AP FACT CHECK: Bringing coal jobs back to Appalachia


Donald Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs is complicated by declining coal and cheap natural gas

FDA brings e-cigarettes under federal authority

FDA will require electronic cigarettes makers to seek permission to remain on market in sweeping regulation long-resisted by the multi-billion dollar industry

Jobless claims in U.S. increase to highest level in five weeks

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits increased to a five-week high, a sign that progress in the strongest part of the economy may be moderating.

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LOCAL

Old Saybrook Inn celebrates opening of Tall Tales guesthouse

Tall Tales is located next door to the inn’s historic Three Stories guesthouse and steps away from the inn itself.

Silvestri to be honored as property owner of the year

New London developer Anthony “Tony” Silvestri will be honored next month as the property owner of the year by the Connecticut Main Street Center.

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

NATIONAL

Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder

An Australian man long thought to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as the man responsible for its creation

Boycotting a state over a social issue may dent its image but not its economy

Bruce Springsteen canceled a concert in North Carolina, and Sharon Stone scrapped plans to film a movie in Mississippi. They are among the celebrities and corporations that declared they will not do business in the two Southern states...