Children with special needs can’t afford to wait for services

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Lightning safety tips for mountain visitors

A family stops at a pull off on Trail Ridge Road, inside Rocky Mountain National Park just west of Estes Park, Colo., Monday, July 14, 2014. Two fatal lightning strikes on consecutive days the previous weekend on the high-altitude road pinpoint dangers not always apparent to...
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Stocks move higher on earnings, acquisition news

FILE – This July 15, 2013 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Stock futures are climbing on Monday, July 14, 2014, as investors look to shake off the worst week for the stock market in three months. Citigroup’s shares rose after it turned in...

Bill would speed removals of Central American kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Texas lawmakers announced legislation Monday to speed removals of tens of thousands of Central American kids from the U.S.-Mexico border, as Washington searched for a solution to the growing crisis. The bill by Sen. John Cornyn, a Republican, and...
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Lightning survivor has no memory of deadly strike

A storm gathers over Rocky Mountain National Park just west of Estes Park, Colo., Monday, July 14, 2014. Two fatal lightning strikes on consecutive days the previous weekend pinpoint dangers not always apparent to visitors to the 11,000-foot exposed high country of the park....

Emerging nations plan their own World Bank, IMF

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fed up with U.S. dominance of the global financial system, five emerging market powers this week will launch their own versions of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa —the so-called...

US consumer bureau sues debt-collection law firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued a major debt collection law firm on Monday, alleging it is a “mill” that produces shoddy, mass-produced credit-card collection lawsuits. The bureau’s claim, filed in federal court in...
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Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

File- This May 29, 2013, file photo shows Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam during a news conference in Cleveland. Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of...
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APNewsBreak: Missing pregnant woman’s ex indicted

FILE-This undated file photo released by the Maui Police Department shows Carly Scott from Maui. The ex-boyfriend of Scott who was pregnant and disappeared in February, has been indicted on a murder charge in the case. A Maui grand jury indicted Steven Capobianco on a...
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Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Attorney General Eric Holder participates in a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington Monday, July 14, 2014, where it was announced that Citigroup will pay $7 billion to settle an investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped fuel the...