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Running Story: Super Bowl ads from start to finish
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Super Bowl is under way and advertisers still have some surprises in store....

Union asks refinery workers to strike after talks break down
The United Steelworkers Union called for its refinery workers to stage their largest walkout in more 30 years Sunday, saying its negotiations with Shell Oil Co. broke down less than two weeks after they began....

Regulators prepare rules on payday loans to shield borrowers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Troubled by consumer complaints and loopholes in state laws, federal regulators are putting together the first-ever rules on payday loans aimed at helping cash-strapped borrowers avoid falling into a cycle of high-rate debt....

A look at rates for payday loan usage, broken down by state
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Officials meet to address safety after aviation calamities
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Government and aviation industry officials from dozens of countries are meeting in Montreal this week to try to find consensus on how to keep from losing airliners like the one that vanished without a trace in Asia and another shot down in Eastern Europe....

'Sniper' shoots down Super Bowl weekend record with $31.9M
NEW YORK (AP) -- "American Sniper" shot down another box-office record: Its $31.9 million is the biggest Super Bowl weekend gross ever....

Drivers: Return to your dealers for a 2nd air bag recall fix
NEW YORK (AP) -- Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags....

Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Whose Internet is it anyway?...

Obama proposing $478 billion public works program in budget
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress on Monday proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program for highway, bridge and transit upgrades....

Some highlights of proposals in Obama's new spending plan
Highlights of proposals in the $4 trillion budget for 2016 that President Barack Obama sends to Congress on Monday:...

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