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U.S. Manufacturers Seek Relief from Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
AP FACT CHECK: No, Tax-Filing Migraines Are Not Going Away

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U.S. Manufacturers Seek Relief from Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

After Sparking Outrage, Amazon Removes 'Straight Pride' Pin from Site

By Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber |
President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for American companies that buy those metals, and many are pressing for relief.

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Shifting Rationale for Firing Comey

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Shifting Rationale for Firing Comey

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Apr 23
President Donald Trump offered a shifting rationale this past week for his firing of FBI Director James Comey and joined other Republicans in exaggerating how much simpler it will become for Americans to file their taxes.

Pot Politics: Schumer Joins Politicians Rethinking Marijuana

Pot Politics: Schumer Joins Politicians Rethinking Marijuana

By Kevin Freking | Apr 23
The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana's informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot.

New Data: Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

New Data: Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

By Linda A. Johnson | Apr 23
New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years.

Ask Brianna: How to Say No to Being A Bridesmaid

Ask Brianna: How to Say No to Being A Bridesmaid

By Brianna McGurran | Apr 23
A true friend will understand if your finances keep you from participating, and that declining her request isn't reflective of the friendship. Here's how to make sure nothing gets lost in translation.

Corruption Watchdog: G-20 Moving Slowly Against Tax Havens

Corruption Watchdog: G-20 Moving Slowly Against Tax Havens

Apr 22
Two years after the Panama Papers revealed how the rich have stashed wealth in shell companies, the world's Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving transparency,

Liz Weston: Beat the Retiree Crowds to These 5 Places Abroad

Liz Weston: Beat the Retiree Crowds to These 5 Places Abroad

By Liz Weston | Apr 22
The rewards of seeking out less-known destinations can be considerable. Living costs can be lower, and you may enjoy a more authentic experience of the country before your fellow compatriots rush in.

NOT REAL NEWS: Colorado McDonald's Franchises Not Converting Play Areas Into Pot-Smoking Centers

NOT REAL NEWS: Colorado McDonald's Franchises Not Converting Play Areas Into Pot-Smoking Centers

Apr 22
McDonald's PlayPlaces aren't becoming pot places, not even in Colorado, the first state with legal recreational marijuana sales.

Suspended Fraternity: Offensive Video Was 'Satirical Sketch'

Suspended Fraternity: Offensive Video Was 'Satirical Sketch'

Apr 21
A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video said in an apologetic statement on Friday that the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch" depicting an uneducated, intolerant person.

When to Ignore Credit Card Advice

When to Ignore Credit Card Advice

By Gregory Karp | Apr 21
Credit card tips might be easier to understand when they're binary - do this, don't do that - but that advice usually doesn't apply to everybody. In fact, some advice could hurt more than help.

Army Won't Meet Recruiting Mission, Lowers Goal

Army Won't Meet Recruiting Mission, Lowers Goal

By Lolita C. Baldour | Apr 21
The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered the goal. But officials say the service has been able to encourage more experienced service members to stay on the job.

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