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    WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA report: CIA officers read Senate emails, showed 'lack of candor' to investigators.

  • US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are plunging, putting the market on track for its first monthly loss since January. The Dow Jones industrial average had its worst daily drop since February. At one point it was down more than 300 points. The slide interrupted a prolonged advance in the market. The...

  • Fire agency: 15 dead, 228 injured in gas explosions in Taiwan city of Kaohsiung

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Fire agency: 15 dead, 228 injured in gas explosions in Taiwan city of Kaohsiung.

  • Gas explosions kill 15, injure 228 in Taiwan

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's National Fire Agency says 15 people were killed and 228 were injured a series of gas leak explosions in a southwestern city. The fire agency says five firefighters are among the dead. Taiwan's Premier Jiang Yi-huah says there were at least five explosions late...

  • Dow Jones industrials plunge 300 points, wiping out July's gains; worst drop since February

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrials plunge 300 points, wiping out July's gains; worst drop since February.

  • USDA overhauls decades-old poultry inspections

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year. Final rules announced Thursday would reduce the number of government poultry inspectors by...

  • Marco Rubio's office responds to questions about campus sexual assault bill

    Sen. Marco Rubio's office responded to the Washington Examiner's questions regarding a bill the Florida Republican is co-sponsoring that's supposed to combat sexual assaults at the nation's colleges and universities.

  • John Boehner gets an earful from GOP members

    House Republican lawmakers, angry over the GOP's decision to abandon a bill to address the border crisis, crowded around Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, in the well of the chamber, demanding to remain in session to resolve the issue.

  • Why a liberal Democrat just said Ted Cruz is an 'inadvertent' hero

    Sen. Ted Cruz has drawn lots of criticism in the wake of House leadership's decision to pull an immigration supplemental intended to alleviate the border crisis. But he might find support from an unusual source: Rep. Raul Grijalva.

  • VIDEO: Obama signs another executive order

    President Obama on Thursday signed an executive order designed to "crack down on federal contractors who put workers' safety and hard-earned pay at risk."

  • Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — Two weeks after a missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, an international team of investigators Thursday reached a wreckage site in eastern Ukraine that remains bitterly contested between government forces and pro-Russia separatist rebels. For the families of...

  • Exxon profit surges, but production slips

    NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil's net income rose 28 percent in the second quarter on a sale of Asian assets and higher oil prices, but oil and gas production slipped a disappointing 6 percent. Exxon reported net income of $8.78 billion in for the second quarter Thursday, on revenue of $111.65...

  • Is this the man to unseat Harry Reid?

    In a hypothetical matchup for U.S. Senate in 2016, Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada would crush Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid by double digits, according to new polling data.

  • Obama remains confident in CIA head John Brennan despite Senate spying

    President Obama remains confident in CIA Director John Brennan's leadership despite an independent investigation that concluded that the agency had overreached its authority by spying on Senate staffers.

  • CIA director apologizes to Senate leaders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal CIA investigation has found that agency officers improperly accessed Senate computers earlier this year in a dispute over interrogation documents, prompting CIA Director John Brennan to abandon his defiant posture in the matter and apologize to Senate intelligence...



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