddhist riddle designed to get you thinking. That is what Bari Tessler wants you to ponder for a minute. The Boulder, Colorado- based financial therapist and author of the newly-released book "The Art of Money," who puts her master's degree in psychology to use by running a year-long "money school" for clients.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- A Zen "koan" is a Buddhist riddle designed to get you thinking. That is what Bari Tessler wants you to ponder for a minute. The Boulder, Colorado- based financial therapist and author of the newly-released book "The Art of Money," who puts her master's degree in psychology to use by running a year-long "money school" for clients.

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump

    Presidential candidate Donald Trump is getting some campaign help from a young organizer in Colorado, KMOV reports.

  • The way most Americans build wealth is no secret: Save, invest, repeat. How average people keep their wealth, though, gets a lot less attention. It boils down to how they handle risk.

  • The oldest millennials— nearing 20 when airplanes slammed into New York City's Twin Towers— are old enough to remember the relative economic prosperity of the 1990 s, and when a different Clinton was running for president. As part of its Divided America series, The Associated Press spent time with seven millennial voters in five states where the oldest and...

  • Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer gave a generally upbeat assessment of the economy's current strength, saying the job market was close to full strength and still improving. "We are close to our targets," Fischer said in prepared remarks for a conference in Aspen, Colorado. Fischer's comments come ahead of a speech scheduled on Friday by Fed Chair Janet Yellen who...

  • Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer gave a generally upbeat assessment of the economy's current strength, saying the job market was close to full strength and still improving. "We are close to our targets," Fischer said in prepared remarks for a conference in Aspen, Colorado. Fischer's comments come ahead of a speech scheduled on Friday by Fed Chair Janet Yellen who...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— Each year New York farmers give millions of pounds of apples, squash, corn or other agricultural products to the state's food banks. Andrew Cuomo would offer farmers a tax break of up to $5,000 a year for donations to the regional food banks that serve hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens and homeless shelters around the state.

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 406 rigs sought oil and 83 explored for natural gas this week. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas gained eight rigs, Pennsylvania was up two and Louisiana, Oklahoma and West Virginia added one each. Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Ohio, Utah and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • WASHINGTON— Hiring has been strong in the past year in many presidential campaign swing states, a possible hurdle for GOP candidate Donald Trump, who has sought to capitalize on economic distress. Employers have added jobs in the past 12 months at a faster pace than the national average in Colorado, Florida, Michigan and North Carolina, the Labor Department said...

  • But for the Cape Cod- based International Fund for Animal Welfare, "Huntwatch"— a new documentary about the fight to end commercial seal hunts— is a story that needs to be told. Despite long-standing bans on the trade in fur and other seal products strictly enforced by the U.S., the European Union and much of the rest of the world, Canada still subsidizes an annual hunt.

  • CHEYENNE, Wyo.— A federal judge in Wyoming was wrong to block rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, a group of law professors and lawyers for the federal government said in new court documents. District Judge Scott Skavdahl of Casper ruled in June that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management lacks the authority to regulate fracking— a technique of injecting...

  • Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye stood on the bank of the San Juan River in northwestern New Mexico and explained his people's link to the water and the economic, cultural and psychological damage inflicted in the wake of the August 2015 spill in southwestern Colorado. "EPA, we're holding your feet to the fire," Begaye said, promising that generations of...

  • NEW YORK— The law that bans federal funding for Medicaid coverage of most abortions is now in the spotlight some 40 years after it was passed by Congress, emerging as an election issue in the national debate over the procedure. For most of its existence, the amendment had broad bipartisan support in Congress, but that's now changed. Even if Clinton wins, Democrats...

  • DENVER— A puzzling concentration of the greenhouse gas methane over the Southwestern United States appears to come mostly from leaks in natural gas production, scientists said Monday. Researchers identified more than 250 sources of a methane hot spot over the Four Corners region of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. Only a handful were natural seeps from...

  • Hotel operator HEI Hotels& Resorts is reporting that at least 20 properties may have been hit by hackers for months, collecting names and card account numbers. The Westin Snowmass Resort in Snowmass Village. Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- A data breach at 20 U.S. hotels operated by HEI Hotels& Resorts for Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt and Intercontinental may have divulged payment card data from tens of thousands of food, drink and other transactions, HEI said on Sunday. About 8,000 transactions occurred during the affected period at the Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara hotel in California,...

  • NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D.— Chekota American Horse and his 8- month-old son traveled a few miles from their home on the nearby Sioux reservation to join the growing protest against a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that's going into the ground fast. Carlos Castaneda, who is Sioux and Ute, came from Denver. The months-long "spirit camp" protest by the...