Chairman of the Republican National Committee Reince Priebus, center, leads a panel with the RNC crop of “Rising Stars," from left, Karin Agness, founder of Network of Enlightened Women, Speaker of the House in Oklahoma, T.W. Shannon, New Hampshire state Rep. Marilinda Garcia, and San Jose police officer Scott Erickson during the Republican National Committee summer meeting Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in Boston.  (AP PHOTO/JOSH REYNOLDS)

RNC votes to block CNN, NBC

The Republican National Committee has approved a resolution to block two television networks from hosting GOP presidential primary debates.

Dow slips to worst week of 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market edged lower Friday afternoon, hurt by weak performances from retailers. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was…