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  • Rand Paul's dilemma: Choosing between the Senate and the White House

    With a possible legislative fix off the table until Kentucky lawmakers reconvene early next year, Paul must now look ahead and decide if he'd rather stay on serving the people of his state or whether he'd take his chances on a run for the Oval Office.

  • Northern Mexico state approves same-sex marriage

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The northern state of Coahuila has become the second place in Mexico after the capital to recognize same-sex marriage. State lawmaker Samuel Acevedo said Tuesday he presented the bill that was voted into law because he wants gay couples to have the same rights of straight...

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

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulatory judges have recommended a $1.4 billion penalty against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about aging pipelines....

  • Legislators discuss relaxing wine-shipping laws

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakotans could be getting their favorite rare vintages shipped to their doorsteps in a few years, but only if a state lawmakers can come to a consensus on some key details. Legislators on the Alcohol Distribution and Shipping committee met Tuesday in Pierre to discuss...

  • Goodyear says it won't build new factory in Ohio

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akron and Summit County officials say Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. won't build its new $500 million plant in Ohio. Officials received a letter Tuesday from the Akron-based tire company, explaining that Ohio will no longer be considered for the new factory, which will serve...

  • US Sen. Warren supports repealing state casino law

    BOSTON (AP) — Anti-gambling activists are touting a major boost from Sen. Elizabeth Warren as their campaign to repeal the state's casino law heads into the final stretch. The first-term Democrat said Monday she'll likely vote in favor of repealing the 2011 state law that opened the door for...

  • Brazil: new project to clean Olympic waters

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro officials on Tuesday unveiled a new sanitation project that aims to eliminate the stain of raw sewage defiling the waters of Rio de Janeiro's Gloria Marina, where the 2016 Olympic sailing events are to be held. Under the agreement, Rio's state government is...

  • EPA OKs FutureGen plan for CO2 storage

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday said it has approved permits for the FutureGen clean coal project to store carbon dioxide underground, a key step in the longstanding plan to build the project. FutureGen plans to store carbon dioxide, a greenhouse...

  • 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.

  • 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.



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