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  • 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

     

    July 18, 2014

  • State judge legalizes gay marriage in Florida Keys

    A judge legalized gay marriage in Florida's most gay-friendly county on Thursday, siding with same-sex couples in the Florida Keys who said the state's ban is discriminatory and makes them second-class citizens.

    July 17, 2014

  • Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs, signals new path

    Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs or 14 percent of its workforce as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system.

    July 17, 2014

  • Climate politics group falling short of money goal

    A super PAC aiming to make climate change a key issue in this year's midterm elections is falling far short of its goal to raise $100 million, cramping the group's ability to influence major races with just four months left until Election Day.

    July 17, 2014

  • 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

     

    July 17, 2014

  • Man using 'blowtorch' to kill spider started fire SEATTLE — A man who used a can of spray paint and a lighter as a makeshift blowtorch to kill a spider in his laundry room started a blaze that caused $60,000 worth of damage, Seattle fire officials said Wednesday.The man and his mother got out of th

    July 17, 2014

  • NJ Gov. Christie to be in Iowa and 2016 spotlight

    New Jersey's Chris Christie insists it's his role as Republican Governors Association chairman that's bringing him to Iowa this week, to raise money for other politicians, including Gov. Terry Branstad, a five-term incumbent with lots of campaign cash already.

    July 16, 2014

  • Screen Shot 2014-07-16 at 2.12.33 PM.png Gunshots narrowly miss TV reporter

    A reporter for a West Virginia television station narrowly escaped injury or worse Monday while covering a fatal weekend shooting in Beckley.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • VIDEO: New story emerges about Texas children locked in hot car

    After footage showed Texas shoppers breaking the windows of a hot car to rescue children trapped inside, additional witnesses have come forward to correct the story behind what has become a viral video.

    July 16, 2014

  • Liberals assessing 2016 race as Clinton weighs bid

    As Hillary Rodham Clinton promotes her book, liberals in the Democratic Party are elbowing into the 2016 presidential conversation, pitching a populist message on the economy and immigration.

    July 16, 2014

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