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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez gets a hit in his first at bat against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at US Cellular Field in Chicago on Monday, Aug., 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

Electronic trail helped MLB gain Biogenesis bans

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook friends. Transcripts of BlackBerry instant messages. Records of texts. Major League Baseball’s investigators used an arsenal of high-tech tools to collect the evidence that persuaded a dozen players to accept […]

08/07/2013

Aging drivers present new transportation challenge (audio)

WASHINGTON — Baby boomers started driving at a young age and became more mobile than any generation before or since. They practically invented the two-car family and escalated traffic congestion when women began commuting to […]

11/09/2012

Stocks close sharply lower

NEW YORK (AP) – It’s been one of the worst days of the year on Wall Street. Weak corporate earnings reports pummeled stocks Tuesday. Early figures show the Dow Jones industrial average is ending the […]

10/23/2012

FedEx sees online shoppers powering holiday record

NEW YORK (AP) – FedEx expects to ship 280 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, up 13 percent from a year ago, thanks to consumers’ growing fondness for shopping online. FedEx moves a bulk of […]

10/22/2012

Shootings expose cracks in US mental health system

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Last week’s fatal shooting at a Minneapolis sign company may be just the latest example of a family that fell through the cracks in the U.S. mental health system. The shooter, Andrew […]

10/01/2012

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