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FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

Senator Spoke of 'Difficult' Voting for Liberals in Video

By Mike Stobbe |
In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most...

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Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing bin Laden Sooner

Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing bin Laden Sooner

By Robert Burns | Nov 20
President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.

White House to Restore Acosta's Pass, with A Warning

White House to Restore Acosta's Pass, with A Warning

By David Bauder and Catherine Lucey | Nov 20
The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House, but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn't follow guidelines governing journalists' behavior.

Watch Geeks Drive Booming Trade in Preowned Pieces

Watch Geeks Drive Booming Trade in Preowned Pieces

By Amir Bibawy | Nov 19
Even though watches have been disappearing from people's wrists with the spread of mobile phones, luxury watches remain a popular status symbol. In fact, sales have slightly crept up in the last two years.

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

By Mike Stobbe | Nov 19
In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Misdirection on Calif Fires, Climate

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Misdirection on Calif Fires, Climate

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Nov 19
President Donald Trump is going too far in assigning most of the blame for California's devastating wildfires on the state's forest management.

Holiday Wish for UPS: A Better Shipping Season

Holiday Wish for UPS: A Better Shipping Season

By David Koenig | Nov 19
UPS is adding automation, airplanes and package-handling capacity to handle an expected record volume of business during the key holiday shipping season.

Rhodes Scholar Class Features Plenty of Women, Immigrants

Rhodes Scholar Class Features Plenty of Women, Immigrants

By Philip Marcelo and Deepti Hajela | Nov 19
The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year's recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford University in England are either immigrants or first-generation Americans.

Neighbors Wage Shadow Campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

Neighbors Wage Shadow Campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

By Steve Peoples | Nov 19
Even before they announce their White House intentions, New Hampshire's ambitious neighbors are in the midst of a shadow campaign to shape the nation's first presidential primary election of the 2020 season.

'Picasso' Found Under Tree in Romania Appears to Be Hoax

'Picasso' Found Under Tree in Romania Appears to Be Hoax

Nov 19
A Romanian novelist who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago seems to have been the victim of a prank.

Men Convicted of Kansas Bomb Plot Try to Bar Somali Videos

Men Convicted of Kansas Bomb Plot Try to Bar Somali Videos

Nov 19
A federal judge is due to hear arguments about whether to allow victim impact statements from Somali immigrants at the sentencing hearing for three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque.

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