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  • starfish.jpg Unknown plague is killing West Coast sea stars

    A mysterious killer is wiping out sea stars along the entire West Coast of North America, with 20 species affected.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Obama picks ex-P&G head to lead Veterans Affairs

    President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    June 30, 2014

  • Police: 9 shot on Bourbon St. in New Orleans

    Two men exchanged gunfire early Sunday on the city’s always-crowded Bourbon Street in the celebrated French Quarter and nine people were shot in the crossfire, including two who were critically wounded, police said.

    June 30, 2014

  • Census shows Hispanic population growing in Ohio

    Newly census estimates show Ohio added more than 32,000 Hispanic residents from 2010 to 2013.

    June 29, 2014

  • VA review finds ‘significant and chronic’ failures

    A review ordered by President Barack Obama of the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system concluded that medical care for veterans is beset by “significant and chronic system failures,” substantially verifying problems raised by whistleblowers and internal and congressional investigators.

    June 28, 2014

  • FDA clears device that lets paraplegics walk again

    A device designed by a quadriplegic Israeli entrepreneur to increase his own mobility, and in use already to get wounded U.S. military personnel up and walking again, has won clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for broad marketing in the United States.

    June 28, 2014

  • You’re paying more for gasoline, and here’s why

    Think you’re paying more than you should be for gasoline right now? You are.

    June 28, 2014

  • T1red of psswords? Y0u re Nt lone!

    Good thing she doesn’t need a password to get into heaven. That’s what Donna Spinner often mutters when she tries to remember the growing list of letter-number-and-symbol codes she’s had to create to access her various online accounts.

    June 27, 2014

  • Dallas, Cleveland finalists for GOP convention

    Just two cities remain in the sweepstakes to host the Republican Party’s next presidential nominating convention.

    June 26, 2014

  • Boehner says House plans to sue Obama

    The House will vote next month on legislation authorizing a campaign-season lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to carry out the laws passed by Congress, Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday.

    June 26, 2014

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