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Obama: Time to review local police militarization
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — Calling for a sharp separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama on Monday urged a...
Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters...
Eyes on 2016? Clinton goes to Iowa next month
Issued: August 18, 2014
DES MOINES, Iowa — Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline a high-profile fundraiser next month in the nation's first presidential caucus state of...
'Don't know' if Missouri teen shot with hands up
Issued: August 18, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — An unarmed teenager whose fatal shooting by police has sparked rancorous protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his...
US wants to make cars talk to each other
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with...
Gov't wants to require cars to talk to each other
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says it wants to require that future cars and trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each...
Unemployment rises in most US states in July
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates rose in 30 U.S. states last month, even as employers in two-thirds of the states stepped up hiring. The trends reflect...
PriceWaterhouseCoopers to pay $25M in bank case
Issued: August 18, 2014
ALBANY, N.Y. — PriceWaterhouseCoopers will pay $25 million and face a two-year suspension from consulting for new bank clients in an agreement with...
Haves, have-nots divided by apartment poor doors
Issued: August 18, 2014
NEW YORK — One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got...
McDonald’s confronts its junk food image
Issued: August 18, 2014
NEW YORK — At a dinner McDonald’s hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the...
Report: Cost to raise today's child tops $245,000
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families...
Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson
Issued: August 18, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an...
Obama heading back to DC in rare vacation break
Issued: August 17, 2014
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama is getting off the island. ...
Premier FBI cybersquad to add agents
Issued: August 17, 2014
PITTSBURGH — The FBI's premier cybersquad has focused attention on computer-based crime in recent months by helping prosecutors charge five...
Atlantic City fears closing casinos may be eyesore
Issued: August 17, 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City...
Defiant Gov. Perry rejects 'outrageous' indictment
Issued: August 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is lashing out at the "outrageous" criminal charges filed against him and defending the veto that led a...
Have insurers found new ways to avoid the sick?
Issued: August 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups...
Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson
Issued: August 16, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Saturday and imposed a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was...
Why global turmoil hasn’t sunk US markets. Yet.
Issued: August 16, 2014
NEW YORK — Europe appears on the brink of another recession. Islamic militants have seized Iraqi territory. Russian troops have massed on the Ukraine...
US rethinks giving surplus military gear to police
Issued: August 16, 2014
WASHINGTON — After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the...
Obama trumpets proposals to lower college costs
Issued: August 16, 2014
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama is calling on Congress and colleges to help make the cost of higher education more manageable. ...
Texas’ Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat
Issued: August 15, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas — A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto...
Police identify officer, allege teen robbed store
Issued: August 15, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had...
Foreign holdings of Treasury debt top $6 trillion
Issued: August 15, 2014
WASHINGTON — Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings in June, topping $6 trillion for the first time. ...
'62 Ferrari sold at auction for $34 million
Issued: August 15, 2014
CARMEL, Calif. — A rare 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO once owned by a famed racing driver and Olympic gold medalist has sold for $34.65 million. ...


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