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US stocks regain ground a day after a slump

(AP) — The U.S. stock market is regaining some of the ground it lost the day before, when the market had its biggest slump in three weeks.

As TV goes online, Suddenlink latest to hook up with Hulu

(AP) — TV watchers are going online, and cable companies are following them there.

Craft? Micro? Increasingly, 'nanobrews' slake local thirst

(AP) — In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer — much like foodies seeking the freshest baguettes, pomegranates or kale.

Ford recalls nearly 423K vehicles for power steering problem

(AP) — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail while they're being driven.

Unemployment rates fell in 23 US states in April

 (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 23 U.S. states in April as hiring rebounded nationwide from weak job gains the previous month.

Congress wants to know how thieves stole tax info from IRS

(AP) — Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website.

Traveling with your dog will cost you — sometimes hundreds

(AP) — Having an 80-pound Labradoodle as a travel buddy means B.L. Ochman can quickly separate the hotels that love dogs from those that just put up with them.

What Charter-Time Warner Cable deal could mean for consumers 


(AP) — As the Internet has upended their business, cable companies have been racing to reinvent themselves as dominant broadband providers and distributors of online video.

Slumping energy sector leads a broad sell-off in US stocks

(AP) — The stock market had its worst day in three weeks as traders worried about Greece's debt problems and a surge in the value of the U.S. dollar.

APNewsBreak: IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000 


(AP) — The IRS says thieves used an online service provided by the agency to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers.