NY to seek info on cleanser contents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - New York state regulators want to give consumers a detailed look at exactly what's in common household cleansers. The state Department of Environmental Conservation..
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Wall Street Journal launching book review

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - The Wall Street Journal is set to launch a book review in the next few weeks, even as newspapers across the country cut back on book coverage. The new weekly sectio..
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Appeals court blocks Pa. city's immigration law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A federal appeals court has largely upheld a ruling that Hazleton, Pa., may not enforce its crackdown on illegal immigrants. The decision Thursday by an appea..
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Edison Festival of Light in top 100 events in North America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The American Bus Association (ABA) announced today that the Edison Festival of Light held in the Fort Myers River District in February, has been designated as on..
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169 homes destroyed in Colorado wildfire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say that a wildfire burning in the foothills near Boulder has destroyed at least 169 houses. Sheriff's Cmdr. Rick Brough said Thursday that the la..
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Gov't: Spending to rise under health care overhaul

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's health care tab will go up - not down - as a result of President Barack Obama's sweeping overhaul. That's the conclusion of a government forecast Thu..
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J&J giving $200 million for health of women, kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Health giant Johnson & Johnson is donating about $200 million in cash and medicine to a sweeping United Nations program created to improve the health and l..
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Apple publishes guidelines for app approval

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple Inc. gave software developers on Thursday the guidelines it uses to determine which programs can be sold in its App Store, yet it reserved for itself broad le..
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Dogs cast DC mayoral vote by munching on treats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Humane Society is conducting a "paw poll" to let dogs cast their votes for D.C. mayor. The poll was conducted Thursday morning at a dog park in nor..
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Patriots: Brady attends practice after wreck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOSTON (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has attended a walk-through practice with the team just hours after he was involved in a two-car accident near his home. Th..
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Feds plan more sea turtle releases in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal officials say they're stepping up plans to release sea turtles that were stranded and rescued during the Gulf oil spill and study how they've been affect..
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First Virtual Teacher of Year Award goes to Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - It's fitting that the first award in a field where distance doesn't matter has gone to a teacher who works for a school some 500 miles away. Teresa Dove, o..
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China to boost surveillance of superbug

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China\'s capital will step up surveillance of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, in response to a superbug that first emerged in South Asia and is spreading globally, state media said.
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China: 200 pilots faked flying records

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly 200 commercial pilots in China falsified their flying experience, Chinese aviation officials have discovered.
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Imam: U.S. security, Islamic center linked

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The imam behind plans for an Islamic center near ground zero told \"Larry King Live\" that moving it to another location would embolden Islamic radicals.
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Pakistan: Three held over links to Times Square bomb attempt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three Pakistani men linked to Faisal Shahzad, the 30-year-old Pakistani-American who has pleaded guilty to the botched Times Square terror attack, were arrested and have confessed before a judge, authorities said Wednesday.
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Miners watch Chile-Ukraine soccer match

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The 33 workers trapped in a Chilean mine got a rare treat Tuesday night: they got to watch their national soccer team compete against Ukraine in the European Cup live via a small projector wired down to their safety chamber on a fiber optic cable.
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Mexican mayor gunned down inside own office

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mayor of El Naranjo, Mexico, in the central state of San Luis Potosi was gunned down and killed inside his office Wednesday, officials said.
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Castro casts doubt on 'Cuban model'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fidel Castro told a visiting American journalist that the \"Cuban model\" no longer works, an apparent admission of failings in the communist economic model introduced by his revolution more than 50 years ago.
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Obama firm: Don't extend tax breaks for wealthiest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEVELAND (AP) - President Barack Obama strongly defended his opposition to extending Bush-era tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans on Wednesday and delivered a searing attack o..
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