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  • U.S. House

    4 hours ago

    Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

    Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

    Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was charged Thursday with evading rules that require banks to report cash transactions of more than $10,000 and lying to the FBI about his withdrawals, federal...

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  • May 28, 2015

    Army Chief: Human Error Unlikely in Anthrax Mistake

    Army Chief: Human Error Unlikely in Anthrax Mistake

    Human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. government and commercial laboratories in the U.S. and in South Korea, the Army's top general...

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  • texas

    48 minutes ago

    More Rain, Flooding Could Hamper Texas Search Effort

    More Rain, Flooding Could Hamper Texas Search Effort

    Hail, tornadoes and thunderstorms remain a possibility in Texas, the National Weather Service says, and that more flooding will likely hamper search efforts for 10 people still missing. The death toll from...

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  • shooting

    2 hours ago

    Woman, Kids Released After Shooting Suspect Barricaded Them in Apartment

    A shooting in Chula Vista, south of downtown San Diego, led to an all-day SWAT standoff at an apartment complex Thursday after the shooting suspect barricaded himself inside a unit with his family while armed...

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  • 5 hours ago

    Obama Talks Climate Change in Twitter Q&A

    Obama Talks Climate Change in Twitter Q&A

    President Barack Obama is taking to Twitter for a climate change Q&A following his earlier briefing on the hurricane season during a visit to the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Obama is using the annual...

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  • 3 minutes ago

    National Spelling Bee Ends in Tie For 2nd Year in a Row

    National Spelling Bee Ends in Tie For 2nd Year in a Row

    They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the National Spelling Bee.

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