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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine deve ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks' earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007.The data issued Wednesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed.The National Association of Realt ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $5.6225 a bushel; Dec corn was 3 cents higher at $3.68 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.41 a bushel; ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated.The upward revision supported exp ...more

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The change made by the Kansas City Chiefs a few years ago was subtle — one word, really — yet it ushered a pronounced change in the way the franchise viewed its most important fans.Season-ticket holders became known as "s ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.Seventy-one percent of Americans say ...more

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SYDNEY (AP) — Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of them all.The sheep apparently had been hiding for years on a farm on the island state of Tasmania and had never been sh ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to remain strong.The four-week average ...more

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The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring are likely to remain strong.Here are the states with the biggest d ...more