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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose agency oversees the nation's nuclear arsenal, is inserting himself into an unusually small political dispute: an election for student body president at Texas A&M. In an op-ed submitted to the Houston Chronicle, the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has ordered American embassies and consulates around the world to draw up criteria for "population sets" needing extra scrutiny before receiving visas to travel to the United States, according to a recent diplomatic cable. The message also...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of. Critics call it a...
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes. The dog's owner, 35-year-old Crystal Lamirande, had just returned to her Santa Monica...
GENEVA (AP) — Organizers of the Eurovision song contest say they're taking the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia's contestant perform via satellite after authorities in host Ukraine banned her from entering the country. The European Broadcasting Union says it is...
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A member of the MS-13 street gang who had been deported from the U.S. four times stabbed two women and sexually assaulted a 2-year-old girl in a New York City suburb, police said Thursday. Tommy Vladim Alvarado-Ventura, 31, of Hempstead, pleaded not guilty...
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach on Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. School president John DeGioia told Thompson on Thursday he would not be brought back next year...
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach on Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. School president John DeGioia told Thompson on Thursday he would not be brought back next year...
NEW YORK (AP) — New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that couldn't be disabled by resetting devices to factory conditions. Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose...