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  • Oilman's wife defines stakes in divorce: $17 billion

    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - More than $17 billion of Oklahoma oilman Harold Hamm's fortune could be subject to division with his estranged wife, according to an economic analysis presented in their divorce trial, defining the stakes in one of the biggest...
  • A short drive from Seattle, the hiking is spectacular

    My son, Graeme, took a look at the rock sloping for 50 feet above us and asked, "Can I try it?" We were a quarter of the way through a loop in Washington's Teanaway region, 120 miles east of Seattle, that would take us to spectacular Lake Ingalls,...
  • Federal gas tax hike on table

    — Before Congress hit the road for a five-week summer break, lawmakers checked one item off their to-do list: saving the federal Highway Trust Fund from running out of money within days. But that nearly $11 billion fix only pays for road and bridge...
  • Human error led to fatal well explosion in Greene County, DEP says

    Human error by an inexperienced natural gas well worker likely led to a February explosion and fatal fire on a Marcellus Shale drilling site in Greene County, the state Department of Environmental Protection said. The findings were part of a report...
  • Accounting is most profitable industry, study shows

    Here's something that's probably not a surprise to many: An industry all about crunching numbers is also the most profitable. And 7 of the 15 most profitable industries are related to health care or real estate, according to newly released data....
  • Islamic State's momentum complicates the fight in Syria

    Islamic State's momentum complicates the fight in Syria
    The rebel fighters peered through small holes in the wall of the abandoned poultry plant and across the farm fields where forces of the Islamic State had massed. Hidden here, breathing the rank air, the rebels could see evidence of their foes' recent...
  • Islamic State grabs more territory in Iraq, reportedly seizes major dam

    A breakaway Al Qaeda group that already holds sway in large swaths of Iraq and Syria made new territorial gains Thursday in northern Iraq, reportedly overrunning a major Christian town and seizing the nation’s largest dam. The fresh advances by...
  • Treasury official: U.S. prepared to levy additional Russia sanctions

    Treasury official: U.S. prepared to levy additional Russia sanctions
    Moscow banned imports of most food from the West on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over Ukraine, a stronger than expected measure that isolates Russian consumers from world trade to a degree unseen since Soviet days. In eastern Ukraine, a...
  • Connecticut No. 3 Nationwide In Annual Spending Per Person

    Connecticut No. 3 Nationwide In Annual Spending Per Person
    Connecticut residents spend more on average than almost anywhere else in the country. When the total spending on housing, utilities, health care, groceries, eating out, insurance, clothing and shoes and so on is divided by every man, woman and child, it...
  • Sea game has slippery premise

    "Squids Odyssey" has a completely lovable collection of undersea characters and a unique play mechanic. But, like a squid on land struggling to breathe, this 3DS/Wii U game flounders and chokes. As the game begins, a merry band of heroic squids must...
  • U.S. airdrops food aid to Iraqis trapped after fleeing militants

    U.S. airdrops food aid to Iraqis trapped after fleeing militants
    U.S. cargo planes escorted by fighter jets dropped food, water and other supplies Thursday for tens of thousands of people who fled an advance by Sunni militant fighters in northern Iraq and are stranded on a barren mountain in danger of starvation, U.S....