Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails in backup tapes related to the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative organizations.
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Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks rose Friday morning, with investors looking ahead to the annual sessions of China's two key legislative bodies next week, with analysts expecting Communist Party leaders to unveil key policies to support the economy.
Google Inc. is investing $300 million into a fund used by SolarCity Corp. to install residential solar-power units, reports said Thursday.
A budget proposal laid out Thursday could wind up grounding two search and rescue helicopters and a plane capable of prisoner and personnel transports.
The Arkansas Supreme Court says a lawsuit against tobacco giant Philip Morris USA can proceed under class-action status.
The Arizona House gave initial approval Thursday to a bill allowing payday lenders to offer a new product after they were barred from operating in the state under a 2008 voter initiative.