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  • Rule aimed at cutting coal-fired plant's emissions

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the West. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision Monday reflects a compromise by tribal and federal officials,...

  • Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network. The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a "direct connection" for the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate with her supporters, with "no need to please the...

  • 2 drivers killed in head-on Tamiami Trail crash

    MIAMI (AP) — Two drivers died in a head-on crash on the Tamiami Trail, about 11 miles west of the Miccosukee gaming facility and hotel. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the Monday morning crash caused so much damage that the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Silverado were hard to recognize....

  • LA County coroner's official killed in crash

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County officials say coroner's Lt. Joe Bale was killed in a motorcycle crash in Wyoming over the weekend. Coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter says Bale was fatally injured Sunday afternoon near Jackson Hole. City News Service reports the 52-year-old was riding...

  • How the U.S. ended up giving weapons to the Taliban

    Hundreds of thousands of sophisticated U.S. military weapons given to the Afghan military are missing and may be in the hands of the Taliban, according to a government watchdog.

  • Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke out Monday against gender oppression in Africa that he said is "crippling" parts of the continent, urging young leaders there to empower women and eliminate traditions like female genital mutilation and violence against women. Obama held up an...

  • Israeli PM speaks of 'prolonged' campaign in Gaza

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must be ready for a "prolonged" military operation in the Gaza Strip and will "act aggressively and responsibly" until the mission is completed. Israel launched the operation against Gaza's Hamas...

  • Correction: Tour de France story

    PARIS (AP) — In a story July 27 about the Tour de France, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of years it's been since cyclist Marco Pantani died. He died 10 years ago. A corrected version of the story is below: Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France Crowning of an...

  • Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen says that "a series of innocent oversights" led to...

  • CORRECTS: FAA proposes $12M fine against Southwest for flying planes without proper repairs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CORRECTS: FAA proposes $12M fine against Southwest for flying planes without proper repairs.

  • US stocks flip between slight gains and losses

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major stock market indexes drifted between slight gains and losses Monday afternoon, as traders prepare for a week full of reports on the economy and corporate profits. KEEPING SCORE: As of 1:30 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was up two points, less than...

  • Cleveland opens school focusing on digital arts

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Marsha Dobrzynski found it a revelation when five years ago, teenagers who attended digital arts-based summer programs in Cleveland were always the first to arrive and the last to leave. Their dedication inspired Dobrzynski, of the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning in...

  • Automakers offer decals warning of hot car danger

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — An automobile industry trade group has new way of reminding people not to leave children alone in cars. It's a free window decal that the Washington-based Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers is distributing in the national capital area through public health agencies,...

  • Illinois communities scramble to find road salt

    CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly 200 Illinois communities are scrambling to find road salt after last winter's record frigid temperatures and snowfall depleted supplies, according to local leaders and state officials who oversee a shared procurement process. If local public works departments are able to...

  • 1 dead after small plane crash in north Florida

    YULEE, Fla. (AP) — One man is dead after the small plane he was piloting crashed during taking off from a private airstrip in northeast Florida. Nassau County Undersheriff George Leuders says the victim was 65-year-old Charlie Yeagle, who crashed Monday into a swamp about 500 yards from the...



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