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  • U.S. running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?

    NEW YORK – The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the comin ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Congress sends DHS bill to Obama without conditions

    WASHINGTON – Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Depart ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Email issue revives old questions about Clintons

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency – the sort that have dogged her and husband, Bill, ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Ex-CIA chief admits sharing secrets with mistress

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Pentagon calls briefing a mistake by CentCom

    WASHINGTON – A U.S. military officer’s media briefing about plans for an Iraqi-led ground offensive in Mosul, including its expected timing, amounted ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Victims to relive horror of Boston marathon bombing as trial begins

    BOSTON – In the two years since twin bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon finish line, the case against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has focu ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Official: Homeless man killed by police did time for robbery

    LOS ANGELES – A homeless man killed on Skid Row by Los Angeles police had been released in May from a federal prison after serving roughly 14 years fo ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Netanyahu warns U.S. about ‘bad deal’

    WASHINGTON – In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned t ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Officials: U.S. report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

    WASHINGTON – A Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department, with officers ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

    NEW YORK – Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inabilit ...
    March 3, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • FACT CHECK: Did Netanyahu go too far in U.S. speech?

    WASHINGTON – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu overstated Iran's domination of the Middle East and understated the timespan of the nuclear dea ...
    March 3, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Ben Carson launches 2016 exploratory committee to run for president

    WASHINGTON – Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican can ...
    March 3, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • U.S. auto sales up in February despite snowy weather

    DETROIT – Freezing temperatures and drifts of snow likely took a small bite out of U.S. auto sales in February, but most automakers still reported gai ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:45 am
  • Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

    BAGHDAD – Backed by Iranian-supported Shiite militias, Iraqi forces launched a large-scale offensive Monday to retake Saddam Hussein’s hometown from t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Nurse who survived Ebola sues hospital system

    DALLAS – The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:07 pm
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