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  • Published
    July 8, 2010

    Tighter rules urged for old oil wells

    Thousands of abandoned wells sit beneath the Gulf of Mexico, and critics fear the risk of leaks is high.

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    July 8, 2010

    Son’s DNA steers police to suspect in serial killings

    A former police garage attendant is charged in the crimes that spanned more than 20 years.

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    July 8, 2010

    Cuba plans to free 52 dissidents

    The deal is announced after President Raul Castro's meeting with Cardinal Jaime Ortega.

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    July 8, 2010

    No. 2 commander: U.S. troop deaths will rise

    WASHINGTON – U.S. troop deaths in Afghanistan, which reached record highs in the last two months, will continue climbing, a top U.S. military commander warned Wednesday, because the military is trying to oust the Taliban from places they have never been challenged before. “We are going into places that have been significant support bases for […]

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    July 8, 2010

    World and Nation Dispatches

    PHILADELPHIA ‘Duck boat’ sinks, leaves two passengers missing An amphibious sightseeing boat that stalled in the Delaware River was knocked over by an oncoming barge Wednesday, spilling 37 people overboard and leaving two passengers unaccounted for after a frantic rescue effort. The six-wheeled “duck boat” had driven into the water just after 2:30 p.m. and […]

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    July 8, 2010

    Man sought in abduction shoots self

    A child taken from her Missouri yard Monday is back home after being found 70 miles away.

  • Published
    July 7, 2010
    Benjamin Netanyahu, Barack Obama

    Obama, Netanyahu ease fear of rift

    The two discuss steps to advance the peace process during a cordial meeting in Washington.

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    July 7, 2010

    Israeli soldier indicted on manslaughter charge in Gazans’ deaths

    JERUSALEM — The Israeli military indicted a soldier Tuesday on a charge of manslaughter during last year’s war in the Gaza Strip – the most serious criminal charge to come out of an internal investigation into the devastating offensive in the Hamas-ruled territory. The soldier was among three troops, including a field commander, to face […]

  • Published
    July 7, 2010

    Proposal taking aim at tighter limits on coal-burning pollution

    The new rule will take a year to finalize, cost $3 billion a year and likely be hit with industry lawsuits.

  • Published
    July 7, 2010

    U.S. fights Arizona immigration law

    A lawsuit seeks to block the statute, saying it would harm people's civil rights and usurp federal authority.