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  • Justice Dept to sue North Carolina over voter law

    The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over tough new voting rules, the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme Court decision that struck down the most powerful part of the landmark Voting Rights Act and freed southern states from strict federal oversight of their elections.

    September 30, 2013

  • Federal trial over Gulf oil spill to resume

    The trial resumes Monday for the federal litigation spawned by BP's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, with a focus on the company's response to the deadly disaster.

    September 30, 2013

  • State Fair of Texas opens Friday in Dallas

    The padlocks come of the gates as the 2013 State Fair of Texas opens in Dallas with food, festivities and football.

    September 27, 2013

  • Climate panel: warming 'extremely likely' man-made

    Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s, a new report by an international scientific group said Friday.

    September 27, 2013

  • London police use super recognizers to fight crime

    Paul Hyland almost never forgets a face. He's a "super recognizer," and that's giving an unusual kind of help to his employer: Scotland Yard.

    September 27, 2013

  • Calif. doctor saves choking diner with knife

    Dinner was just getting served to a crowd of doctors and elected officials when a cry to dial 911 rang out at The Mark restaurant.

    September 26, 2013

  • Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX with 24/7 live help

    Amazon is refreshing its lineup of tablet computers with new devices called Kindle Fire HDX, which are significantly faster and lighter than the previous generation.

    September 26, 2013

  • 3 freight trains collide in Texas, 4 crew hurt

    Three freight trains collided in the Texas Panhandle before dawn Wednesday, derailing up to 30 cars and injuring four crewmembers including two critically.

    September 26, 2013

  • Shabab: 137 killed in Kenya mall attack

    The militant group behind the takeover of a Nairobi mall claimed Wednesday that Kenyan government assault team carried out "a demolition" of the building, burying 137 hostages in rubble.

    September 25, 2013

  • Senate moves toward test vote on Obamacare

    The Democratic-controlled Senate is on a path toward defeating tea party attempts to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law, despite an overnight talkathon on the chamber's floor led by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

    September 25, 2013

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