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  • U.S. loses bid to dismiss ex-AIG CEO's $25 billion lawsuit over bailout

    (Reuters) - A federal judge has rejected the United States' bid to dismiss a more than $25 billion lawsuit filed by Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the former chief executive of American International Group Inc, over the insurer's government bailout, clearing...
  • Tesla gigafactory: State budget watchdogs urge restraint on tax breaks, incentives

    The fierce competition among five states to land Tesla Motors' planned "gigafactory" for battery production has been the economic development story of the summer. Now budget watchdogs from Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas have jointly...
  • Mica: ISIS intel worst since 9/11

    Mica: ISIS intel worst since 9/11
    Updated 6:36 p.m. with response from Mica's primary opponent, David Smith of Winter Springs. On the eve of Primary Election Day, U.S. Rep. John Mica is blasting the Obama administration for its intelligence gathering on the ISIS terrorist network...
  • Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust

    Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust
    Nazi crimes against visual art are easy to grasp. We can see images of paintings they stole. We can read about court battles Holocaust victims and their heirs sometimes have fought to get them back. But how does one show the willful obliteration of...
  • U.S. appeals court challenges states on gay marriage bans

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court in Chicago appeared ready to strike down gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin after vigorously challenging the two states' attorneys at a hearing on Tuesday. The oral arguments before a three-judge panel...
  • Price tag for House suit against Obama: up to $350,000

    WASHINGTON Washington, D.C., law firm BakerHostetler will handle the House Republicans' lawsuit against President Barack Obama. House Administration Chairwoman Candice S. Miller, R-Mich., said the firm has been contracted to represent the House in the...
  • The anatomy of a cease-fire

    The anatomy of a cease-fire
    After at least 11 failed attempts at achieving a lasting cease-fire between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel, negotiators in Cairo on Tuesday announced that they reached an indefinite cease-fire deal. But will the agreement, whose parameters are not...
  • Morgan State football coach Lee Hull addresses player's death on conference call

    Morgan State football coach Lee Hull addresses player's death on conference call
    Morgan State football coach Lee Hull made a statement about the death of freshman player Marquese Meadow on Tuesday's weekly media conference call arranged by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. "This is a very difficult time for our football family,"...
  • Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study. "States tend to vary in...
  • U.S. names Connecticut official to lead federal Obamacare marketplace

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Tuesday named the head of Connecticut's state health exchange to oversee the federal marketplace that provides subsidized private health insurance to consumers in 36 states under Obamacare. In a move...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...