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Officials suspend search for missing hunter
The fruitless, weeklong search for Eric Smith, 41, involved nearly two dozen rescue workers and nearly 100 volunteers.
VIDEO: Less than 27,000 signed up on HealthCare.gov
The Obama administration revealed Wednesday that fewer than 27,000 people signed up for private health insurance in the 36 states relying on HealthCare.gov. Meantime lawmakers grilled the White House's IT chief about the troubled site.
- Proposed Ill. 'fracking' rules released to public CHICAGO -- The Illinois Department of Natural Resources published a first draft of Illinois' rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling on Friday, and environmental groups quickly criticized them as violating the spirit of regulations that industry,
- Rauner donates $500K to campaign for Illinois gov. CHICAGO (AP) -- Republican Bruce Rauner has made a $500,000 donation to his campaign for Illinois governor, lifting the caps on political contributions for everyone in the 2014 race and ensuring a big-money battle for the state's top job. The persona
- EPA proposes reducing biofuel mandate WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration on Friday proposed to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply for the first time, acknowledging that the biofuel law championed by both parties in 2007 is not working as well as expected. W
- Former Vegas mayor blames spat with Bourdain on booze LAS VEGAS -- In true Vegas fashion, former mayor Oscar Goodman is blaming it on the booze. Sin City's ubiquitous cheerleader made headlines when he threatened to go home Sunday night after waiting 20 minutes for an interview with Anthony Bourdain, ho
Stop-and-frisk led to few convictions, state study finds
The New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk practices, ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge who was subsequently removed from the case, have led to convictions just 3 percent of the time, the state attorney general's office found.
VIDEO: 'Batkid' arrives in San Francisco to fulfill wish
San Francisco is transforming into Gotham City with the help of 13,000 volunteers to help one little boy's wish come true.
- Lack of younger enrollees threatens exchanges LOS ANGELES -- Among the concerns surrounding the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was that too few young, healthy people would sign up -- a problem that could undermine the financial viability of the federal law. The insuranc
- Feds arrest Iowa gun store owner after sting IOWA CITY (AP) -- Federal investigators arrested an eastern Iowa gun store owner this week after he was caught illegally selling a fully automatic machine gun during a sting operation, court records show. Larry Lee Brauer, owner of Lone Wolf Outdoor
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