APTOPIX Plant Explosion

1 dead, 73 hurt in La. plant explosion

A ground-rattling explosion Thursday at a chemical plant in Louisiana ignited a blaze that killed at least one person and injured dozens of …

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US stock market moves sharply higher

A pair of better economic reports helped nudge the U.S. stock market up in early trading Thursday, even as global markets headed lower.

Capital Building, Photo Credit: Zack Polack

Senate votes down GOP border amendment

In an early test of support for a comprehensive immigration bill, the Senate on Thursday voted down a Republican attempt to require the U.S.…