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Google parent turns on internet balloons in…

Google says its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.

FDA approves better vaccine against painful…

US regulators approve a new, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles caused by the chickenpox virus

Notable Quotables: 10/20/17

A review of the week's best and worst.

Some Cities Are Going To Extraordinary Lengths…

These places really want to host Amazon's second headquarters.

Yellen says Fed's extraordinary policies may be needed again

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen defends the central bank's extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and says they might be needed again

No distress call after fishing boat with foreign…

A boat transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry didn't call for help after it crashed into a reef off Waikiki

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Trump: Considering Powell and Taylor for Fed's…

Trump opens door to dual Federal Reserve appointments of Powell and Taylor

A closer look at the deadly Niger ambush

The 'Special Report' All-Star panel weighs in.

Blue Apron Lays Off 6 Percent Of Employees After…

In just a few months, the company dealt with an underwhelming IPO, factory transition and stiff competition.

Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation's…

Divided Republicans in Congress are tackling an ambitious overhaul of the nation's tax system that would deeply cut levies for corporations and double the standard deduction used by most average Americans

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops…

The US is looking to ban laptops from checked bags on international flights. Questions and answers on the proposal.

Senators press Pruitt for concessions on biofuels…

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with a group of senators from corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for key regulatory posts

Whatever happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

A Houston company is finalizing a contract with the Malaysian government to resume the search; Doug McKelway takes a closer look for 'Special Report.'

At GE, a new urgency to return to industrial roots

General Electric's 3Q profit falls far short of expectations, outlook slashed.

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US stocks end higher; S&P 500, Dow on 6-week…

Wall Street capped a week with no shortage of milestones with a few more Friday

Secretary General on the future of the United…

On 'Special Report,' Antonio Guterres opens up about his meeting with President Trump, North Korea's nuclear threat and the need for reform at the U.N.

EU leaders struggle to break through Brexit talks…

Leaders of Britain and the 27 other European Union members have agreed that much remains to be done in Brexit talks

Prosecutor: Pharmacist in meningitis case gambled…

A federal prosecutor says a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people knew mold and other bacteria were growing inside the filthy production rooms but chose to do nothing

The challenges of rebuilding after wildfires and…

Construction companies struggle to find workers.

Monsanto sues Arkansas board for banning disputed herbicide

Monsanto sues Arkansas regulators over decision to ban its version of an herbicide that has drawn complaints from farmers in several states

Mine safety nomination follows history as coal…

The retired coal company executive from West Virginia tapped to oversee U.S. mining safety says his first priority is preventing people from getting hurt and that he replaced the managers of a mine plagued by safety violations where a miner died

Police: Ford worker killed himself at…

Police say a 21-year-old worker shot and killed himself at a Ford Motor factory in suburban Detroit

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Lynch could not escape questions about Clinton…

The former attorney general met with the House Intelligence Committee; Catherine Herridge goes in-depth for 'Special Report.'

Wells Fargo: 4 currency executives no longer work at bank

Three high-level foreign exchange executives and a currency trader have left Wells Fargo, bank won't say if they were fired

Budget deficit hits $666B, an $80B spike for the…

The Trump administration says the federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed budget year, an $80 billion spike