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  • CHICAGO— President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities, meaning shoppers on the insurance exchanges will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage. People will have 45 days to shop for 2018 coverage, starting Nov. 1 and...

  • It was unclear how McCain's absence might affect a crucial Senate vote on legislation to dismantle and replace Obamacare, with Republicans so divided that the absence of a single "yes" vote could doom the healthcare bill. McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, was resting comfortably at home in good condition after the Friday operation, according to...

  • Heat waves ripple across the tarmac at Sky Harbor International Airport as downtown Phoenix stands in the background as an airplane lands June 20, 2017 in Phoenix.

    Heat-related flight disruptions will become more common in the next few decades, USA Today reports.

  • SUPERIOR, Arizona, July 13- Rio Tinto's proposed Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona would tunnel 7,000 feet underground, where rocks radiate heat from the earths molten core. It is also the project President Donald Trump's Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, had in mind as he began crafting a "hit list" of regulations that should be killed to speed industrial...

  • SUPERIOR, Arizona, July 13- Rio Tinto's proposed Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona would tunnel 7,000 feet underground, where rocks radiate heat from the earths molten core. It is also the project President Donald Trump's Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, had in mind as he began crafting a "hit list" of regulations that should be killed to speed industrial...

  • PHOENIX— A former Arizona lawmaker known as the driving force behind most of the state's toughest immigration laws is moving to challenge the university system for temporarily allowing young immigrants protected from deportation to keep paying lower-cost in-state tuition. The court decision last month sets Arizona apart from other states that are...

  • NEW YORK— The Associated Press on Wednesday named its enterprise editor for the Western U.S. to a new role on its global enterprise team, appointing Raghu Vadarevu to the position of news editor for digital storytelling. The appointment was announced by Global Enterprise Editor Marjorie Miller. His projects include a piece on staffing irregularities at a...

  • A Google Waymo self-driving Lexus on the road in Arizona

    To boost its economy, Arizona is supporting Google self-driving cars and Airbnb, and it just landed a major electric-car manufacturing deal.

  • WASHINGTON, July 10- President Donald Trump's effort to roll back Obamacare faced growing obstacles on Monday as Republicans who control the U.S. Senate remained divided over how to curb the costs of their proposed healthcare bill and prevent millions from losing coverage. White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus, told "Fox News Sunday" that Trump still...

  • White House chief of staff Reince Priebus told "Fox News Sunday" that Trump, who made repeal and replacement of Obamacare a central plank of his 2016 campaign, still expected the Senate to pass a healthcare bill either before the scheduled start of Congress' August recess "or maybe a little bit into" the recess. "My view is that it's probably going to be dead," Senator...

  • NEW YORK, June 30- The former chief financial officer of American Realty Capital Properties Inc was convicted on Friday of deceiving investors by inflating the real estate investment trust's financial statements. Jurors in a federal court in Manhattan found Brian Block guilty of fraud and conspiracy following a three-week trial. American Realty shares...

  • June 29- A U.S. prosecutors on Thursday urged jurors to convict the former chief financial officer of American Realty Capital Properties Inc over allegations he inflated the real estate investment trust's financial statements, winding down a three-week trial. Attorney Edward Imperatore told the jurors that in July 2014, Block plugged fake numbers into a...

  • Homeland Security officials on Wednesday will unveil enhanced security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States but not an immediate expansion of an in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices because they might carry bombs, sources briefed on the matter said. Reuters reported earlier this month that the United States had...

  • There is no evidence of mispricing in major markets, leverage has been reduced and prime real estate is priced at about fair value, said Peter Hayes, PGIM Real Estate's global head of investment research. PGIM, which manages $65.9 billion in real estate assets, said opportunities can be found in non-gateway U.S. markets such as Dallas and Phoenix and non-central...

  • There is no evidence of mispricing in major markets, leverage has been reduced and prime real estate is priced at about fair value, said Peter Hayes, PGIM Real Estate's global head of investment research. PGIM, which manages $65.9 billion in real estate assets, said opportunities can be found in non-gateway U.S. markets such as Dallas and Phoenix and non-central...

  • PGIM, which manages $65.9 billion in real estate assets, said opportunities can be found in the non-gateway U.S. markets such as Dallas and Phoenix and non-central business districts in Asia and Europe where office rental demand looks strong. Ongoing demand for warehousing in the United States and elsewhere because of e-commerce and the world's growing...

  • Shares in traditional rental car companies such as Avis and Hertz Global Holdings Inc have taken a beating as more travelers use ride services such as Lyft and Uber Technologies Inc The Waymo-Avis deal points to a potential future for rental car companies as managers for fleets of shared and autonomous vehicles require their services changing tires,...

  • TEL AVIV, June 26- Israeli energy conglomerate Delek said its planned sale of a controlling stake in Israeli insurer Phoenix Holdings to China's Fujian Yango Group has been called off by both sides after it failed to secure regulatory approval. "Due to the prolonged process of obtaining the approval for the sale of control in Phoenix to Yango Group, the two sides...

  • There's a scientific reason why hot weather has grounded planes at Phoenix airport

    Extreme heat at Phoenix airport is grounding planes.

  • Heat at Phoenix Sky harbor airport is grounding flights on smaller aircraft, particularly flights on Bombardier CRJ planes.