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  • Car rates returning to levels before deregulation

    BOSTON (AP) — Auto insurance rates that fell sharply after deregulation in Massachusetts are climbing again. The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/1rQTmdE ) reports that five years after the state began to allow insurers to set their own rates, the average premium was about the same as it was...

  • Cuomo headed to western New York for announcement

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to make a public appearance in Buffalo, his first since a published report said his administration interfered with the corruption panel the governor created. Cuomo is expected to make an economic development announcement Monday morning on...

  • Former Naval Academy superintendent dies at 77

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain is praising former Naval Academy Superintendent Charles Larson, who died over the weekend, as a great man. McCain, who graduated in the same class as Larson at the academy in 1958, said in a statement Sunday that it has been a privilege and an...

  • Instead of impeachment, can House vote to overturn Obama executive order?

    The White House has fueled talk that House Republicans might move to impeach President Obama if he uses executive authority to enact far-reaching changes in immigration policy.

  • Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site

    SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there. Government troops have stepped up their push to win back territory from pro-Russian...

  • Pakistani mob attacks minority Muslims, kills 3

    LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani mob burned down several homes belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters in riots following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook, police said Monday. The rioting in the city of Gujranwala...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 28

    The chairs of the Veterans Affairs committee have reached a deal on legislation to reform the embattled agency and will introduce the bill this afternoon on Capitol Hill.

  • Here's what the Fed could have bought with QE3

    For perspective, if the Fed were allowed to buy stocks, at current prices it could have bought Apple, Google and Microsoft for that sum -- with General Motors and Ford thrown into the mix, with $44 billion left over.

  • International police team abandons effort to reach Ukraine crash site as heavy fighting erupts

    SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — International police team abandons effort to reach Ukraine crash site as heavy fighting erupts.

  • Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar in deal worth about $9B to create dollar-store giant

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar in deal worth about $9B to create dollar-store giant.

  • Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion

    LONDON (AP) — Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion.

  • With days left until August recess, major legislation could be left undone

    Congress Monday will begin a final week of legislative action before adjourning for the August recess, but partisan gridlock threatens to leave key legislation unfinished.

  • Is Paul Ryan running for president?

    Rep. Paul Ryan has a lot of reasons to run for president in 2016: Support from major donors, national name recognition and a suite of policy ideas he'd like to enact. One thing he's lacking: any apparent plans to do so.

  • UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement Sunday calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas and scheduled a meeting at midnight to adopt it. The council will be meeting as Muslims start celebrating...

  • Lawmakers reach accord on Veterans Affairs bill

    Lawmakers have reached a bipartisan deal on a bill help end long wait lists at medical facilities run by the Department of Veterans Affairs.



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