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US-Japan deal could lead to more organic options

09/26/2013 8:49am
The United States and Japan have agreed to make it easier to import each other's organic products, the latest step in a global effort that could give consumers access to more _ and cheaper _ organic food.

Few changes in this year's SAT scores

09/26/2013 9:58am
Scores on the SAT college entrance exam were largely stagnant for a third year, although African-American students made slight gains, the College Board said Thursday.

Japan car parts makers in price-fixing plea

09/26/2013 12:54pm
Nine Japanese auto parts manufacturers and two of their executives will plead guilty and pay $740 million in criminal fines for conspiring to fix the prices of more than 30 products sold to many of the world's largest automakers operating in the U.S., the Justice Department announced Thursday.

Atty General meets with JPMorgan chief

09/26/2013 12:57pm
JPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon met Thursday with Attorney General Eric Holder about an investigation into the company's handling of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the recession.

Health law online sign-up delayed for small firms

09/26/2013 2:17pm
Days before the debut of new online insurance markets, a couple of last-minute technical glitches with President Barack Obama's health care law are making supporters anxious and giving opponents a new line of attack.

Secretary of State Kerry to visit Asia

09/26/2013 2:18pm
Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Asia next week to discuss U.S.-Japan security issues, trade and other matters important in the region.

Justice Department spent nearly $5M on drones

09/26/2013 7:29pm
The FBI has been using drones to support its law enforcement operations since 2006 and has spent more than $3 million on the unmanned aircraft, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said Thursday.