Western Massachusetts apple growers say this year’s crop is excellent. Farmers say they had good pollination conditions in May, rain in June when they needed it, and plenty of sun in July and August. Pick-your-own orchards all over the state are open and ready to go.
Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.
The head of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and his House counterpart will outline the funding agreement at a news conference today.
One man died and at least eight people were injured in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles.
Israel eased its assaults in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, with calls for a durable ceasefire.
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