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Earthquakes on Hawaii volcano could signal new eruption
Issued: May 17, 2015
HONOLULU — A series of earthquakes and shifting ground on the slopes of Kilauea have scientists wondering what will happen next at one of the...
States saying 'no' to cities seeking to regulate businesses
Issued: May 17, 2015
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something...
Amtrak could pay no more than $200 million to crash victims
Issued: May 17, 2015
WASHINGTON — For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to train crash victims — the limit set by Congress. But that may be too low...
Iraq war judged a mistake by today's White House hopefuls
Issued: May 17, 2015
WASHINGTON — A dozen years later, American politics has reached a rough consensus about the Iraq War: It was a mistake. ...
American Pharoah wins Preakness in driving rain
Issued: May 16, 2015
BALTIMORE — American Pharoah has won the Preakness in a driving rain, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid. ...
Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest
Issued: May 16, 2015
SEATTLE — Hundreds of activists decked out in neoprene wetsuits and life jackets took to the waters of Elliott Bay on Saturday in kayaks, canoes,...
US says IS head of oil operations killed in US raid in Syria
Issued: May 16, 2015
BEIRUT — In a rare ground attack deep into Syria, U.S. Army commandos killed a man described as the Islamic State's head of oil operations,...
How the GOP might host debates with so many 2016 prospects
Issued: May 16, 2015
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Never have more than 10 candidates taken the stage for a televised Republican presidential debate. Wish the GOP luck in trying to...
FBI looks into shattered glass in new twist in derailment
Issued: May 16, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — The FBI has been called in to investigate the possibility that the windshield of an Amtrak train was hit with an object shortly before...
Clintons report making $25M for speeches since Jan. '14
Issued: May 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton reported Friday they earned more than $25 million combined in speaking fees...
INSIDE WASHINGTON: Insurers pass tax along to the states
Issued: May 16, 2015
There's more than a touch of absurdity in the way an industry fee in President Barack Obama's health care law is being passed along to state...
America's premier rail superhighway is slowly falling apart
Issued: May 16, 2015
NEW YORK — The trains that link global centers of learning, finance and power on the East Coast lumber through tunnels dug just after the Civil War,...
Bin Laden top aide sentenced to life in embassy bombing plot
Issued: May 15, 2015
NEW YORK — A former top aide to Osama bin Laden was given life in prison for the 1998 bombings of two embassies in Africa, a sentence handed down...
Foreign ownership of US debt rises; China reclaims top spot
Issued: May 15, 2015
WASHINGTON — Foreign holdings of U.S. debt rose in March as China ramped up its purchases and displaced Japan as the leading owner of U.S. Treasury...
House GOP plans 2-month extension of highway funds
Issued: May 15, 2015
WASHINGTON — House Republicans have introduced a two-month extension of the federal highway and mass transit program, barely two weeks before it...
Stock indexes end mostly higher; another record for S&P 500
Issued: May 15, 2015
NEW YORK — Stocks are ending mostly higher, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index its second straight record close. ...
Top 3 US airlines step up attack on Middle Eastern carriers
Issued: May 15, 2015
CEOs of the three largest U.S. airlines are stepping up their attack against Middle Eastern competitors that they say get unfair government...
US says Gulf oil spill could last 100 years
Issued: May 15, 2015
WASHINGTON — A decade-old oil leak where an offshore platform toppled during a hurricane could continue spilling crude into the Gulf of Mexico for a...
Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death
Issued: May 15, 2015
BOSTON — A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid"...
House defies Obama veto threat, passes defense policy bill
Issued: May 15, 2015
WASHINGTON — The House defied a veto threat from President Barack Obama on Friday and approved a $612 billion defense policy bill that Democrats...
US industrial output falls for 5th month on lower drilling
Issued: May 15, 2015
WASHINGTON — A plunge in energy-related drilling and sluggish manufacturing sent U.S.industrial output down for a fifth straight month in April. ...
Wreckage is removed from Amtrak crash site
Issued: May 15, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — The last wrecked railcars from the deadly Amtrak accident were removed Friday as investigators tried to figure out why the train sped...
Confident Delta CEO predicts fewer flight delays this summer
Issued: May 15, 2015
ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson leans back in his chair, smiles and explains why he's so happy. ...
Kayakers protest as Arctic drill rig moors off Seattle
Issued: May 15, 2015
SEATTLE — As a massive oil drill rig moved into Seattle, about two dozen activists in kayaks paddled to the middle of Elliott Bay, linked boats and...
House set to pass defense policy bill opposed by Obama
Issued: May 15, 2015
WASHINGTON — The House is on track to pass a nearly $612 billion defense policy bill, a measure that usually garners bipartisan support but this year...


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