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BP accused of lying to govt during Gulf oil spill

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday July 12, 2010 image from video made available by BP PLC, oil flows out of the top of the transition spool, which was placed into the gushing wellhead and will house the new containment cap, at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The [&hellip...

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Airlines promise a return to civility, for a fee

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, May 8, 2013, a United Airlines passenger chooses snacks in the United Club at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. Airlines are introducing a new bevy of fees, but this time passengers might actually like them. Unlike...

Under fire, ‘Obamacare’ going live _ with glitches

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 11, 2013, file photo shows the federal government form for applying for health coverage, in Washington. Americans are no better informed about the 2010 overhaul of the nation’s health insurance system than they were shortly after the...

Paris fashion is sometimes cruel, always fun

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Models performs a dance while presenting creations as part of Jean-Paul Gaultier’s ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection, presented Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 in Paris. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) PARIS (AP) — The fashion world can be a...

Miss Philippines wins Miss World in Indonesia

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Newly crowned Miss World, Megan Young of Philippines, center, with second runner-up Miss France Marine Lorpheline, left, and third runner-up Miss Ghana Carranza Naa Okailey Shooter, smile after they winning the Miss World contest in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia,...

Insurance advocates spread word on Pa. enrollment

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 photo, Antoinette Kraus with the Pennsylvania Health Access Network gives a presentation on open enrollment at Health Center 10 in Philadelphia. With enrollment scheduled to begin Oct. 1 in Pennsylvania’s federally run...

Who’ll blink? Dems, GOP in shutdown stare down

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image provided by CBS News shows Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., speaking with Bob Schieffer on “Face the Nation” Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Washington. The United States braced for a partial government shutdown Tuesday after the White House...

Marlins’ Alvarez throws odd no-hitter vs Tigers

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Miami Marlins’ Henderson Alvarez pitches against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of an interleague baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Miami. Alvarez threw a no-hitter in the Marlins 1-0 win. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) MIAMI (AP) — With the...

Experts: Ariz. firefighter probe shows GPS need

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, June 30, 2013, file photo, the Yarnell Hill Fire burns in Glenn Ilah near Yarnell, Ariz. Investigators are set to release a report Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, on the deaths of 19 elite firefighters in Arizona, nearly three months...

Shutdown nearing, GOP seeks health care delay

September 28, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., walks out of a Republican caucus at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Lawmakers from both parties urged one another in a rare weekend session to give ground in their fight over preventing a...