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- Lawyer: Former ricin suspect's home is unlivable OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Attorneys for a Mississippi man who was briefly charged with sending ricin-laced letters to the president and others are encouraged after speaking with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's office about repairing or replacing the man'
FDA will investigate added caffeine in foods
With a growing number of foods boasting added caffeine for an energy boost, the Food and Drug Administration says it's time to investigate their safety.
Manchin: Gun bill to be reintroduced
One of the architects of failed gun control legislation says he's bringing it back.
- Officials: Suspects' mother on watch list BOSTON -- The mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was added to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack, government officials said Thursday. Two government officials said the CIA had Zubeidat Tsarnaeva's name listed a
- Drought eases in many places DES MOINES -- As spring rains soaked the central United States and helped conquer the historic drought, a new problem has sprouted: The fields have turned to mud. The weekly drought monitor report, released Thursday by National Drought Mitigation Cen
- Fuel barges explode, causing large fire in Ala. MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- A large fire that began with explosions aboard two fuel barges in Mobile, Ala., was rocked by a seventh explosion early today and fire officials said they planned to let the fire, which has injured three, burn overnight. Firefigh
Dems, GOP talk up deficit reduction, but don't act
Liberals' loud objections to White House proposals for slowing the growth of huge social programs make it clear that neither political party puts a high priority on reducing the deficit, despite much talk to the contrary.
- Report: Richest 7% got richer during recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The richest Americans got richer during the first two years of the economic recovery while average net worth declined for the other 93 percent of U.S. households, says a report released Tuesday. The upper 7 percent of households o
Poll: Aging US in denial about long-term care need
We're in denial: Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older — and are taking few steps to get ready.
- Feds ask to interview wife of suspected bomber PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Federal authorities have asked to speak with the wife of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and her lawyer said Sunday he is discussing with them how to proceed. Amato DeLuca told The Associated Press that Ka
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