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37 min ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Well-known humpback whale killed in boat collision

Delta Air Lines says a flight leaving Israel for New York developed a mechanical problem and had to return to Tel Aviv and make an emergency landing.


Related Topix: Delta Galil Industries, Apparel, US Politics, Barack Obama, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Candidate scraps shotgun-blast ad against Congress

A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington has removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped piA ata with a shotgun.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat, Republican, Doc Hastings

5 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Longing for a win, GOP gives Senate hopeful a big microphone

If you're a national political party salivating over the prospect of winning a seat that's long been in your opponent's hands, what should you do? Enter the Republican National Committee, Iowa GOP Senate nominee Joni Ernst -- and an address heard by millions around the country.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa

8 hrs ago | WHAS11

What the military did while Benghazi post burned

One by one, behind closed doors, military officers explained what they did and didn't do the night the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, burned.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Leon Panetta

12 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Kerry meeting again with Afghan candidates

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting with rival Afghan presidential candidates for a second day as the United States struggles to find a path out of the crisis enveloping the nation's elections.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hamid Karzai, Terrorism, Holyoke, MA

17 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Obama relishes roadshow, but agenda still stuck

On one side: a confident Obama making campaign-style stops around the country and ridiculing his political opponents to the delight of cheering supporters.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform

21 hrs ago | KION 46

US official at border: 'We'll send you back'

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has something to say to people contemplating illegal migration to the United States: "We'll send you back."


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, Artesia, NM, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fri Jul 11, 2014


FBI: Utah man wanted to bomb police station

Authorities arrested a 47-year-old Utah man Thursday that they say had been plotting to kill police officers and blow up a police station with the hope the attacks would cause an uprising against the government.


Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Utah

KHOU-TV Houston

Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers

U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of its latest fighter jets, officials said Friday.


Related Topix: Prison, Computer Security, Science / Technology


Union leader derides Obama education chief

Authorities have arrested a 47-year-old Utah man they say wanted to kill police officers and blow up a police department with the hope it would cause an uprising against the government.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Mark Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Barack Obama

Udall: Problems with Gardner's birth control plan

Udall made the remarks in response to a question at a news conference to highlight his latest foray into the volatile politics of birth control.


Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US Politics, Barack Obama, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

House Republicans vote for business tax cut

House Republicans, who fervently pound the podium against the deficit, didn't blink Friday at passing a whopping $287 billion business tax cut measure with no effort to pay for or offset that amount.


Related Topix: US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Small Business, Personal Finance, George Bush, Lloyd Doggett, Democrat, Sander Levin

Fox News

Congress looks to lower price on veterans' health care reform bill

Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower the cost of a bill to fix veterans' health care amid a growing uproar over long waits for appointments and falsification of records to cover up the delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Healthcare Law, Law, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

The Modesto Bee

White House: 2014 deficit to drop $100B

Last year's deficit was $680 billion. The latest update from the White House budget office is also $66 billion less than the administration predicted earlier this year when releasing the president's budget.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Business News

WTEN-TV Albany

Indicted Russian's family say he's innocent

Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn't have his medication.


Related Topix: Computers, US Secret Service

Alamogordo Daily News

Meghan McCain to join 'The View?'

Meghan McCain will guest host on "The View" next week, which will likely be a test run to see if she would be good for the job full-time, someone familiar with the situation told TheWrap.


Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Rosie O'Donnell, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Amazon to FAA: Let us fly our drones

It says its drones will "travel over 50 miles per hour, and will carry 5-pound payloads."

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Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration

WGAL-TV Lancaster

'Road war' in Congress may be ending

Three weeks until funding starts to dry up for bridge and road projects across the United States, House and Senate committees Thursday put Congress on track toward a deal to avoid construction shutdowns and to keep the federal Highway Trust Fund operating until early next summer.


Related Topix: US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Autos

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Auto worker union scores a win in the South

The organization said it will open a local chapter to represent workers at Volkswagen's only U.S. plant, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Vanderbilt University, Bill Haslam, US Governors


Officers say no 'stand-down order' for Benghazi

14, 2012, file photo shows Libyan military guards as they check one of the U.S. .


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa