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Women in Ohio kidnap case thank public for support
Three women who police say were held captive in a Cleveland home for about a decade have issued a video in which they thanked the public for the encouragement and financial support that is allowing them to restart their lives.
Interior allows more comments for drilling rule
Companies that drill for oil and natural gas — and their critics — will have 60 more days to comment on a new rule regulating hydraulic fracturing operations on public lands.
7 charged in $6 billion online money laundering case
Calling it perhaps the biggest money laundering scheme in U.S. history, federal prosecutors charged seven people Tuesday with running what amounted to an online, underworld bank that handled $6 billion for drug dealers, child pornographers, identity thieves and other criminals around the globe.
Searchers find body of teen missing in Texas flood
Search teams on Sunday found the body of teenager who was swept away by floodwaters as he tried to swim across a swollen creek near San Antonio, authorities said.
Stocks up in early trading as spending rises
A pair of encouraging economic reports helped propel the stock market up in early trading on Monday.
Senate vote nears, background check bill in peril
A bipartisan effort to expand background checks is in deep trouble as the Senate approaches a long-awaited vote on the linchpin of the drive to curb gun violence. As the showdown draws near, an Associated Press-GfK poll shows ebbing public support for tightening gun control laws.
Stocks plunge after jobs growth disappoints
Stocks opened sharply lower on Wall Street after U.S. employers added the fewest jobs in nine months, falling short of economists' forecasts.
Journalist charged in hacking conspiracy suspended
News agency Reuters has suspended with pay a deputy social media editor after he was indicted on federal charges of conspiring with the hacking group Anonymous to deface an online story of the Los Angeles Times.
Blaze erupts after tug hits pipeline on La. bayou
A tug boat pushing an oil barge struck a gas pipeline in a bayou south of New Orleans on Tuesday night, igniting a blaze that burned for hours and left four people injured, one severely.
Judge strikes down NYC ban on supersized sodas
A judge struck down New York City's pioneering ban on big sugary drinks Monday just hours before it was supposed to take effect, handing a defeat to health-minded Mayor Michael Bloomberg and creating uncertainty for restaurants that had already ordered smaller cups and changed their menus.
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