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Court thwarts Sierra Club's radioactive waste challenge

A state appeals court has thwarted a challenge to a low-level radioactive waste disposal site in West Texas – a ruling that signals growing difficulties for those trying to scrutinize the decisions of Texas environmental regulators.

Business savior or a sin? Jesus smokes weed in Seattle burger ad

The advertisement inevitably raised some eyebrows. Heck, it was intended to.

Facebook to make mobile users download Messenger

Mobile users who have gotten used to chatting with their friends via Facebook will soon have to make sure they've downloaded the social-media giant's app designed specifically for that.

'A scammer stole my tax refund'

Pamela Knighton, a 51-year-old social worker from Cuthbert, Ga. who earns less than $25,000 a year, had been really looking forward to her $4,300 tax refund last year.

Donald Trump may buy Buffalo Bills

Donald Trump says he wasn't kidding about possibly buying the Buffalo Bills. Trump expressed interest in buying the Bills weeks ago but skeptics accused him of making a play for publicity.

Burglar caught on tape watching baby sleep

A burglar was caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby’s room in a Houston-area home.

Michelle Obama and first dogs visit military families on Walter Reed campus

First lady Michelle Obama visited military families on the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Monday, with first dogs Bo and Sunny in tow.

'We are America, we own the finish line,' Biden says at Boston bombing memorial

A moment of silence at the finish line, the tolling of church bells and a solemn flag-raising ceremony capped the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing Tuesday.

President Obama to Award Medal of Honor

On May 13, 2014, President Barack Obama will award Kyle J. White, a former active duty Army Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

Today marks 102 year anniversary of the Titanic sinking

102 years ago today, the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

Senator Reid on ranch cattle battle, "We can't have an American people that violate the law."

Tempers have cooled over a cattle dispute that threatened to turn violent, in Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management started rounding up cattle, owned by a family that has been ranching since the 1800's.

91-year-old WW II vet receives POW Medal

A 91 year-old World War II veteran from Colorado received a POW medal on Monday. Eric Egan has his story of survival. Dechant has already received a long list of medals and commendations.

Calculator directive for 8th-graders draws concerns

 

Obamacare may not drive up health care cost as much as orginally expected

Obamacare may not drive up health care costs as much as previously thought. New estimates from the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation show premiums aren't expected to rise as much as previously predicted.