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LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.The state is traditionally one of the country's largest honey producers, with abundant crop ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is telling jurors that his time in public office took a toll on his marriage.McDonnell went back on the witness stand Thursday as his public corruption trial resumed in federal court in Ric ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly higher in early trading Thursday, helped by a report that showed the number of people seeking unemployment benefits remains at a multi-year low.KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was up 37 poi ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs.The carrier has been looking for ways to woo back some of its top fliers who defected to other carriers following a rocky merger wi ...more

AP News - 48 mins ago

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga has left its port in Rhode Island for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped.The ship departed Naval Station Newport on Thursday morning and was making its way ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index closer toward another record high.Traders were encouraged by the latest encouraging sign in the U.S. job market, a decline last week in the number of peo ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Cardinal Edmund Szoka, former Vatican City governor, head of Detroit archdiocese, dies at 86. ...more

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ORANGE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.The Orange County Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Paul Scott Stoner of Unionville is ...more

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.She ordered an iced coffee around 7 a.m. Wednesday in St. Petersburg and asked to pay for the caramel macchiato for t ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment aid fall by 14K to 298K, another sign of improving job market. ...more