12/10/13 01:08 PM
A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
12/10/13 12:44 PM
The two countries decided to fast track the pipeline and formulate a road map to work out challenges, the ministry said. However, no details were given on how Pakistan plans to overcome the numerous problems associated with the project, such as funding and the risk of sanctions.
12/10/13 11:13 AM
PRATT, Kan. — A retired Army general who is now a lobbyist says a strong ethanol industry is critical to national security because it reduces U.S. reliance on foreign oil-producing countries.
12/10/13 11:06 AM
NEW YORK — A New York federal appeals court says the legality of a tax on Vermont's only nuclear plant is best left up to a state court. But it shot down some of the plant operator's arguments against the tax anyway.
12/10/13 11:04 AM
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — An effort to clear a national backlog of veterans benefits claims is making things worse in Minnesota. County veterans services directors say it now takes as long as nine months to process claims that previously took about 90 days, the St. Cloud Times reported. The...
12/10/13 10:56 AM
U.S. wholesale businesses boosted their stockpiles sharply in October as sales rose, encouraging signs for economic growth in the final three months of the year. Wholesale stockpiles grew 1.4 percent in October, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. That's nearly triple the 0.5 percent...
12/10/13 10:31 AM
SINGAPORE — The United States and 11 other nations negotiating a free trade zone stretching from Chile to Japan failed to reach a final agreement at talks in Singapore, but indicated they were closing in on a landmark deal. The U.S.-led agreement is a major part of President Barack Obama's...
By Steve LeBlanc | 12/10/13 10:18 AM
BOSTON — The candidates seeking to fill Edward Markey's old seat in the U.S. House are making their final appeals to voters in the Massachusetts' 5th Congressional District. The race pits Democratic state Sen. Katherine Clark of Melrose against Republican Frank Addivinola, a Boston attorney....
12/10/13 12:21 AM
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is warning Congress that failure to act on a defense policy bill before year's end would create more uncertainty for the military and undercut the nation's commanders. Ramping up pressure on House and Senate leaders, the Pentagon on Monday appealed for...
12/10/13 12:00 AM
DETROIT — The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on its bailout of General Motors, but still says the alternative would have been much worse. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced Tuesday that the government sold its remaining shares in the Detroit automaker. The government...
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