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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:26 AM

GOP Scrambles to Condemn Rancher's Race Remarks

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 7:19 AM

Caroline Kennedy Stands by Dolphin-Hunt Tweet

Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador to Japan, defended a controversial tweet about Japan's annual dolphin hunt that she posted shortly after being sworn in. Kennedy told NBC News Thursday she had no regrets speaking out about the “inhumaneness“ of the dolphin hunt, considered a national tradition. Japanese officials called her comments hypocritical because of American consumption of beef, poultry and lamb. Read »
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 8:32 AM

Ferry Divers Find Pair Bound by Life Jackets

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 6:24 AM

Jeb Bush: I’m "Thinking About Running" for President

Jeb Bush, the former Republican governor of Florida, has given his clearest indication yet that he’s considering a White House run in 2016. He told a private fundraising lunch on Wednesday, "I am thinking of running for president." Bush, the son of one president and younger brother of another, is often at odds with GOP's base. He's endorsed the Obama administration's Common Core curriculum and he's passionate about the human side of immigration overhaul. Read »
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 4:48 AM

Hundreds of Bacteria Found on Paper Money: Study

A recent study found that paper money is covered in hundreds of different types of bacteria. Researchers at New York University’s Dirty Money Project found species linked to food poisoning, gastric ulcers, staph infections and pneumonia living on paper money. Read »
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 4:57 AM

GM Profit Drops 86 Percent on Recall Costs

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 8:06 AM

3 Americans Killed at Children's Hospital in Kabul

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 4:07 AM

More Than 7 Percent of Kids on Behavioral Meds

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 2:39 PM

FDA Proposes First Regulations for E-Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing Thursday extending its regulatory authority over e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels. The rule would immediately make e-cigarettes off-limits to kids under 18 and would require makers to disclose to the agency what they contain. However, the FDA did not propose — for now — limiting Internet sales or television advertising. An FDA commissioner said the rules won't take effect for awhile and for now it's, "the wild, wild West." Read »
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 9:21 PM

Oklahoma Supreme Court Allows Executions to Proceed

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Obama: More U.S. Sanctions Are "Teed Up" Against Russia

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 4:09 AM

FCC Proposal Could Be End of "Net Neutrality": Report

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 8:32 PM

Climate Change Could Make Everest Ascents Even Riskier

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 6:06 PM

Reports of Chlorine Attacks in Syria Spark Questions

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 5:41 PM

Unlikely Debris Is From Missing Malaysian Jet: Officials