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  • A layer of pollution can be seen hovering over Los Angeles, California on October 17, 2017.

    Los Angeles kept its dubious distinction as the U.S. city with the dirtiest air, the American Lung Association's annual report said.

  • An Amazon Prime package 

    Food stamp recipients will be able to use online delivery services to buy groceries under a two-year pilot program that just launched in New York.

  • Pedestrians walk past a Rite Aid Corp. store in Oakland, California.

    Rite Aid will start selling CBD creams, lotions and lip balms in Washington and Oregon this month, the company announced Thursday.

  • General view of customers at the Apple Covent Garden re-opening and iPhone XR launch at Apple store, Covent Garden on October 26, 2018 in London, England.

    Here's what they're accused of.

  • March 27- Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd is seeking to sell Grindr LLC, the popular gay dating app it has owned since 2016, after a U.S. government national security panel raised concerns about its ownership, according to people familiar with the matter. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has informed Kunlun that its...

  • March 27- Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd is seeking to sell Grindr LLC, the popular gay dating app it has owned since 2016, after a U.S. government national security panel raised concerns about its ownership, according to people familiar with the matter. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has informed Kunlun that its...

  • NEW YORK, March 25- Apple Inc said on Monday it will launch a credit card with Goldman Sachs Group Inc this summer that can be used to earn cash back on the purchase of Apple products, but analysts suggest its rewards do not stand out among rivals. The Apple Card will sync with iPhone's users' Apple Wallet and work through its payment system Apple Pay, said Jennifer...

  • CUPERTINO, Calif., March 25- Apple Inc attempted to reintroduce itself on Monday as an entertainment and financial services company that also makes iPhones as it launched a streaming television service, a credit card and an online gaming arcade. The move could be seen as a first step to challenging streaming video leaders Netflix and Amazon, although Apple is...

  • CUPERTINO, Calif., March 25- Apple Inc attempted to reintroduce itself on Monday as an entertainment and financial services company that also makes iPhones as it launched a streaming television service, a credit card and an online gaming arcade. Apple has commissioned programming from Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg.

  • CUPERTINO, Calif., March 25- Apple lifted the curtain on Monday on a television and movie streaming service that will allow users of its 1.4 billion gadgets worldwide to stream television shows and movies, both Apple originals and those from other creators, in a first step to challenge streaming video leaders Netflix and Amazon. Apple has commissioned...

  • Chief Executive Tim Cook introduced Monday's event at the glass-enclosed Steve Jobs Theater at Apple's Cupertino, California, headquarters, saying the event would focus on the technology company's services, not its hardware. Cook also said Apple Pay, its digital wallet, will soon be usable on public transit systems in Portland, Oregon, Chicago and New York City.

  • WASHINGTON, March 19- Following the live-streaming on social media of the mass shooting in New Zealand, the chair of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security wrote a letter to top executives of four major technology companies urging them to do a better job of removing violent political content. "If you are unwilling to do so, Congress must consider policies to...

  • The new rules, announced by the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management, fits within the Trump administration's broader plan to increase energy production on federal lands by loosening environmental regulations. They include California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming. Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota opted out of amending...

  • Sen. Jeff Merkley

    U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon says he has decided against seeking the Democratic nomination for president and instead wants to focus on getting re-elected senator in 2020.

  • An Amtrak train sits idleat Penn Station in New York.

    Workers are trying to free an Amtrak train with 183 passengers aboard that has been stuck since Sunday after hitting a tree that fell on the tracks near Eugene, Oregon.

  • Congested airport terminals and gates have areas that many frequent travelers are willing to pay a fee to avoid – and there are alternatives on offer.

  • Feb 13- SunPower Corp is seeking a strategic partner for its solar panel manufacturing business, an arrangement that could allow it to expand the U.S. factory it acquired last year, Chief Executive Tom Werner said on Wednesday. SunPower makes most of its products overseas but bought the Oregon factory last year at the same time it was seeking an exemption from the...

  • A millennial couple looking at a home for sale in Los Angeles.

    A growing number of Californians are contemplating moving from the state due to the sky-high cost of living, with sentiment highest among millennial residents, according to a study released Wednesday.

  • Feb 3- The Federal Reserve's decision to stop raising interest rates puts a "fundamentally healthy" U.S. economy on track to further growth, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari suggested on Sunday. "I think we still have room to run in the U.S. economy," Kashkari said at a town hall at a church in Long Lake, Minnesota. "We at the Fed cannot control if...

  • Feb 3- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is "coming around" to the view that the U.S. central bank should wait until wages and inflation pick up before raising interest rates again, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari said on Sunday. "I have been urging my colleagues:' Hey let's take it easy,"' Kashkari said in a town hall in Long Lake, Minnesota,...