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  1. Suspect in 1996 bombing at U.S. military residence in Saudi Arabia arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | The Wave

    This June 30,1996 file photo, show a general view of the destroyed Khobar Towers and crater where a truck bomb exploded at a U.S military complex killing 19 Americans and injuring hundreds in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Ahmed al-Mughassil, suspected in the bombing, has been captured, a U.S. official tells The Associated Press Wednesday.


  2. Health law sign-ups keep growing; uninsured rate declinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | The Wave

    In this March 30, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama signs the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 in a ceremony at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Va. Nearly a million people signed up for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law even after the official enrollment season ended, helping push the share of uninsured Americans below 10 percent and underscoring how hard it could be for Republicans to dismantle the program.


  3. From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Wave

    For American consumers who have become used to flat or even falling prices for several years, an unfamiliar sight has emerged in many corners of the economy: Inflation is ticking up. The price increases remain modest.


  4. San Jose native Matt Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog eating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Dana Point News

    NEW YORK Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory. Stonie, 23, who finished second last year, downed 62 hot dogs and buns, beating Chestnut by two.


  5. University affirmative action gets U.S. Supreme Court reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The Wave

    The U.S. Supreme Court will consider putting new limits on the use of racial preferences in college admissions, agreeing to scrutinize the affirmative action policy at the University of Texas for the second time. The justices Monday agreed to hear an appeal from a white woman who said she suffered unconstitutional discrimination when she was rejected by the school in 2008.


  6. Tiny houses still have room for what mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Wave

    Vina Lustado, an interior designer, built her small home for $40,000. Lustado said her minimalistic lifestyle was inspired by organizer Marie Kondo.


  7. Judge hears arguments on Redskins trademark battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Dana Point News

    In this Aug. 28, 2009 file photo, the Washington Redskins logo is seen on the field before the start of a preseason NFL football game in Landover, Md. A judge is hearing arguments from the Washington Redskins on June 23, 2015, that canceling the team's trademarks would infringe its free-speech rights.


  8. Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker in unattended vehicle near the U.S. CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Dana Point News

    A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says a bomb squad has safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended near the Capitol building and that the vehicle's owner has been arrested. Lt. Kimberly A. Schneider told The Associated Press by email that officers on patrol spotted the parked, unoccupied vehicle Sunday on a street on the National Mall west of the Capitol and an odor of gasoline was also detected.


  9. Opening Day: Photos from around Major League BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Wave

    Major League Baseball had its first game of the regular season Sunday, but Monday is Opening Day through most of the country. And with the first day of the season comes optimism and a belief that anything is possible for fans' favorite teams.


  10. Don't want to learn Spanish or French in high school? How about learning to code insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Laguna Niguel News

    At least four states - including Washington, home of Microsoft Corp. - have either passed or considered measures that would delight high school students who have trouble rolling their r's. Rather than taking Spanish to satisfy their foreign language requirement, they could take a computer language.


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