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    NEW YORK (AP) — The next text message you receive may not be a funny picture from your mom, or an update on how late your friend will be to brunch.

  • Coal ash contamination on agenda of PNM shareholders

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of shareholders vowed Tuesday to continue efforts aimed at getting the state’s largest electric provider to release more details about the tons of waste generated by its coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico.

  • Department stores woes reflected in latest batch of results

    NEW YORK (AP) — The outlook for department stores grew murkier Tuesday after J.C. Penney, Kohl’s and Nordstrom reported fiscal first quarter results that reflected their struggles at the start of the year.

  • Risks, rewards accompany speedier cleanup of closed nukes

    PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Companies specializing in the handling of radioactive material are buying retired U.S. nuclear reactors from utilities and promising to clean them up and demolish them in dramatically less time than usual — eight years instead of 60, in some cases.

  • Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers clashed Tuesday over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border, and one airport official warned it could lead to long checkpoint lines this summer.

  • Postal Service tests mail shipments on self-driving trucks

    PHOENIX (AP) — A self-driving truck company has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to test autonomous technology on the long-haul route between Phoenix and Dallas.

  • Stocks rebound after US eases off China sales restrictions

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rallied in midday trading on Wall Street Tuesday after the U.S. government temporarily eased off its proposed restrictions on technology sales to Chinese companies.

  • ‘Medicare for All’s’ rich benefits ‘leapfrog’ other nations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The “Medicare for All” plan embraced by leading 2020 Democrats appears more lavish than what other advanced countries offer, compounding the cost but also potentially broadening its popular appeal.