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About 180,000 state and local government workers would be prohibited from negotiating over issues such as health insurance and extra pay. The bill is high on the state GOP's legislative agenda.

Kansas City Power & Light is building an ambitious, $20 million network of 1,000 charging stations. It's turning its service area into one of the fastest-growing electric vehicle markets in the U.S.

As of Monday night, the last time UConn lost a game was 818 days ago — in November of 2014, when Stanford beat them in overtime.

In the last election, it became easier to see the political divide between urban and rural areas. Now, people from California are moving to northern Idaho to find people similar to them.

A number of companies and universities are cutting IT jobs and shipping them off to India. The practice has drawn scrutiny amid the debate over how H1-B visas for high-skilled workers are used.

The Chevy Bolt can go 238 miles on a single charge and costs about $30,000, after a federal tax credit. But the clean-car industry needs government support to thrive, and that's far from certain.

Armyworms — caterpillars of a moth species — are creeping across ever wider swaths of southern Africa, munching their way through crops.

Many French Muslims believe it's time to create a uniquely French brand of Islam that is compatible with the country's secular values and responds better to the needs of modern Muslims.

Author Sarah Hepola is used to being alone and disappointed on Valentine's Days. But this year her outlook has changed. "My life is rich with love, even if it's not the kind I expected," she says.

There's concern that Canada may get swept up in any disagreement or trade war between the U.S. and Mexico. Canada's ambassador has said Canada needs to avoid becoming "collateral damage."

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