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  • April 17- At a truck stop in Ridgefield, New Jersey, driver Paul Richards reviews a notebook where he tracks miles driven and what he is hauling. Across the United States, drivers, regional operators and industry officials say the $700 billion U.S. trucking sector slipped in late 2018, with the fall continuing into this year. An ACT Research index of truck carrier...

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  • Warner Bros.' latest DC superhero adventure easily topped charts in North America, pocketing $53 million when it debuted in 4,217 venues. The film, made by Warner Bros.' New Line division, also earned $3 million in advanced screenings, bringing its domestic haul to $56 million. Warner Bros. and New Line spent $98 million to produce "Shazam!

  • ARUNDEL, Maine, March 19- For Maine dairy farmer Fred Stone, the discovery in 2016 that his cows were producing tainted milk has since brought financial ruin and threatened to shut down a century-old family business. The discovery of contaminated sites in Maine and around the country prompted Maine Governor Janet Mills this month to form a task force to study the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- The U.S. Senate is poised on Thursday to confirm President Donald Trump's candidate, a former coal lobbyist, to lead the nation's top environmental regulator, a nomination that has infuriated conservation groups and Democrats. Environmental Protection Agency acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a Washington insider with years of...

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  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Feb 1- Bone-chilling cold that paralyzed a chunk of the United States this week and killed at least 18 people eased on Friday as an errant Arctic air mass retreated ahead of a warmer-than-normal weekend in areas of the Midwest and Northeast. In Chicago, where the mercury dipped as low as minus 22 Fahrenheit this week, temperatures of 22 F by Friday...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Feb 1- Bone-chilling cold that paralyzed a large part of the United States this week and caused at least 18 deaths eased on Friday as an errant Arctic air mass retreated, setting the stage for a warmer-than-normal weekend in areas of the Midwest and Northeast. In Chicago, where the mercury dipped as low as minus 22 Fahrenheit earlier this week,...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Feb 1- Frigid weather that paralyzed a large swath of the United States this week and caused at least 21 deaths began easing on Friday as an Arctic air mass pulled away, setting the stage for a warmer weekend in the Midwest and the Northeast. Bryan Jackson, a National Weather Service meteorologist, said the core of the vortex was pulling north into...

  • Bryan Jackson, a National Weather Service meteorologist, said the core of the vortex was pulling north into eastern Canada, though residual icy air was still pushing over to the U.S. Temperatures on Friday morning ranged from below zero Fahrenheit to the teens in parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Jersey. Now the high pressure is over...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 29- A blast of Arctic air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, bone-chilling cold to a wide swath of the United States on Tuesday, stretching from the Dakotas through Maine, with snow expected as far south as Alabama and Georgia. By nightfall the mercury was hovering at 0 F in Chicago, 7 F in Detroit and minus 21 f in Minneapolis. "This could possibly be...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 29- A blast of Arctic air from the polar vortex brought record-setting cold to a wide swath of the United States on Tuesday, stretching from the Dakotas through Maine, with snow expected as far south as Alabama and Georgia. By late afternoon, the mercury was hovering at 4 F in Chicago, 10 F in Detroit and minus 15 f in Minneapolis. "This could possibly be...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 29- A blast of Arctic air from the polar vortex brought record-setting cold to a wide swath of the United States on Tuesday, stretching from the Dakotas through Maine, with snow expected as far south as Alabama and Georgia. By mid-afternoon, the mercury was hovering at 6 F in Chicago, 12 F in Detroit and minus 22 F in Fargo, North Dakota.

  • Jan 29- A blast of arctic-chilled air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, record-setting cold to a wide swath of the eastern United States on Tuesday, stretching from the Dakotas through Maine, with snow expected as far south as Alabama and Georgia. The Midwest will be the hardest-hit area, with a life-threatening wind chill bringing temperatures down as...

  • The Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for a swath of the eastern United States that is home to 100 million people, said meteorologist Rich Otto of the U.S. The storm system, which was moving from west to east and was strengthened by arctic air from Canada, hit many parts of the Midwest on Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

  • The Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings or advisories for a swath of the eastern United States that is home to 100 million people, said meteorologist Rich Otto of the U.S. The storm system, which was moving from west to east and was strengthened by arctic air from Canada, hit many parts of the Midwest on Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Democrats, led by new Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, consider the wall to be immoral and have declined to approve the $5.6 billion Trump wants to make good on the signature promise of his 2016 presidential campaign. The debate was a "very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are,"...