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Los Angeles to vote on $15 minimum wage
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles leaders are set to take a final vote today on becoming the biggest U.S. city to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, more than double the federal requirement.

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Harvard gets biggest gift in school history
BOSTON  — Harvard has received its biggest gift in school history — a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund billionaire John Paulson — the university said today.

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U.S. services firms saw May slowdown
WASHINGTON — U.S. service firms grew in May at the slowest pace in a year, as both new orders and hiring slipped.

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Survey: U.S. business hiring picks up in May
WASHINGTON — U.S. companies stepped up hiring in May, a private survey found, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy even after it contracted at the start of the year.

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NAACP, 2 programs benefit from Prince concert
BALTIMORE — The proceeds from Prince’s “Rally 4 Peace” concert last month will go to the NACCP and two city programs, according to a news release sent by the entertainer’s publicist.

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Man pushes woman off N.Y. subway platform
NEW YORK — Police are looking for the suspect who pushed a 28-year-old woman onto the tracks at a New York City subway station.

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Lots of buzz over decreasing bee population
Most people trying to enjoy their yards are probably uncomfortable when even honeybees buzz around.

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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Obama signs USA Freedom Act
WASHINGTON — Obama signs bill reshaping NSA’s phone records program, renewing powers that had expired.

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Bison seriously injures Yellowstone tourist
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — For the second time in three weeks, a bison seriously injured a tourist in Yellowstone National Park who apparently underestimated how quickly the big, burly animals can move when they’re miffed.

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