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  • NEW YORK, March 3- The ranking Democrat on the U.S. Senate subcommittee on children and families wants a congressional watchdog agency to investigate whether states are complying with a federal law meant to protect newborns in drug withdrawal and help their families. Government Accountability Office, Senator Robert Casey of Pennsylvania asked that the...

  • TORONTO, March 1- Consumer advocates accused Canadian telecom and cable companies of failing to adequately promote the launch on Tuesday of cheaper basic packages of television channels under sweeping new rules imposed by the country's broadcast regulator. Rogers Communications Inc and BCE Inc's Bell, two of Canada's biggest distributors, listed the C $25...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 26- Dow Chemical Co's agreement to pay $835 million to settle a price-fixing dispute provides evidence that Justice Antonin Scalia's death is a blow to businesses that have had success recently in challenging class action cases at the U.S. Supreme Court. Following Scalia's Feb. 13 death, the court's conservative wing lacks the five votes needed "...

  • COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 25- A top adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urged a U.S. regulator on Thursday to not abandon a proposal to limit the number of futures contracts traders can hold on certain commodities. A committee advising the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has urged it to drop its plan to cap the futures contracts...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Justice Department convened a meeting with social media companies and other groups on Wednesday to discuss ways to counter the use of cyberspace by militant extremist groups like Islamic State and support strategic counter-messaging campaigns. Twitter, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Apple Inc were among the companies...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Justice Department convened a meeting with social media companies and other groups on Wednesday to discuss ways to counter the use of cyberspace by militant extremist groups like Islamic State. Wednesday's summit comes amid prolonged tensions between Silicon Valley and the Obama administration. The meeting is the second in as...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Justice Department said it had convened a meeting with social media companies and other groups on Wednesday to discuss ways to counter the use of cyberspace by militant extremists. "The U.S. government recognizes that these private-sector actors, which include NGOs, social media companies, and content producers, have a crucial role to...

  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said this past December was the warmest on record for the contiguous United States, leading to below-normal snowfall for the dense U.S. New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland and New Hampshire account for about 15 percent of U.S. gasoline consumption, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Energy...

  • MONTREAL/ WASHINGTON Feb 8- Global aviation experts agreed on Monday to the world's first carbon dioxide emissions standards for new and existing aircraft programs, in a deal that environmental groups said does not go far enough. The new standards, aimed at makers of small and large planes alike, will apply to all new aircraft models launched after 2020, the...

  • MONTREAL/ WASHINGTON Feb 8- Global aviation leaders agreed on Monday to the world's first carbon dioxide emissions standards for new and existing aircraft manufacturing programs starting in 2020, two sources familiar with the matter said. The new standards, aimed at makers of small and large planes alike, were agreed to at the United Nations aviation agency...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 4- The gender pay gap is a hot topic in the presidential campaign, and President Barack Obama has been hammering on it, too. Women who work full-time, year-round, made just 79 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts in 2014, U.S. Census Bureau data shows. The income gap translates directly to lower income from Social Security and pensions-...

  • Starbucks beverage.

    Marshawn Lynch, a Seattle Seahawks running back, teamed up with Starbucks to create a limited edition drink called Beast Mode.

  • Jacob Bailey conducts assembly work on an SUV chassis at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington, Texas.

    Federal prosecutors are set to announce a settlement on a criminal investigation into how GM concealed a deadly problem with ignition switches.

  • Ice Bucket Challenge 2.0

    Get ready for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Part II.

  • Hailey Fort, 9, builds houses for the homeless.

    In less than two weeks, a young girl from Washington has crowdfunded her work helping the homeless.

  • GHIT: A fund for neglected tropical diseases

    BT Slingsby, CEO of the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT), explains why it is developing new innovative health technologies to combat diseases like tuberculosis and malaria.

  • Mary Wittenberg and Richard Branson to launch Virgin Sport.

    Mary Wittenberg of NYRR will join Virgin Sport, a branch of Virgin Group that aims to grow participation in running and cycling events.

  • Access top challenge in Nepal: British Red Cross

    Mark South, Beneficiary Communications Delegate at British Red Cross, says access to rural areas of Nepal remain difficult following a serious earthquake over the weekend.

  • This kid entrepreneur made $5,000

    Yash Semlani, an 8-year-old entrepreneur, tells CNBC's Martin Song how his first business venture made $5,000.

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie attend a ceremony for the NFL Super Bowl Host Committee, February 1, 2014 in New York City.

    Whenever you hear 'nonprofit', the last thing you think of is a multi-billion sports organization.