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  • A woman waits for a subway train in New York City.

    Today, train delays are rising, and even a hiccup like a sick passenger or a signal malfunction can inundate stations with passengers.

  • The 86- page report, seen by Reuters and published on Friday on the regulations.gov website that the EPA manages, was from the EPA's cancer assessment review committee. The EPA took down the report and other documents on Monday afternoon, saying it did so "because our assessment is not final," in an emailed statement to Reuters. The EPA declined to comment on whether...

  • SYDNEY/ LONDON, May 2- Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright identified himself as the creator of controversial digital currency bitcoin on Monday but experts were divided over whether he really was the elusive person who has gone by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto until now. But Wright made no reference to the row in a BBC interview identifying himself as...

  • SYDNEY/ LONDON, May 2- Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright identified himself as the creator of controversial digital currency bitcoin on Monday but experts were divided over whether he really was the elusive person who has gone by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto until now. But Wright made no reference to the row in a BBC interview identifying himself as...

  • Christy Turlington at the NYSE

    Supermodel Christy Turlington Burns speaks to the "Closing Bell" team at the New York Stock Exchange about her organization, Every Mother Counts.

  • April 20- Hong Kong stocks suffered their biggest loss in two weeks on Wednesday, falling roughly 1 percent, as a sharp sell-off in mainland China markets soured investor sentiment. All main sectors fell in Hong Kong, with energy and utility sectors among the biggest decliners. Its founder Pony Ma said he plans to donate 100 million company shares, worth more than...

  • Peter Frumhoff of the Union of Concerned Scientists, which has urged action on climate change, and Matt Pawa, who litigated against Exxon in a global warming case, were listed as presenters at a March 29 meeting of more than a dozen state prosecutors, according to emails between the offices of attorneys general in New York and Vermont. Participating in the meeting...

  • WASHINGTON, April 15- President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle donated less to charities in 2015 as their income also dipped, tax returns released by the White House showed on Friday. Their top charity donation of $9,066 went to Fisher House Foundation, which provides housing for military families near military hospitals. The couple also gave $5,000 to the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 14- The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled new oil well control rules to prevent the kind of blowout that happened six years ago on a BP Plc rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The Interior Department's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement announced the finalized regulations, which include more stringent design requirements and...

  • WASHINGTON, April 14- The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled new oil well control rules to prevent the kind of blowout that happened six years ago on a BP Plc rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The Interior Department's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement announced the finalized regulations, which include more stringent design requirements and...

  • Three state regulatory bodies and the city Water and Power Department warned last week the region faced up to 14 days of blackouts this summer as gas-fired power plants go without supplies normally furnished by the crippled Aliso Canyon field when electricity demand peaks. Southern California Gas Co, the division of San Diego- based utility giant Sempra...

  • In a complaint filed on Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan, the SEC said Bassily, 50, routinely misled customers, including charities, religious organizations and retirement funds, about their trading costs. Bassily, a Manhattan resident with a business degree from Columbia University, also coached traders on the amount of hidden charges, known internally...

  • JACKSON, Miss., April 6- Executives of several major U.S. corporations urged Mississippi on Wednesday to repeal a new state law that allows businesses to deny wedding services to same-sex couples on religious grounds. The measure, which also permits employers to cite principles of faith in setting workplace policies on dress code, grooming and bathroom access,...

  • WASHINGTON, March 31- Video provider Netflix did not violate any U.S. regulations when it "throttled" the picture quality for AT&T and Verizon wireless customers and the FCC has no plans to investigate, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said on Thursday. Wheeler said Netflix's conduct was "outside" the FCC's net neutrality rules adopted last year, because the FCC is not...

  • TOKYO/ WASHINGTON, March 24- South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has written to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz demanding a shipment of weapons-grade plutonium en route to her state from Japan be turned back or sent elsewhere, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters. The ship loaded with weapons-grade plutonium left Japan for a Department of Energy...

  • NEW YORK, March 17- When you dump out your shoe box full of receipts on the kitchen table to do you taxes, sorting out what is deductible and what is not can be the biggest puzzle. That is a plausible reason why 68 percent of filers forgo this torturous process and file for the standard deduction, according to IRS statistics for 2013, the latest year available.

  • Steven Nardizzi, CEO of the Wounded Warrior Project.

    The Wounded Warrior Project fired its top two executives Thursday after accusations of lavish spending, the NYT reports.

  • *India on "priority watch" for allowing cheap drug copies. MUMBAI, March 8- India has given private assurances that it will not grant licences allowing local firms to override patents and make cheap copies of drugs by big Western drugmakers, a U.S. business advocacy group said. The USTR has placed India on its "priority watch" list for two years in a row saying the...

  • *India on "priority watch" for allowing cheap drug copies. MUMBAI, March 8- India has given private assurances that it will not grant licenses allowing local firms to override patents and make cheap copies of drugs by big Western drugmakers, a U.S. business advocacy group said. The USTR has placed India on its "priority watch" list for two years in a row saying the...

  • Chief Justice John Roberts denied a petition made last week by the states, led by Michigan, to put the rule on hold after a federal appeals court decided in December to leave it intact while the EPA reassessed costs of implementing the regulation. The Supreme Court ruled last June that the EPA should have considered compliance costs when it decided to limit...