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  • Complicating the rising demand from last-minute shoppers was a recent recall by Amazon that forced libraries and health centers around the country to recall glasses they gave away or sold. The ones still for sale on Amazon were going for steep prices Friday, around $11- $12 each. Nancy West, a 67- year-old retired nurse from Utah, was delighted to be among the final...

  • HELENA, Mont.— Montana's health care co-op, one of America's few remaining alternatives to traditional health insurance, will resume accepting new enrollees Sunday after it voluntarily pulled itself from the state's insurance marketplace in December. Just four remain— in Montana, Wisconsin, Maine and New Mexico. The Montana Health Co-op, which also serves...

  • BOISE, Idaho _ U.S. Geothermal Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $440,000 in its second quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 4 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • BOISE, Idaho— A group that represents farmers says saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest is too costly and is turning to the Trump administration. The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association wants the government to convene a Cabinet-level committee known as the "God Squad" with the power to allow exemptions to the...

  • WASHINGTON— The Interior Department on Monday unveiled a plan to protect the threatened sage grouse that gives Western states greater flexibility to allow mining, logging and other economic development where it now is prohibited. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced the strategy for the ground-dwelling bird that has suffered a dramatic population...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee asked its Republican leaders in a letter to summon Wells Fargo Chairman Stephen Sanger and Chief Executive Tim Sloan. That letter accompanied one sent by Representative Maxine Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, who wants to know how Wells Fargo wrongly charged roughly 570,000...

  • Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee plan to ask Republicans in leadership to summon Wells Fargo Chairman Stephen Sanger and Chief Executive Tim Sloan to answer how sales abuses went unchecked at the bank for so long, according to a draft letter viewed by Reuters. That letter would follow one sent on Tuesday by Representative Maxine Waters, the top...

  • NEW YORK, July 24- A sluggish forecast for U.S. economic growth as well as an increase in U.S. states' Medicaid and pension contribution costs is creating a budgetary squeeze in many state capitols, according to a research report issued by S&P Global Ratings on Monday. "And while the risk that federal policy could trigger a recession has eased, the potential for a...

  • July 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc and John Malone's Liberty Media Corp are exploring an investment of between $10 billion and $20 billion in U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, people familiar with the matter said. Masayoshi Son, the chief executive of Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, which controls Sprint, met Buffett and Malone separately this week...

  • July 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc and John Malone's Liberty Media Corp are exploring an investment of between $10 billion and $20 billion in U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, people familiar with the matter said. Masayoshi Son, the chief executive of Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, which controls Sprint, met Buffett and Malone separately this week...

  • July 14- Sprint Corp's chairman, Masayoshi Son, has engaged in talks with Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Warren Buffett and media mogul John Malone to discuss a potential investment in the U.S. wireless company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Son met Buffett and Malone, the chairman of Liberty Interactive Corp, separately this week at an annual gathering...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semiannual monetary policy testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary policy before the National Bureau of Economic Research Monetary Economics Summer Institute, in Cambridge, Mass. 1700 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semiannual monetary policy testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary policy before the National Bureau of Economic Research Monetary Economics Summer Institute, in Cambridge, Mass. 1700 GMT.

  • NEW YORK- Simon Potter, executive vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, speaks on "The Foreign Exchange Global Code" before the 14th Annual FX Week USA Conference, in New York 1345 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee- 1400 GMT.