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US home construction slows unexpectedly in April

Construction of new US homes dipped in April to its slowest pace in five months, a second consecutive decrease, the Commerce

Trump will name Newt Gingrich’s wife Callista as his Vatican ambassador ahead of visit next week to meet Pope Francis

President Donald Trump is set to nominate Callista Gingrich, wife of former House speaker Newt Gingrich,

Move over Uber: Lyft partners with Alphabet’s Waymo to launch self-driving car pilots

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, has reached an agreement with ridesharer Lyft to test self-driving

The new Miss USA helps regulate nuclear power plants

The Miss USA pageant touted American diversity, and chose an African-American chemist with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to wear the crown.

US Justice Dept orders prosecutors to seek toughest sentences

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered prosecutors Friday to seek the toughest possible charges against criminal suspects, in a move widely

US inflation, retail sales rise in April

US inflation edged higher in April, reversing the previous month’s surprise drop, the Labor Department reported Friday.

Meanwhile, retail sales rebounded

Ever wondered what it’s like to float in space? US astronaut declares it ‘awesomesauce’ as water leak forces NASA to cut short 200th spacewalk

So what is it like to float out into the vacuum of space?

‘Ginormous fondue pot, bubbling over

US cities, states mobilize against climate change without Trump

 

Even as President Donald Trump steers the United States away from actively fighting climate change, a number of

US jobless claims steady at start of May

 

New claims for jobless benefits held steady at the start of May, continuing a record streak of low

US wholesale prices rebound sharply in April

 

Mounting services costs drove up US wholesale inflation in April, with the annual measure hitting its fastest pace