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  • President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn towards the White House after arriving on Marine One in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

    Two GOP blueprints for tax reform could put big dents into nonprofits' bottom line.

  • March 29- In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California. It has installed more solar energy than Texas, which has nearly three times the population; more than Arizona, which has twice as many sunny days; and more than New York, which has far more aggressive renewable energy targets.

  • March 28- Electric bills in Georgia and South Carolina could rise more than customers expect if state utilities are left stranded by a Westinghouse Electric Co bankruptcy filing expected this week, consumer advocates said. U.S. nuclear developer Westinghouse is the lead contractor building two nuclear reactors each in Georgia and South Carolina, both of...

  • PHOENIX— A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona, a state that has gone all-in to entice the company by promising minimal government regulation. Uber responded by briefly suspending its self-driving cars in its three testing...

  • Leather made with child labor and under dangerous, polluted conditions in Bangladesh went to factories that produced goods for major U.S. and European shoe and handbag brands and companies, according to a report released Friday by New York- based nonprofit Transparentem. He said Transparentem "continues to make the completely false and unsubstantiated...

  • The report by New York- based Transparentem, released to The Associated Press on Friday, didn't say leather from the tanneries ends up in American and European companies' products, only that the manufacturers of some of those goods receive it. Some companies say they're certain the leather used to make their products was imported from outside Bangladesh, and the...

  • The two remaining Republicans in the Senate were absent and did not cast a vote. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate was overturning a regulation that "makes the internet an uneven playing field, increases complexity, discourages competition, innovation, and infrastructure investment." In a joint statement, Democratic members of the FCC and...

  • WASHINGTON— The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information. The Federal Communications Commission, then controlled by Democrats, put the regulations in place in...

  • A Pakistani girl fills a pot with water from a hand pump on the outskirts of Lahore on March 21, 2017, ahead of World Water Day.

    Ryan Hreljac first began his project to alleviate the shortage of clean water in Uganda when he was in the first grade.

  • This activist began raising funds for wells at 6

    Ryan Hreljac of Ryan's Well Foundation talks about the millions of people around the world, such as India and China, with no access to clean water.

  • NEW YORK, March 21- A New York energy investor was sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to engaging in a years-long scheme to avoid more than $45 million in income and other taxes. District Judge Analisa Torres in Manhattan federal court, according to federal prosecutors. Prosecutors said Zukerman schemed to evade...

  • President Donald Trump and other GOP leaders know they can't just get rid of the law; instead they've vowed to "repeal and replace" it. That's one big reason many budget-conscious Republicans have joined Democrats in opposing the repeal-and-replace version pushed by the White House and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R- Wis.. He vowed during the campaign to leave the...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— Perched atop an Adirondack mountain, the 325- acre site for sale seems to have everything a developer could want: spectacular views, a man-made lake, close proximity to the tourist destination of Saratoga Springs and, oh, former President Ulysses S. Grant lived out his final days in a home next door. But the property on Mount McGregor was also a former New...

  • NEW YORK, March 16- As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelssons is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come. Born in Ethiopia and separated from his family a few years later during the Ethiopian civil war, Samuelsson was then adopted and raised by a Swedish couple, who taught him his earliest lessons about money and work ethic.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelssons is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come. Born in Ethiopia and separated from his family a few years later during the Ethiopian civil war, Samuelsson was then adopted and raised by a Swedish couple, who taught him his earliest lessons about money and work ethic.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelssons is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come. Born in Ethiopia and separated from his family a few years later during the Ethiopian civil war, Samuelsson was then adopted and raised by a Swedish couple, who taught him his earliest lessons about money and work ethic.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelssons is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come. Born in Ethiopia and separated from his family a few years later during the Ethiopian civil war, Samuelsson was then adopted and raised by a Swedish couple, who taught him his earliest lessons about money and work ethic.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelssons is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come. Born in Ethiopia and separated from his family a few years later during the Ethiopian civil war, Samuelsson was then adopted and raised by a Swedish couple, who taught him his earliest lessons about money and work ethic.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelssons is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come. Born in Ethiopia and separated from his family a few years later during the Ethiopian civil war, Samuelsson was then adopted and raised by a Swedish couple, who taught him his earliest lessons about money and work ethic.

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- It's not unusual for a newly minted White House to present what's known as a "skinny budget," a wish list of spending requests for Congress and some basic economic projections. President George H.W. Bush's first take was 193 pages, and President George W. Bush's was around the same length, at 207 pages. It makes no assumptions about "mandatory"...