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  • 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

  • family.jpeg Rock thrown from overpass struck wife 'like an explosion'

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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 16, 2014

  • Tobacco firm Reynolds American to buy Lorillard RICHMOND, Va. — Joe Camel is bulking up to take on the Marlboro Man.Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.’s $25 billion deal to buy Newport maker Lorillard Inc. creates a formidable No. 2 tobacco company in the U.S. behind Marlboro maker Altri

    July 16, 2014

  • Protections for pregnant workers toughened WASHINGTON, D.C. — Pregnant women have new protections against on-the-job discrimination.The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated 30-year-old guidelines to make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against preg

    July 16, 2014

  • Tillamook cheese vans stolen in California found MANTECA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Central California have found three bright orange Tillamook cheese vans that were stolen over the weekend.Manteca police say authorities found the restored Volkswagen minibuses, worth $100,000 each, in a recently rent

    July 16, 2014

  • House votes to extend moratorium on Internet taxes WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House voted Tuesday to make permanent a moratorium that prevents state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.Under current law, the moratorium expires Nov. 1, exposing Internet users to the same kind of conne

    July 16, 2014

  • CDC anthrax Second probe details more CDC anthrax lab problems NEW YORK — A second investigation has detailed additional safety problems at federal health laboratories in Atlanta, including the use of expired disinfectants and the transfer of dangerous germs in Ziploc bags.The new findings were disclosed this we

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  • House to take up highway bill as deadline looms

    With an August deadline looming, the House is poised to act on a bill that would temporarily patch over a multibillion-dollar pothole in federal highway and transit programs while ducking the issue of how to put them on a sound financial footing for the long term.

    July 15, 2014

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