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  • At least six other states are considering similar laws, to ease the burden of student debt that has doubled since 2008 to over $1.3 trillion, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. "There are many schools that are going to be losers in this game," said R.J. Gallo, a portfolio manager at Federated Investors in New York. Gallo, who owns debt issued by well-known...

  • After spending their first eight months on the ranches of Gildardo Lopez Hinojosa, the calves are about to cross the border— bound for Texas and U.S. feed lots beyond. On one of the three bridges connecting Reynosa with Texas, they might cross paths with the beef and chicken shipments that Lopez imports from the U.S. for his local chains of butcher shops and fried...

  • HONOLULU— A man on a Hawaii- bound flight described as unruly and disheveled was subdued by passengers and a flight attendant who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting to the front of the jet. He was taken into custody after the plane landed and given a medical evaluation before facing a possible federal charge of interference with a flight crew,...

  • In a story May 19 about a flight disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a man who was restrained and taken into custody. Two U.S. fighter jets were summoned Friday to escort a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii after an unruly man was subdued by passengers and flight attendants, who used a drink cart to block...

  • HONOLULU— Two U.S. fighter jets were summoned Friday to escort a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii after an unruly man was subdued by passengers and flight attendants, who used a drink cart to block him from the front of the plane. The man, identified by law enforcement officials as Anil Uskanil, 25, of Turkey, was duct-taped to his seat until the plane landed in...

  • Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Wyoming each gained two, while New Mexico and Ohio each added one. Colorado declined by two rigs and Alaska lost one. Arkansas, California, Kansas, North Dakota, Utah and West Virginia were unchanged.

  • A significant number of the job gains occurred in nine states, led by Texas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Arkansas, Colorado and Oregon reported the lowest unemployment rates since 1976. Colorado's rate, at 2.3 percent, was the nation's lowest. Hawaii, New Hampshire, North Dakota and South Dakota each had jobless rates below 3 percent.

  • A man pauses in an alley on May 18, 2017 in Morgantown, West Virginia.

    Call them the unrecovered—a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession.

  • Ellen Babcock spotted them during one of her many visits to Zeon Signs as part of her interest in sign-making and the installation of public artwork on unused signs in Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico sculpture professor found hundreds of yellowing envelopes containing folded drawings of some of the memorable neon signs on Route 66, one of the first...

  • The rising business activity comes as Jeff Miller prepares to become the 98- year-old company's chief executive officer next month, taking over from Dave Lesar, CEO since 2000.. "We will continue to implement our strategy," Miller said in an interview at the company's Houston headquarters just outside George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

  • The rising business activity comes as Jeff Miller prepares to become the 98- year-old company's chief executive officer next month, taking over from Dave Lesar, CEO since 2000.. "We will continue to implement our strategy," Miller said in an interview at the company's Houston headquarters just outside George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

  • That's true in Mississippi, where job numbers and the overall size of the economy remain below 2008 levels. Unlike states that have long since sprinted ahead, Mississippi is struggling with slow economic growth and slipping population in a place that's rarely at peak economic health. Not only Mississippi, but also Alabama, Michigan, New Mexico, and West Virginia...

  • They tell the story of the U.S. shale resurgence and the quandary it poses for OPEC as it struggles to tame a global glut. Surging U.S. production has stalled OPEC's effort to cut supply. The Permian boom will be high on the agenda as OPEC oil ministers begin gathering in Vienna ahead of a May 25 policy meeting to decide whether to extend output cuts.

  • WASHINGTON, May 16- Democrats are striking back at the U.S. Congress and White House over their push to cut regulations, as Republicans ratchet up attacks on rules they say hurt business and give bureaucrats too much power. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, a Democrat, on Tuesday introduced legislation to kill the Congressional Review Act, a law Republicans used...

  • WASHINGTON, May 16- Democrats are striking back at the regulation-cutting blitz in the U.S. Congress and White House, as Republicans ratchet up attacks on rules they say hurt business and give bureaucrats too much power. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, a Democrat, on Tuesday will introduce legislation to kill the Congressional Review Act, a law Republicans used...

  • WASHINGTON— After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress toward reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that underscores the stakes as Republicans try to roll back Barack Obama's law. Premiums for private insurance were about to jump, and 19 states continued to refuse the ACA's Medicaid...

  • LAS CRUCES, N.M.— The New Mexico company that recalled more than 252,000 pounds of frozen burritos because of possible listeria contamination says they're relocating. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Saturday announced the Green Chile Food Company recall for various frozen burritos containing meat and poultry, after a routine sample of a beef and potato...

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 712 rigs sought oil and 172 explored for natural gas this week. Texas added eight rigs while Colorado, North Dakota, Ohio and Wyoming each added one. Arkansas, California, Kansas, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Utah and West Virginia were unchanged.

  • LOS ANGELES— Lloyd Cotsen, who made a fortune as chairman of the Neutrogena soap and cosmetics company and devoted millions to charity, has died in California. Cotsen died on Monday at his home in Beverly Hills, according to Lynn Berger, a family spokeswoman. The company was sold to Johnson& Johnson in 1994 for $924 million of which Cotsen received about $350 million.

  • SANTA FE, N.M.— The New Mexico Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a request to override budget vetoes, leaving negotiations about how to solve the state's budget crisis— and restore funding to the Legislature— in the hands of the governor and lawmakers. Martinez had urged the state Supreme Court to stay out of budget negotiations and said her vetoes were made in...