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  • Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner reached Ukrainian government-held territory at long last Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world...

  • US stocks climb as earnings reports roll in

    NEW YORK (AP) — Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher on Tuesday. The restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected. "The news today is pretty good," said JJ...

  • TV consumers shouldn't be forced to pay for options they don't use

    Recently, for the first time in more than seven years, I had occasion to buy a new television.

  • Obamacare legal decision is a setback, but not yet fatal

    In the legal chess match over health care, the Obama administration's next move is promising.

  • Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. But the split rulings don't necessarily mean another trip to the...

  • U.S. spent another $3m on an unused building in this country

    A storage facility in Afghanistan's Helmand province with a price tag of $2.89 million "has never been used," according to an internal government watchdog.

  • FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby. The ban began 12:15 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, the agency said in a statement. "Due to the...

  • House subcommittee to hold hearing on the 'troubling case of Meriam Ibrahim'

    Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year-old mother of two currently residing in the U.S. embassy in Sudan awaiting a flight to America, will receive a hearing Wednesday in the U.S. examining her situation.

  • European agency urges airlines to avoid Tel Aviv

    BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency says it "strongly recommends" that airlines refrain from operating flights to and from Tel Aviv. The recommendation by Europe's main aviation safety body came after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines they are...

  • Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv — a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after the downing of a Malaysian jet...

  • Cha-ching: Cough up another $2.85m to fuel Obama's 3-day fundraising trip

    President Obama's three-day, West Coast fundraiser, will cost nearly $3 million just to fly Air Force One.

  • Quinn signs $1B plan for road repair in Illinois

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair and improve Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter. The Chicago Democrat approved the bipartisan legislation that also will provide lawmakers with...

  • Editorial cartoon: Peace in the crosshairs

    Cartoon by Gary McCoy/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: Hand of Putin

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: New fees

    Cartoon by Steve Kelley/Creators Syndicate.



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