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  • UN climate chief: Global warming a public health issue

    Christiana Figueres argues that older, dirtier forms of energy are likely the first to be eliminated under a deal to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Doing so would improve public health by reducing air pollutants and slashing heat-trapping carbon emissions.

  • AFL-CIO chief urges Obama to be bold on immigration executive action

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka urged President Obama to be aggressive on immigration reform, revealing that labor and business leaders have been meeting with the president about his possible executive action.

  • Kansas governor boasts of one-point lead

    Gov. Sam Brownback's campaign released an internal poll on Aug. 26 showing him up over his Democratic challenger, state House Democratic leader Paul Davis, 43 to 42 percent.

  • UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

    GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are known now, the World Health Organization said Thursday as the United States announced plans to test an experimental Ebola vaccine. Currently, about half of the people...

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders continues his unorthodox 2016 campaign

    The Vermont senator, an independent who aligns with Democrats, hosted a town hall forum at a Baptist church in Raleigh to discuss "the fight for economic justice."

  • Top GOP data firms partner ahead of elections

    The Republican data firms i360 and The Data Trust on Thursday announced an agreement to share each other's voter files, providing a possible boost to GOP candidates on the 2014 ballot.

  • Women to GOP: Get with the times

    Women think the Republican Party is "intolerant," "lacking in compassion" and "stuck in the past," according to a new report from the Karl Rove-backed Crossroads GPS and American Action Network.

  • US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated. The upward revision supported expectations that the second half of 2014 will prove...

  • Contracts to buy US homes rise in hopeful sign

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted...

  • US bank earnings up 5.2 pct in 2Q

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks' earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007. The data issued Wednesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. showed a robust picture as the banking industry...

  • Rand Paul argues U.S. actions led to rise of ISIS

    Sen. Rand Paul argued Wednesday that the U.S. is partly responsible for the rise of ISIS, an argument that is sure to roil the Republican Party's ongoing debate over foreign policy ahead of the 2016 presidential elections.

  • Missouri governor was 'uninvited' from Michael Brown's funeral

    On Sunday, Nixon's office initially said he planned to attend the service. But on Monday, Nixon's office changed course, saying he would not attend "out of respect for the family" and to give them "time to focus on remembering Michael and grieving their loss."

  • PBS slammed for promoting late term abortion in Labor Day documentary

    PBS is under fire for planning a Labor Day airing of a documentary that promotes late term abortion and was used to fight a ballot initiative to ban the procedure in New Mexico.

  • UN Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is preparing to meet in emergency session on the growing crisis in Ukraine. Diplomats said Thursday that the council will meet at 2 p.m. (1800 GMT) at the request of Lithuania. Alarm has grown as a top NATO official said at least 1,000 Russian...

  • UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in the Golan Heights; 81 other peacekeepers trapped

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in the Golan Heights; 81 other peacekeepers trapped.



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