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    May 22, 2010

    Coast Guard shares residents’ frustration

    A month after the oil rig exploded, anger grows about why BP is still in charge of the response.

  • Published
    May 22, 2010
    Rand Paul

    Rand Paul defends company blamed for Gulf oil spill

    The GOP Senate nominee says President Obama sounds un-American in his criticism of business.

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    May 22, 2010

    Police: California sex offender violates parole, attempts knife attacks

    SAN DIEGO – A Northern California sex offender with a history of parole violations cut off his ankle monitor and went on a two-day crime spree in which he tried to rob or kidnap several women and teenage girls at knifepoint in the San Diego area, authorities said. Leonard Scroggins, 32, was arrested at a […]

  • Published
    May 22, 2010
    James Clapper

    Candidates emerge for intelligence job

    The Pentagon's top intelligence official, James R. Clapper, may be lead candidate to replace Blair.

  • Published
    May 22, 2010

    Oil well plugging attempt delayed

    Engineers had hoped to try the so-called 'top kill' as early as this weekend. Now it's set for Tuesday.

  • Published
    May 22, 2010

    Bomb suspect told of money from Taliban

    An underground series of cash transfers in the U.S. 'was like his Western Union,' an official says.

  • Published
    May 22, 2010

    Texas panel overhauls state history curriculum

    The standards also will be used by textbook publishers who develop materials for other states.

  • Published
    May 21, 2010

    People & Entertainment

    Lohan’s arrival in U.S. might be arresting as judge issues warrant BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — A judge issued a warrant Thursday for Lindsay Lohan’s arrest after the actress missed a mandatory hearing, and authorities say she could be arrested at the airport when she returns from the Cannes Film Festival. Bail was set at $100,000. […]

  • Published
    May 21, 2010

    Mothers meet children jailed in Iran

    The U.S. parents hope to win freedom for their children, imprisoned for 10 months on spying charges.

  • Published
    May 21, 2010

    Statins seen increasing risk of cataracts, kidney failure

    LONDON — Statins, taken by millions of people worldwide to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease, increase the risk of cataracts, kidney failure, muscle pain and liver dysfunction, a study of more than 2 million Britons reported Friday. But doctors said the benefits from using the drugs outweighed the risks. The findings paint a fuller […]

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