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Economy grows at hot 4 percent

WASHINGTON -- Offsetting a dismal start to the year, the economy grew at a sizzling annual rate of 4 percent from April through June, the government reported Wednesday.

Sluggish first-quarter growth had been knocked down to a 2.9 percent after ...

Politics reaching a boiling point in Hong Kong

BEIJING -- The giant alien robot smackdown in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" isn't the only fight raging in Hong Kong this summer. The southern Chinese territory has been consumed by a real-life political battle royale.

Massive crowds have ...