A more than 30-cent drop from last year puts cash back in consumers' pockets and could help counter recent cuts.
Washington state is considering taking its part-time employees off its insurance plan and sticking Uncle Sam with the tab.
Local lawmakers have the right to refuse -- but businesses, poor residents and political careers may suffer as a result.
A research group's report claims more Lone Star State workers in the sector than ranchers, but it fails to mention all of those in oil and gas.
Blockbusters like 'Iron Man 3' battle more subtle Chinese fare as audiences choose plot and complexity over explosions and 3-D.
The theme park chain's initial public offering will pay down debt, and may deliver dividends for fun-loving investors.
Local TV stations and a science writing professor school the 24-hour news and social media on getting facts and getting them right.
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