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  • Quarter of the world has no US ambassador

    WASHINGTON The United States does not have ambassadors in more than a quarter of the countries in the world, hindering U.S. efforts on issues ranging from counterterrorism work in Africa to the flood of children fleeing Central America for the U.S....
  • 2 appellate courts differ on key tax plank in health care law

    WASHINGTON Two appeals courts on Tuesday split over the Affordable Care Act, reaching different conclusions about whether tax credits can help consumers buy coverage in the 36 states that use the federal health insurance marketplace. The conflicting...
  • Oregon recreational pot initiative qualifies for November ballot

    (Reuters) - An initiative seeking to legalize, tax and regulate recreational marijuana in Oregon has qualified for the November ballot, the state said on its website on Tuesday. Only two U.S. states, Washington and Colorado, currently allow...
  • Mayor at center of Dakota oil boom is optimistic about troubles

    As new mayor of one of the nation's fastest-growing small cities, Howard Klug must steer Williston, N.D., through traffic woes, high rents and an increase in crime. The oil boom in the Williston Basin has brought with it thousands of people from out of...
  • White House: Israel needs to do more to ensure civilians protected

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday that Israel has the right to defend itself against attacks from Hamas militants but needs to do more to ensure the protection of innocent civilians. "What this escalation in violence makes clear is...
  • The Fifes and Drums of York Town stay busy during the summer

    YORK — For the kid musicians, the Fifes and Drums of York Town summer vacation is anything but relaxing. Between weekly performances, seasonal field shows, long practices and an out-of-town trip, the kids devote their summer to historical music....
  • Lance Armstrong cooperates with anti-doping investigators

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has met with investigators who are scrutinizing a widespread history of doping in his sport, an attorney said. There had been lingering questions about whether Armstrong would cooperate wtih an independent panel created...
  • Round-Up: Artist's 3-D crime, Darwin's library, why parking's a mess

    The ways in which parking spaces devour a city, LACMA director Michael Govan's defense of his museum's architectural plans and one of the awesome-est documentaries about L.A. — finally released on DVD! Also: pit bulls, lots of pit bulls (but not the...
  • Critics say Washington state's proposed rules on fish consumption insufficient

    SEATTLE Some tribal leaders and environmental groups say a water pollution cleanup plan proposed by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee this month is unacceptable because while it tightens the standards on some chemicals discharged to state waters, it keeps the...
  • Financing a grad school education

    Financing a grad school education
    Americans with advanced degrees are more likely to be higher earners than those with bachelor's degrees or less education, and less likely to be jobless, according to representatives from student loan giant Sallie Mae. In December, the unemployment...
  • Decriminalized pot takes effect in Washington, D.C.

    Decriminalized pot takes effect in Washington, D.C.
    Marijuana decriminalization takes effect in the District of Columbia on Thursday, part of an easing of pot penalties in the U.S. capital that has drawn fire from Congress. The District of Columbia joins 17 states that have reduced penalties for first-...