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  • CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.— Military: Marine in fatal NC shooting died of wound to chest after efforts to revive him.

  • Big outside groups overshadow parties in key races Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 2:11 PM ET

    In a handful of key Senate races, the biggest and loudest players so far are well-funded groups that don't answer to any candidate or political party. And last week's Supreme Court decision voiding overall limits on contributions to candidates, PACs and political parties may give the parties a modest financial boost.

  • NC tax collections largely in line through March Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    RALEIGH, N.C.— North Carolina's overall tax collections are essentially staying in line with what lawmakers agreed were needed to operate state government this year. Barry Boardman says while personal income tax withholdings are down by $221 million, higher-than-expected sales and corporate income taxes are $190 million higher.

  • US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    A more conservative estimate from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows the nation's pig herd has shrunk at least 3 percent to about 63 million pigs since the disease appeared. Already, prices have shot up: A pound of bacon averaged $5.46 in February, 13 percent more than a year ago, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • After scandal, poker tourney gets high-tech chips Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 12:21 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— A cheating scandal at a casino poker tournament has led to new security measures, including chips that are more intricate, have more colors and include an authentication element that can be checked under ultraviolet light.

  • NC sides with Duke in appeal of coal ash ruling Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    RALEIGH, N.C.— North Carolina regulators are joining with Duke Energy in appealing a judge's ruling on cleaning up groundwater pollution leeching from the company's coal ash dumps. The state Environmental Management Commission filed notice Monday that it intends to appeal a March 6 ruling by Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway.

  • At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons for a rise in the number of women staying home full-time with their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.

  • Senate OKs jobless bill; House prospects slimmer Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 3:08 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, and a small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker John Boehner to permit election-year action in the House as well.

  • SC Gov Haley to make fall trade trip to India Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    COLUMBIA, S.C.— South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is making a trade trip to India in November, returning for the first time since she was a toddler to the country where her parents were born.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- A rare burst of good news on President Barack Obama's healthcare program has given Democrats their first glimmer of hope in months on an issue that has helped drag the party down ahead of November's U.S. congressional elections.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 2- Apple Inc, Google Inc and Facebook Inc have made significant progress in adopting renewable energy sources to power their Web services, the environmental group Greenpeace said in a report on Wednesday.

  • *U.S. private sector payrolls rise 191,000 in March. WASHINGTON, April 2- U.S. companies stepped up hiring in March for a second straight month, offering fresh evidence the economy was regaining momentum after a weather-driven lull over the winter.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 2- Apple Inc, Google Inc and Facebook Inc have made significant progress in adopting renewable energy sources to power their Web services, the environmental group Greenpeace said in a report on Wednesday.

  • On Tuesday those plans moved a step closer to reality when EPA's proposed rule arrived at the White House for review by the Office of Management and Budget, which is expected to evaluate the proposal by June 1. Under the plan, states must meet whatever target or goal the EPA sets through tailored strategies called state implementation plans.

  • March 31- A federal judge on Monday recommended letting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission pursue a lawsuit against Bank of America Corp over $855 million of mortgage securities that soured during the global financial crisis.

  • REUTERS SUMMIT-Reuters Health Summit speakers Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 31- Political pressures, technology problems and legal challenges have rattled the rollout of President Barack Obama's new health insurance law, the most sweeping U.S. social program since the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960 s.

  • March 31- A federal judge on Monday recommended rejecting Bank of America Corp's bid to dismiss a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit over $855 million of mortgage securities that soured during the global financial crisis.

  • WASHINGTON, March 30- President Barack Obama's embattled U.S. healthcare law, having survived a rollout marred by technology failures, reaches a milestone on Monday with the end of its first enrollment wave, and with the administration likely to come close to its goal of signing up 7 million people in private health insurance.

  • *Business travelers splash out on New York- London route. ATLANTA, March 30,- Delta Air Lines has been making inroads in the dogfight over the lucrative market for business travel between New York and London, but the newly merged American Airlines Group is fighting back.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Hospira Inc has agreed to pay $60 million to resolve a class action lawsuit accusing the drug maker of misleading investors about quality control problems that undermined an initiative to improve the company's margins and operations. Hospira has said it anticipates insurance will cover the cost of the accord.

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