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  • Miami OKs millions to clean contaminated parks

    MIAMI (AP) — Officials in Miami are setting aside millions of dollars to clean and reopen parks that were closed due to contamination. Health concerns were raised a year ago when concerns related to a toxic plume at an old incinerator led to an investigation more than 100 city parks. The Miami...

  • NATO gets new chief_one Putin may approve of

    BRUSSELS (AP) — At a time of daunting geopolitical crises, NATO is undergoing its own version of regime change, with the arrival of a new chief official who has the blessing, at least temporarily, of one of the West's biggest adversaries: Russian President Vladimir Putin. Former two-term...

  • Your stories from the Washington Examiner

    Scroll down for the latest from the Washington Examiner: » Early voting increases, despite setbacks Despite a Supreme Court decision this week to delay early voting in Ohio, an increasing number of states nationwide are embracing initiatives to allow voters to cast ballots before election...

  • Report reveals illicit romance, leaks and insider info in Veterans Affairs contract

    Inspector general finds top VA procurement official steered contract to vendor with inside information.

  • Early voting increases, despite setbacks

    Despite a Supreme Court decision this week to delay early voting in Ohio, an increasing number of states nationwide are embracing initiatives to allow voters to cast ballots before election day.

  • How camouflaged activists want to de-industrialize the West 

    A federal judge recently rejected a lawsuit filed by environmental groups to prevent the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from issuing oil and gas leases for parts of central Nevada.

  • Obama deserves better security than this

    The Secret Service has no margin for error in its mission of protecting the president. Pierson must be replaced and others responsible for these far-reaching problems should also be fired.

  • Romney can't lead a more populist GOP

    In 2012, Romney told a crowd that 47 percent of the country "pay no income tax ... are dependent upon government," and that "I'll never convince them that they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives" -- not the way to win blue-collar voters.

  • Banks spend 37 mil hours on paperwork

    "When you're talking about millions of hours wasted filling out forms, and hundreds of forms you can't submit online, it's sort of shocking," said the study's author, AAF director of regulatory policy Sam Batkins.

  • Seven problems with the White House sexual assault checklist (and four good things about it)

    In April, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released a checklist for colleges to use in crafting new sexual misconduct policies.

  • Obama's post-American world is taking shape with the rise of Iran

    Remarkable is one word for it; obscene might be another. Whatever word you choose, the long-term implications of embracing Iran are nearly all bad for the region and for the United States.

  • Crash, suspicious device lead to 101 closure in LA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say both sides of the U.S. 101 freeway near Hollywood were shut down as a crash led to the discovery of a suspicious device. The California Highway Patrol says the device was discovered during the investigation of the fiery two-car accident on the 101 shortly...

  • Mexico announces homicide charges in army killings

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors announced homicide charges Tuesday against three soldiers in the June killings of 22 suspected gang members in southern Mexico, challenging the army's version that the suspects died in a shootout. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said that after a...

  • Afghan official says 2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21 people, mostly troops

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says 2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21 people, mostly troops.

  • Fannie, Freddie lawsuit thrown out

    A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac against the federal government.



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