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  • Treasury doctors banks' TARP data

    Treasury officials also made multiple math errors in summarizing the results of the surveys, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Recovery Program Christy Romero said.

  • In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data

    NEW YORK (AP) — The theft of nude photographs from celebrities' online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet. On Tuesday, Apple acknowledged the security breakdown and...

  • BP: Oust claims head for conflict of interest

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP PLC has asked a federal judge to remove the administrator of damage claims from its 2010 oil spill, saying he failed to disclose a major conflict of interest and spends too much on administration: $1 billion over two years, or $1 for every $5 sent to claimants. Patrick...

  • THEhotel in Vegas switches to new name Delano

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former THEhotel on the campus of Mandalay Bay has officially taken on its new identity as The Delano Las Vegas (DELL'-uh-no). Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the renovated property Tuesday. The 1,100-room, all-suite hotel underwent an $80 million makeover this...

  • Officials: Accused Texas killer targeted others

    KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — The man charged in the deaths last year of two North Texas prosecutors had intended to kill other law enforcement officials, according to court documents filed Tuesday. The records contend former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams sought to kill Kaufman County District...

  • Kirk: US must take hard line against Islamic State

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says the United States should take a hard line against the Islamic State group. Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist. It also warns President Barack Obama that as long as...

  • Rescuers search for missing swimmer in California

    POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. (AP) — Rescue crews are searching for a man who went missing while swimming in an estuary at a national seashore on the Northern California coast. National Park Service spokesman John Dell'Osso says dive teams and water rescue specialists from Marin County...

  • PG&E penalized $1.4B for deadly pipeline blast

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday — the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state — for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a suburban San Francisco neighborhood. The...

  • Editorial cartoon: Layers of strategy

    Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial cartoon: iCloud

    Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.

  • Lawmakers: U.S. must act now to stop ISIS

    A bipartisan chorus on Capitol Hill is calling for the United States to waste no time hitting back after the execution of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

  • Editorial cartoon: UN priorities

    Cartoon by Yaakov Kirschen/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: Projecting weakness

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: Putin's JV team

    Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.

  • Shutting down conservative activism in Wisconsin

    Prosecutors should investigate apparent official wrongdoing. They should not use flimsy pretexts to target officials and activists they dislike.



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