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Yellen: Expect Fed to gradually hike rates over next 3 yearsFed Chair Yellen: Fed nearing economic goals, expect gradual rate hikes over next few years
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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is seen in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Garland has put on his judge’s robes again. Garland stopped hearing cases last March after he was nominated to fill the seat of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February. But after Republicans blocked Garland’s confirmation it was announced in mid-December that the chief judge of the D.C. Circuit would again begin hearing cases. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Supreme Court nominee returns to bench as judge, not justiceSupreme Court nominee Merrick Garland has put on his judge's robes again
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
FILE- In this Saturday Dec. 3, 2016 file photo, Gambian President elect Adama Barrow sits for an interview with the Associated Press at his residence in Yundum, Gambia.  Barrow waits to take up the reins of power, as Gambian President Yahya Jammeh clings to power Wednesday Jan. 18, 2017, after more than two decades governing the west African country. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
West African bloc vows Gambia intervention at midnightWest African bloc vows Gambia intervention at midnight as president clings to power
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Owner of counterfeit lenses firm gets prison in federal caseA 30-year-old man who admitted illegally importing and selling counterfeit contact lenses across the U.S. without a prescription has been sentenced in Las Vegas to nearly four years in federal prison
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Beckham tops NFLer on Twitter, Kaepernick 49thGiants receiver Odell Beckham Jr., had the most engagement on Twitter among NFL players this season, while Colin Kaepernick was only a surprising 49th
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
FILE - This Sept. 29, 2016 file photo, shows a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline under construction near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners, the company building the oil pipeline, asked a a federal judge on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
Federal study on Dakota Access pipeline to move forwardA federal judge won't keep the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
AP FACT CHECK: Accident didn't kill anti-Trump protestersA story shared on social media that claims six people protesting President-elect Donald Trump were killed when they were hit by a truck on a Seattle freeway is false
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes were mixed in a listless morning of trading Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, while bond yields and the dollar resumed their climbs. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US stock indexes stay stuck; bond yields and dollar riseThe most listless stretch of trading in more than three years continues as U.S. stock indexes stay close to flat
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
In break with Trump, EPA pick says climate change isn't hoaxDonald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Washington State Patrol Trooper Wes Cook sets up flares Wednesday morning, Jan. 18, 2017, to close Harvey Shaw Road just north of Walla Walla, Wash. Freezing rain, ice and fallen trees forced the closure of highways and roads in Oregon and Washington on Wednesday. (Lehman Photo/Walla Walla Union-Bulletin via AP)
Ice storm paralyzes parts of Oregon, Washington stateAn ice storm has shut down parts of major highways and interstates in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed the hardest hit towns along the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice coating the ground in some places
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Driver clocked at 91 mph in snowstorm wanted new car stereoNew Hampshire State Police say a driver clocked at 91 mph during a snowstorm said she was late for an appointment to have a new car stereo installed
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Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 9-15A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Jan. 9-15
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