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  • U.S. proposes to cut methane from oil, gas by nearly half

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration issued a final rule Thursday to sharply cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production, a key part of a ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Middle class shrinks in 9 of 10 U.S. cities as incomes fall

    WASHINGTON – In cities across America, the middle class is hollowing out.A widening wealth gap is mo ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Claims for jobless aid reach highest level since early 2015

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since February 2015, more sobering news fo ...
    May 12, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 12; Trump, Ryan to meet amid calls for GOP unity

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 12, 2016 - 6:31 pm
  • Bombings kill 93 in Iraqi capital's bloodiest day this year

    BAGHDAD – In the deadliest violence in Baghdad this year, three car bombs claimed by the Islamic State group killed 93 people across the Iraqi capital ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Defiant Trump brushes off GOP critics on eve of Ryan meeting

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump declared Wednesday he doesn’t need support from House Speaker Paul Ryan or other leery Republican leaders, brushing off his ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Alaska Airlines passenger's quest for beer forced flight to divert, feds say

    PORTLAND, Ore. — A passenger who authorities say forced an Alaska Airlines flight to be diverted after he didn't get a beer has pleaded not guilty in ...
    May 11, 2016 - 1:43 pm
  • Man admits locking Verizon worker in underground vault after worker parked on grass

    WORCESTER, Mass. — A Massachusetts man accused of locking a Verizon worker inside an unventilated underground vault because he was upset the worker pa ...
    May 11, 2016 - 1:42 pm
  • Donald Trump says he's down to 5 or 6 choices for vice president

    NEW YORK – Shifting swiftly to the general election, Donald Trump says he's narrowed his list of potential running mates to "five or six" people and d ...
    May 11, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • Paul Ryan's hometown says he's doing the 'best he can' on Donald Trump

    JANESVILLE, Wis. – As House Speaker Paul Ryan walks a fine line on Donald Trump — withholding his support, at least for now — some voters back home in ...
    May 11, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • Queen Elizabeth II: Chinese officials were 'very rude'

    LONDON – Britain's 90-year-old monarch has made a rare foray into political affairs, being caught on film characterizing Chinese officials as "very ru ...
    May 11, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 11: Donald Trump shifts focus to general election

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 11, 2016 - 1:43 pm
  • Key Senate Republicans swing behind Trump; doubters remain

    WASHINGTON – Key Senate Republicans voiced optimism Tuesday about Donald Trump’s presidential prospects in November, signaling clearly to the GOP rank ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Eager to heal old wounds, President Barack Obama to visit Hiroshima

    WASHINGTON – Eager to heal old wounds and galvanize new generations, President Barack Obama this month will become the first sitting American presiden ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • 10 things to know for Wednesday, May 11

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 11, 2016 - 6:56 am
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