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Google stock crosses $1,000 mark after earnings

  NEW YORK (AP) — Strong third-quarter results have sent Google shares past the $1,000 mark for the first time. Shortly after the markets opened Friday, Google Inc. shares jumped more than 12 percent to […]

10/18/2013

Trader Robert McQuade works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks rise as debt talks continue in Washington

The closer Washington gets to a deal over the debt ceiling, the higher stocks go. Stock prices rose for a second day in a row on Friday as investors bet against a U.S. debt default. […]

10/11/2013

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Gov. Brown to sign bill giving immigrants licenses

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill adding California to a growing list of states that grant driver licenses to immigrants in the country illegally. Brown is scheduled […]

10/02/2013

Writer George Saunders at the TIME 100 Gala celebrating the "100 Most Influential People in the World" in New York, April 23, 2013. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Pynchon, Lahiri among book award finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Publishers hope that the new rules in place for the National Book Awards, for which the first-ever long-lists were announced this week, will lead to the kind of sales enjoyed by […]

09/19/2013

This screenshot taken from Twitter shows the company's posting on its official account Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.”  Twitter is taking advantage of federal legislation passed last year that allows companies with less than $1 billion in revenue in its last fiscal year to avoid submitting public IPO documents.  (AP Photo/Twitter)

Twitter tweets it’ll go public

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is going public. The short messaging service aptly tweeted on Thursday it has filed confidential documents for an initial public offering of stock. But the documents are sealed, as Twitter […]

09/12/2013

In this Aug. 29, 2013 photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York, two kittens stand between the rails on subway tracks in the Brooklyn borough of New York.  (AP Photo/Metropolitan Transit Authority)

2 kittens that stopped NYC subway service found

NEW YORK (AP) — It only took two kittens to stop the city’s subway in its tracks. Power was cut to the B and Q lines in Brooklyn for more than an hour after a […]

08/29/2013

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

Manning’s gender transition sets up legal showdown

Bradley Manning is the first transgender military inmate to ask for hormone treatments, officials say, a request that could lead to a legal showdown over how — and if — the soldier convicted in the […]

08/23/2013

Hedgehogs named for infant prince move to castle

MOSCOW (AP) — Three rare albino hedgehog babies, born on the same day as Britain’s new prince, have moved into a miniature castle at a Moscow petting zoo. George, Alexander and Louis are named after […]

08/22/2013

Offshore oil drilling platform 'Gail' operated by Venoco, Inc., is shown off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif.  (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Calif. panel launches probe into offshore fracking

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California regulators have launched an investigation into offshore hydraulic fracturing after revelations that the practice had quietly occurred off the coast for the past two decades. The California Coastal Commission promised […]

08/15/2013

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NYC library selling 22,000 vinyl LPs for $1 each

NEW YORK (AP) — Vinyl record collectors are flocking to New York City’s Lincoln Center for a sale of albums that were donated to the New York Public Library. The library is selling 22,000 records […]

08/09/2013

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