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  • Gov. Brown signs clean-air vehicle legislation

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California. One bill signed Sunday allows 15,000 additional electric and partial zero-emissions vehicles, or 70,000 total vehicles, to get green stickers that allow driving in...

  • Workers voting on proposed Lear Corp contract

    HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a Lear Corp. plant in northwestern Indiana that makes automotive seats have begun voting on a tentative agreement that ended a one-day strike. United Auto Workers Local 2335 Vice President Hanif Hassan says about 760 union members began voting Sunday afternoon,...

  • White House asked to intervene in water dispute

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Persistent drought has kept South Texas farmers and community leaders in an uproar for years over shortfalls in the delivery of water to the Rio Grande from Mexico's tributaries. Now, they're asking for congressional help in getting the White House to intervene in the...

  • 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

    NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson's hardboiled private eye thriller "A...

  • 2 Fort Drum buildings named in honor of WW II vets

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — Two training facilities at Fort Drum in northern New York are being named in honor of two World War II veterans. Army officials are renaming one in honor of Lt. Colonel William J. O'Brien and the other for Sgt. Thomas A. Baker Jr. Both men were from Troy, New York, and...

  • Crews cleaning fuel spill in San Francisco Bay

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S Coast Guard and state wildlife officials are investigating what caused a fuel oil spill from a World War II-era ship into the San Francisco Bay. Lt. Jacob Aulner, a Coast Guard spokesman, said Sunday that crews are cleaning up less than 50 gallons of fuel spilled...

  • Fire that killed 2 in Clark County investigated

    BERRYVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a house fire that killed two people in Clarke County appears to have been accidental. State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the fire occurred at a two-story house in Berryville shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday. Authorities recovered the...

  • Power: We are not coordinating with Iran against Islamic terrorists

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said the United States is hardly alone in the quest to defeat Islamic terrorists.

  • Shiite Muslim rebels help create new government in Yemen

    The Shiite Muslim rebels called the Houthis are party to a peace agreement signed this weekend that calls for them, along with separatist factions, to nominate a new prime minister, the Associated Press and the BBC are reporting.

  • Landrieu 'keg stand' photo making rounds on social media

    Photos are making the rounds on Twitter showing Sen. Mary Landrieu helping a Louisiana State University student manage a "keg stand" before a football game on Saturday.

  • Obama congratulates new power-sharing leaders in Afghanistan

    President Obama on Sunday made a congratulatory call to Afghanistan's newly elected president, Ashraf Ghani, and the runner-up, Abdullah Abdullah, who have agreed to a power-sharing deal.

  • Dempsey: Afghan deal puts U.S. 'in a better place'

    "Now we need a signed security agreement and a NATO [status of forces agreement], both of which should be accomplished fairly quickly," said U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • New terror group could pose bigger threat to U.S. than ISIS

    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said on "Face the Nation" Sunday that the threat of Khorasan is "more immediate" than the Islamic State, which the United States is targeting with airstrikes.

  • Feinstein: Congress must debate military force against Islamic State

    The Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman said that Congress must reconvene after the November election to debate a measure authorizing President Obama to use military force in the Middle East.

  • Peter King: We'll investigate Secret Service over White House breach

    A top House Republican Sunday said it is "inexcusable" that a man was able to gain access to the White House on Friday without the Secret Service stopping him, and he believes Congress will launch a investigation.



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