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Two Bodies Found in Rubble of NYC Explosion

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 14:07
Investigators have located two bodies in the rubble of Thursday’s explosion and fire in Manhattan’s East Village.

Indiana Governor Defends 'Religious Freedom' Law

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 13:44
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Sunday defended a controversial religious-objections bill he signed into law last week, saying he was “proud” of the legislation and repeatedly declined to say whether it would allow discrimination against gay people.

Nuclear Talks With Iran Enter Endgame

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:34
Nuclear talks with Iran were set to resume in Switzerland, with negotiations entering the endgame, but it was unclear if the sides can meet a March 31 deadline for a political understanding on parameters of a nuclear deal.

Kentucky Survives Scare From Notre Dame

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 22:51
It was actually happening. The unbeatable Kentucky team was about to be beat by Notre Dame. But then Kentucky survived, saved its season and rescued its search for perfection.

Dynamic Duo Powers Wisconsin

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 21:01
It’s getting tough to tell just who Wisconsin’s dominant big man is. Seven-footer Frank Kaminsky has been everyone’s pick for player of the year, but it was his fellow forward Sam Dekker who had a big second half in No. 1 seed Wisconsin’s 85-78 Elite Eight win over Arizona.

U.S. Raises Pressure on Israel Over Palestinians

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 13:34
The U.S. leaves open the possibility of letting the United Nations set a deadline for a Palestinian state, in what would be a departure from using American veto power to protect its close Mideast ally.

Clinton Emails Deleted Late Last Year

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 12:05
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails from her time in government were deleted off her server late last year, her attorney says.

Silicon Valley Venture Firm Prevails in Sex-Bias Suit

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 21:24
A jury said prominent venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers didn’t sexually discriminate or retaliate against a former female partner, in a closely watched case that raised questions about the treatment of women in Silicon Valley.

Amanda Knox Murder Conviction Overturned

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 21:08
Italy’s highest appeals court overturned the murder convictions of Seattle native Amanda Knox and her Italian former boyfriend in the 2007 death of British student Meredith Kercher, definitively clearing the pair.

Indiana Religious Freedom Law Sparks Fury

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 18:31
Legislation draws hostile reaction from defenders of gay rights, who say the law could result in discrimination based on sexual orientation.

White House Sets Plan to Fight Superbugs

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:38
The White House issued the most extensive action plan ever against drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, seeking to curb antibiotic use at farms and hospitals—and promote tests to find lethal bugs, and antibiotics to kill them.

Fed's Yellen Pitches Cautious Tack on Rate Increases

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:22
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen laid out a case for a “gradualist approach” to interest-rate increases in the years ahead, spelling out in greater detail than she has before the risks of moving too aggressively to tighten U.S. credit.

Economic Growth, Corporate Profits Slowed as 2014 Ended

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:16
The U.S. economy slowed in the final months of 2014 and corporate profits fell, putting the growth trajectory on a lower path ahead of an apparent slowdown early this year.
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