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Opposition blocks highways after Honduras presidential vote

Dec 16, 2017

Thousands of opposition supporters have constructed burning barricades to block highways in Honduras in protest of the country's Nov. 26 presidential elections

NASA drops replica Orion spacecraft to test parachutes

Dec 16, 2017

NASA says it successfully tested the Orion spacecraft's parachutes by dropping a replica spacecraft from an Air Force transport aircraft over a desert test site in southwestern Arizona

Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line

Dec 16, 2017

The Republicans' big tax bill is heading for approval after senators announce the details _ and the support of enough lawmakers to all but guarantee passage.

Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana

Dec 16, 2017

Disney $52 billion purchase of Fox seals rift in Marvel, 'Star Wars' universes but it will be unavoidable online and in theaters

Procter & Gamble agrees to add activist investor to board

Dec 16, 2017

Procter & Gamble is adding Nelson Peltz to its board of directors, ending a proxy battle with the activist investor seeking to shake up the consumer products giant

Farmhouse for free, but buyer must move it off owners' land

Dec 16, 2017

A four-bedroom farmhouse in southern Iowa listed online for free comes with a catch: The new owner must move the building from the current owners' land.

Facebook: Social media scrolling can make you feel bad

Dec 16, 2017

It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Passively scrolling through social media can make you feel bad

The Latest: Estimate says tax bill adds $1.46T to deficit

Dec 15, 2017

The preliminary deficit estimate for the final version of the GOP tax bill says it would add $1.46 trillion to the budget deficit over the coming 10 years

Tax bill boosts oil, gas drilling _ and renewable energy

Dec 15, 2017

A tax bill moving forward in Congress would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power

Poor Venezuelans launch local currency amid cash crunch

Dec 15, 2017

Residents of one neighborhood in cash-strapped Venezuela say they've found a solution to a lack of paper money by creating a quasi-currency called the panal

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