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McCartney has long sought control of The Beatles hits he co-authored and has filed a court case against the company that controls them.
March 15, 2017
The Fed also said it is looking to increase rates three times in 2018, as inflation approaches the central bank's target annual rate of 2 percent and the unemployment rate appears stable.
March 15, 2017
The speaker continues to make the case for the American Health Care Act despite growing resistance within the GOP and tepid public support from President Trump.
March 15, 2017
On a flight from Beijing to Melbourne, a passenger's personal headphones caught fire while she was sleeping, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau says.
March 15, 2017
The Alternative Minimum Tax was passed to target the ultra-wealthy, but today it's more likely to affect the upper-middle class.
March 15, 2017
Newly released internal emails show Monsanto executives scrambling to counter a U.N. agency's conclusion that glyphosate can cause cancer. One executive proposed "ghost-writing" scientific papers.
March 15, 2017
The government is targeting gays and groups seen as promoting homosexuality. HIV clinics fear they'll be shut down. Patients say they're afraid to come in for their medications.
March 15, 2017
Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul, is seeing strikes and protests amid rising crime and Brazil's worst recession. "We're asking God Almighty that this comes to an end," says a resident.
March 15, 2017
The IRS Data Retrieval Tool has been temporarily disabled for security concerns. Without it, many at-risk students will have a harder time finishing their paperwork.
March 15, 2017
In an arrangement that goes back to 1948, the Westhoffs' farm house has hosted voters in their small community of fewer than 100 people.
March 15, 2017
A second suicide bombing occurred at a restaurant in the city's Rabweh district. The attacks, on the sixth anniversary of the Syrian uprising, are the latest to target the country's capital.
March 15, 2017
In a preliminary study, the cancer drug nilotinib seemed to help patients with Parkinson's and dementia. Now two larger and more rigorous studies of the drug are under way.
March 15, 2017
Two of the defendants are officers of the Russian Federal Security Service, or FSB. They were indicted along with two criminal hackers over a 2014 breach involving at least 500 million Yahoo accounts.
March 15, 2017
Lawmakers are increasingly skeptical of President Trump's claims, but want the Justice Department to answer whether it has been investigating the Trump campaign.
March 15, 2017
Community groups use both "hard" and "soft" approaches, involving organizing residents, bringing media attention to evictions, and advocating for government policies that protect tenants.
March 15, 2017
The woman says she fled to Iraq a couple of years ago, after facing harassment in Iran. As she's awaited approval to travel to the U.S., she says she's also faced threats in Iraq.
March 15, 2017
All reputable seafood guides are science-based, and yet can offer conflicting advice, because they have different goals. Some support sustainable fishers. Others aim to recover declining populations.
March 15, 2017
High voter turnout was reported by local media in the first hours of voting, with 33 percent of voters hitting the polls by 1:45 p.m. local time.
March 15, 2017
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is upping its commitment in the suburban Georgia district, funding three focus groups to test anti-Trump messages ahead of next year's midterms.
March 15, 2017
The president's new executive order takes effect tomorrow, suspending the refugee program and travel from six mostly Muslim countries. He cites national security; critics allege anti-Muslim bias.
March 15, 2017

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