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  • CDC investigating error that caused live anthrax shipments

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army’s top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army’s mistaken shipment of live anthrax samp ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Storms ease in Texas, but runoff could mean more flooding

    HOUSTON – Although the deadly thunderstorms that lashed much of Texas have tapered off, many cities were still in danger of flooding Thursday as heavy ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • National Spelling Bee ends in tie for 2nd year in a row

    OXON HILL, Md. – They couldn’t be rattled. They couldn’t be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Former House Speaker Hastert charged with violating bank laws, lying to FBI

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, a Republican who served as the U.S. representative from the 14th Congressional District for 20 years, was char ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Why a shrinking U.S. economy last quarter isn't cause for fear

    WASHINGTON – Another first quarter of the year. Another reversal for the U.S. economy. Another expectation of a rebound to come.
    May 28, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Rick Santorum announces second White House run

    CABOT, Pa. – Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid on Wednesday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict

    LA JOLLA, Calif. – The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believ ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Nebraska abolishes death penalty

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska abolished the death penalty Wednesday over the governor’s objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual ba ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • New federal rules on stream protection hailed, criticized

    WASHINGTON – New federal rules designed to better protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands – and the drinking water of 117 million Americans – ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Is Carly Fiorina shadowing Hillary Clinton's campaign?

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Might Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina be shadowing Hillary Rodham Clinton's Democratic campaign?
    May 27, 2015 - 1:23 pm
  • Guantanamo inmates swapped for Bowe Bergdahl could move freely

    WASHINGTON – Five senior Taliban leaders released last year from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could mov ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • FIFA officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

    ZURICH – Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials w ...
    May 27, 2015 - 8:12 am
  • Bill Clinton company shows complexity of family finances

    WASHINGTON – The newly released financial files on Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s growing fortune omit a company with no apparent employees or asse ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Floodwaters rise in Houston; search goes on for the missing

    HOUSTON – Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Cleveland, Justice Department announce police settlement

    CLEVELAND – Cleveland agreed to overhaul its police department under the supervision of an independent monitor in a settlement announced Tuesday with ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:11 pm
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