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  • Former CIA operative Edwin Wilson dies at 84

    SEATTLE (AP) — Edwin Wilson set up front companies abroad for the CIA, made millions in the arms trade and entertained generals and congressmen at his sprawling Virginia farm. His …


  • Former CIA operative Edwin Wilson dies at 84

    SEATTLE (AP) — Edwin Wilson set up front companies abroad for the CIA, made millions in the arms trade and entertained generals and congressmen at his sprawling Virginia farm. His …


  • Apple, Samsung demand changes to $1B verdict

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Neither side in a bitter patent battle is satisfied with Apple Inc.’s $1 billion jury verdict over Samsung Electronics Co. after a three-week trial this summer. …


  • Apple, Samsung battle over $1B verdict

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Neither side in a bitter patent battle is satisfied with Apple Inc.’s $1 billion jury verdict over Samsung Electronics after a three-week trial this summer. Samsung …


  • Unproductive Congress skips town until November

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The most partisan, least productive Congress in memory has skipped out of Washington so lawmakers can make their case for voters to re-elect them. The Senate closed …


  • Anti-jihad ‘savage’ ads going up in NYC subway

    NEW YORK (AP) — A provocative ad that equates Muslim radicals with savages is set to go up in the city’s subway system as violent protests over an anti-Islamic film …


  • Partisan Dems, GOP can only agree defense cuts bad

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The only thing a bitterly partisan Congress can agree on as it heads for the exits is that looming defense cuts will have a devastating effect on …


  • Tax penalty to hit nearly 6M uninsured people

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 6 million Americans — significantly more than first estimated— will face a tax penalty under President Barack Obama’s health overhaul for not getting insurance, congressional analysts …


  • Texas town’s rental ban gets second hearing

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Dallas suburb has asked a federal appeals court to uphold an ordinance that would ban illegal immigrants from renting homes in the town. The full …


  • Pa. high court wants review of voter ID access

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court on Tuesday told a lower court that it should stop a tough new voter photo identification law from taking effect in this year’s …


  • Judge: Police to enforce Ariz. immigration law now

    PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Arizona ruled Tuesday that police can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law, marking the first time officers can …


  • Kremlin halts USAID work in Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States said Tuesday it is ending the U.S. Agency for International Development’s operations in Russia after a Kremlin demand that the aid organization leave the …


  • Lawyers: Obese Ohio inmate faces ‘torturous’ death

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned Ohio inmate who weighs 480 pounds and has a history of difficulty losing weight argues he would face a “torturous and lingering death” if …


  • Ohio inmate says he’s too obese for execution

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned Ohio inmate who weighs at least 480 pounds wants his upcoming execution delayed, saying his weight could lead to a “torturous and lingering death.” …


  • Calif. DNA collection from arrestees challenged

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Alabama man was charged this month with the 1980 murder of an Oxnard teen. A Placerville man was arrested last month for a 1986 rape …


  • Shutdown averted but ‘fiscal cliff’ awaits

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is moving to quash the threat of a government shutdown, but the prospect of a one-two punch of tax increases and slashing, automatic spending cuts will …


  • Tax on Amazon purchases in Calif. begins Saturday

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Online retailer Amazon.com has tried to become all things to all consumers, but in California, it is about to take on a role it has fought …


  • Thomas: Americans still arguing over gov’t limits

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says the same arguments the Founding Fathers fought over during the creation of the United States are still raging today. The comments …


  • NY judge strikes down terror law scholars fear

    NEW YORK (AP) — An anti-terrorism law was struck down Wednesday by a federal judge who said she saw legitimate fears in claims by journalists, scholars and political activists that …


  • Judge: US civil trials at risk without budget deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal civil jury trials in the United States probably would grind to a halt if Congress fails to reach a budget deal and $600 billion in automatic …


  • 6 federal courthouses in South to close

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal judiciary said Tuesday it will close six courthouses in the South because of inadequate funding from Congress and the prospect of more drastic cuts. The …


  • IRS pays whistleblower $104 million

    WASHINGTON (AP) — First, the government threw Bradley Birkenfeld in prison for helping a former client at UBS AG hide his wealth from the Internal Revenue Service. Now, as part …


  • Boehner expresses no confidence on budget deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he’s not confident Congress can reach a budget deal and avoid a downgrading of the U.S. debt rating. Moody’s Investors …


  • US watchdog questions spending for Afghan army

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The watchdog for U.S. spending in Afghanistan says lax accountability in a $1.1 billion program supplying fuel to the Afghan National Army needs “immediate attention” before control …


  • Obama called steaming mad over failed budget deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is acknowledging he was angry with House Republicans last year when a supposed “grand bargain” budget agreement with House Speaker John Boehner collapsed. Obama …


  • Congress returns for short pre-election session

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returned to Washington on Monday for an abbreviated pre-election session in which it appears likely to do the bare minimum: making sure that the government doesn’t …


  • US watchdog questions spending for Afghan army

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The watchdog for U.S. spending in Afghanistan says lax accountability in a $1.1 billion program supplying fuel to the Afghan National Army needs “immediate attention” before control …


  • Obama ‘HOPE’ poster artist gets probation

    NEW YORK (AP) — The artist who created the “HOPE” poster that came to symbolize Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign was sentenced Friday to two years of probation and 300 …


  • Schumer: Senate should vote soon on Ryan budget

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sen. Chuck Schumer says he wants the Senate to vote soon on the Ryan budget to put Republicans, including presidential running mates Mitt Romney and Paul …


  • Police in legal minefield on Ariz. immigration law

    PHOENIX (AP) — The most contentious part of Arizona’s immigration law finally has approval to move forward, surviving a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, a heated national debate and two years …

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