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No charges for mother in death of 11-month-old baby girl she left for hours in 90F car

Father breaks down in tears as he's found NOT GUILTY of shooting dead drunk driver who killed his two young sons in car wreck Desperate search for 16-year-old girl who disappeared in broad daylight while walking home from a friend's house 'I wonder who she bl*w this time': Katie Couric's bitchy aside after bitter rival Diane Sawyer beat her to land ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, New York

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Obama again faces question of congressional authorization for possible Syria strikes

One year ago, President Barack Obama was barrelling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, Bob Corker, Senator Tim Kaine

ABC News

TV Station Pulls Anti-Shaheen Ads off Air

A super PAC's negative ads against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen were pulled off the air Wednesday after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican, Scott Brown, Barack Obama

Fox News

GM Brings Cadillac SRX Production Back to U.S.

General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac SRX, Spring Hill, TN, US News, Republican, US Politics, Bob Corker, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet, Bill Haslam, US Governors, GMC, GMC Terrain


Sen. Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, Democrat, Mary Landrieu

Journalist held in Syria returns to US

The American writer flew Tuesday from Tel Aviv, Israel, to the United States -- stopping first in Newark, New Jersey, before reuniting with his mother in Boston, his family said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Prison, Journalism, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Cambridge, MA, Opinion

Athens Banner-Herald

Crist makes Florida comeback bid as 4 states vote

If there were any doubts that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist would be accepted by Florida Democrats, they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on a day when four states chose candidates for statewide office.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Representative James Lankford, Florida, Florida Government

Cybercast News Service

10 things to know about corporate inversions

Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company.


Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, US News, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Fast Food

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer

A century and a half after his valiant death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs.


Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, History in the News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, Democrat

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invoked the Ebola outbreak in a new television ad unveiled this week criticizing his Republican rival over a vote against medical disaster funding, injecting fears about the deadly disease into an already intense race.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Madeline Albright endorses Grimes for Senate

Albright was the first woman to become Secretary of State when former President Bill Clinton appointed her in 1997.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, Mitch McConnell

KATV Little Rock

Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

FILE--In this July 10, 2014 file photo, a statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood in Albany, N.Y. ALBANY, N.Y. - The secretary of defense has recommended a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France, U.S. Sen. Charles ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, Democrat, Albany, NY, History in the News

WLNE-TV Providence

NY teen gets 5 to 15 years for wreck that killed 4

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, Democrat, Mineola, NY, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Air Accidents

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., speaks with members of the media during a...

Three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental well-being of veterans.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Obama approves Syria reconnaissance flights

U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground in the war-ravaged nation, a U.S. official told CNN.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, Lindsey Graham

WTOP-FM Washington

Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, California, US News, Democrat, Wine, Drink, Jerry Brown, US Governors, us Travel, Travel

WFIE-TV Evansville

Voters in Florida, 3 other states head to polls

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican for a chance to reclaim his old job.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, Republican, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Representative James Lankford, US House of Representatives, Peter Shumlin, Tom Coburn

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Hearings planned after call for nuke-plant closure

A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility's twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from any one of several nearby earthquake faults.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Wine, Drink


Brownback blasts Davis on education funding vote

Incumbent Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says his Democratic challenger's opposition to a school funding bill this year shows that Paul Davis isn't the right person to lead the state.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, Republican

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Sharpton Calls for Change in Honor of Michael Brown

The Rev. Al Sharpton gave an impassioned plea Monday that slain Ferguson, Missouri teenager Michael Brown not be remembered as someone who sparked violent clashes but as someone who caused America to change the way police treat citizens.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, Ferguson, MO