Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally
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Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally

US stocks slip and indexes in Europe and Asia took sharp losses as the U.S. and China exchange fresh threats in their dispute over trade

Meat 2.0? Clean meat? Spat shows the power of food wording
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Meat 2.0? Clean meat? Spat shows the power of food wording

Fight over who gets to use "meat" shows the power of words in shaping appetites

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Trump's tariffs: What they are and how they would work

Trump's tariffs: What they are, what they're supposed to do and whether they're likely to work

Iran rebuffs Trump's call for OPEC to increase oil output
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Iran rebuffs Trump's call for OPEC to increase oil output

Iran rebuffed on Tuesday U.S. President Donald Trump's call on OPEC to increase production this week and limit global energy prices.

Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war
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Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China, raises risk of damaging trade war

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on fresh worries over trade
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Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on fresh worries over trade

Stocks are closing lower Tuesday on fresh worries about a trade dispute between the U.S. and China

Land deal ties Interior secretary's family, Halliburton boss
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Land deal ties Interior secretary's family, Halliburton boss

Records show Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal with the head of an energy services giant that does business with the Interior Department

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option
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Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

Trump administration finalizes a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine
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Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

Parents who have given marijuana-based products to their epileptic children for years are worried that possible U.S. approval of the first pot-based prescription drug could limit their options

California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit
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California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program