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Will Economic Boom Complicate Curbing Immigration?

By Colleen Long | Aug 4
With the number of jobs available exceeding the number of Americans seeking jobs, employers are looking beyond the border to fill openings, and migrants are coming to the country in search of work.

1st Year of Nevada Marijuana Sales Smokes Expectations

1st Year of Nevada Marijuana Sales Smokes Expectations

By Scott Sonner | Aug 4
Nevada regulators and industry insiders say the state's first year of broad marijuana legalization has exceeded even their highest expectations, with sales and tax collections already surpassing year-end projections by 25 percent.

Financial Fruit: Apple Becomes 1st Trillion-Dollar Company

Financial Fruit: Apple Becomes 1st Trillion-Dollar Company

By Michael Liedtke | Aug 2
Apple has become the world's first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion.

What Do Colleges Want? It's Hiding in Plain Sight

What Do Colleges Want? It's Hiding in Plain Sight

By Liz Weston | Aug 1
The college application process can seem pretty mysterious to the uninitiated. But what colleges want from their applicants isn't a secret. Schools telegraph what they're after in the form of big data that's available online to anyone.

Faced with Losses, MoviePass Discount Tix Service Hikes Fee

Faced with Losses, MoviePass Discount Tix Service Hikes Fee

By Anick Jesdanun | Aug 1
MoviePass, the discount service for movie tickets, is raising prices by 50 percent and barring viewings of most major releases during the first two weeks.

Kochs Won't Help Top GOP Senate Candidate in Key State

Kochs Won't Help Top GOP Senate Candidate in Key State

By Steve Peoples | Jul 31
The conservative Koch brothers' network will not help elect the Republican Senate candidate in North Dakota after determining that the Republican challenger is no better than the Democratic incumbent.

On Trade Policy, Trump is Turning GOP Orthodoxy on Its Head

On Trade Policy, Trump is Turning GOP Orthodoxy on Its Head

By Kevin Freking | Jul 30
President Donald Trump's trade policies are turning long-established Republican orthodoxy on its head, marked by tariff fights and now $12 billion in farm aid that represents the type of government intervention GOP voters railed against a decade ago.

Can Big-Spending U.S. Consumers and Businesses Sustain Growth?

Can Big-Spending U.S. Consumers and Businesses Sustain Growth?

By Christopher Rugabr | Jul 30
Americans spent with abandon this spring. Businesses invested in more buildings and equipment. And exports jumped. Combined, those factors drove economic growth in the April-June quarter to a 4.1 percent annual rate. It probably can't last.

'Koch Brothers' Rebrand Underway, Still A Conservative Force

'Koch Brothers' Rebrand Underway, Still A Conservative Force

By Steve Peoples | Jul 29
The conservative Koch brothers are no more - even if they remain a political powerhouse.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Skews Claims on Economy, GDP Growth

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Skews Claims on Economy, GDP Growth

By Christopher Rugaber | Jul 27
President Donald Trump is prematurely claiming he proved naysayers wrong in boosting U.S. economic growth.

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