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Retired coal miner John Robinson uses a nebulizer during his daily breathing treatments for black lung disease on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in Coeburn, Va. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a new generation of black lung sufferers who are contracting the deadly disease at younger ages. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
March 19, 2019 - 9:04 pm
COEBURN, Va. (AP) — Former coal miner John Robinson's bills for black lung treatments run $4,000 a month, but the federal fund he depends on to help cover them is being drained of money because of inaction by Congress and the Trump administration. Amid the turmoil of the government shutdown this...
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Retired coal miner John Robinson uses a nebulizer during his daily breathing treatments for black lung disease on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in Coeburn, Va. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a new generation of black lung sufferers who are contracting the deadly disease at younger ages. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
March 19, 2019 - 2:13 pm
COEBURN, Va. (AP) — Former coal miner John Robinson's bills for black lung treatments run $4,000 a month, but the federal fund he depends on to help cover them is being drained of money because of inaction by Congress and the Trump administration. Amid the turmoil of the government shutdown this...
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FILE- In this March 12, 2019, file photo, trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, March 18. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 18, 2019 - 5:03 pm
U.S. stock indexes finished modestly higher Monday, extending the market's solid gains from a rally last week. Energy companies notched the biggest gains after the price of U.S. crude oil closed above $59 a barrel for the first time since November. Smaller company stocks fared better than the rest...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with local residents and veterans at the historical memorial the Malakhov Kurgan (Malakoff redoubt) in Sevastopol, Crimea, Monday, March 18, 2019. Putin visited Crimea to mark the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
March 18, 2019 - 2:12 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin led thousands to chant "Russia!" on a visit Monday to Crimea marking the fifth anniversary of the Black Sea penisula's annexation from Ukraine, as NATO and the European Union once again strongly condemned the land grab by Russia. Speaking at an outdoor concert...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during a meeting with local residents in Simferopol, Crimea, Monday, March 18, 2019. Putin visited Crimea to mark the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula. (Yuri Kadobnov/Pool Photo via AP)
March 18, 2019 - 12:20 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula on Monday, as NATO and the European Union once again strongly condemned the land grab. Putin began his trip by attending the launch of new...
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FILE- In this March 12, 2019, file photo, trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, March 18. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 18, 2019 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted sideways Monday, giving up gains from earlier in the morning, at the start of a busy week for markets. Energy companies and banks had strong gains, but losses for internet companies and high-dividend stocks weighed on the market. The S&P 500 was close...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during a meeting with local residents in Simferopol, Crimea, Monday, March 18, 2019. Putin visited Crimea to mark the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula. (Yuri Kadobnov/Pool Photo via AP)
March 18, 2019 - 11:26 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula on Monday, as NATO and the European Union once again strongly condemned the land grab. Putin began his trip by attending the launch of new...
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FILE- In this March 12, 2019, file photo, trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, March 18. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 18, 2019 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted upward Monday at the start of a busy week for markets, and the S&P 500 inched back within a few good days of its record high set last autumn. Energy companies and banks had some of the biggest gains, and the S&P 500 has climbed to within 3.3...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speakingh at a meeting of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Putin urged the business community to engage more actively in major infrastructure projects and vowed to create more incentives and help reduce investment risks. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 18, 2019 - 9:27 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday marked the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula. Putin began his trip by attending the launch of new power plants in Crimea, part of Moscow's efforts to upgrade the region's...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speakingh at a meeting of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Putin urged the business community to engage more actively in major infrastructure projects and vowed to create more incentives and help reduce investment risks. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 18, 2019 - 7:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is marking the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula. Putin on Monday attended the launch of new power plants in Crimea, part of Moscow's efforts to upgrade the region's infrastructure...
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