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Back to negotiations after student loan plan fails

July 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Prospective students and their parents tour Georgetown University’s campus in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. The defeat of a student loan bill in the Senate on Wednesday clears the way for fresh negotiations to restore lower rates, but lawmakers are racing the clock before millions of students return to campus next month to find borrowing...

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Saudi princess arrested in human trafficking case

July 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image provided by the Irvine Police Department shows Meshael Alayban, who was arrested July 9, 2013 in Irvine, Calif., for allegedly holding a domestic servant against her will. (AP Photo/Irvine Police Department) SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Saudi...

DUI case dismissed in Nevada crash that killed 5

July 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This April 10, 2013 file photo shows Jean Ervin Soriano, right, leaving Moapa District Court, in Moapa, Nev. Soriano, an 18-year-old accused of driving drunk in a Nevada crash that killed five California family members was cleared of charges...

Bush nudges GOP on immigration as lawmakers meet

July 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Mario Melgar, 5, who was born in Prince Georges County, Md., joins his Guatemalan mother, not in picture, during a rally for citizenship on Capitol Hill in in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2013, coinciding with the GOP House Caucus meeting. (AP Photo/Manuel...

NTSB: Pilots relied on automatic speed control

July 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Tuesday’s Asiana Flight 214 comes in for a landing over the wreckage of Saturday’s Asiana Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Saturday’s Asiana Flight 214, crashed upon landing, two of...

Defense seeks to introduce Trayvon Martin’s texts

July 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

An image is projected during testimony by forensics animation expert Daniel Shoemaker during George Zimmerman’s trial in Seminole Circuit Court, in Sanford, Fla., Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal...

‘Bless my Hotshot crew': Survivor speaks at vigil

July 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Drum Major Brian Brendel of the Prescott Memorial Pipe and Drums leads the massed band during a memorial service at Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley, Ariz., Tuesday, July 9, 2013, for the 19 Granite Mountain hotshot firefighters that were killed...

Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law

July 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Illinois Sen. Gary Forby, D-Benton, top, smiles at his seatmate Illinois Sen. William Haine, D-Alton, bottom, while on the Senate floor as concealed carry gun legislation passes during session at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, July 9, 2013, in...

GOP wants delay in health law’s individual mandate

July 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., center, joins, from left, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., right, for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2013,...

Panel: Next Mars rover should gather rocks, soil

July 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo released by NASA shows a view of Mars that was stitched together by images taken by NASA’s Viking Orbiter spacecraft. The space agency is planning to send a spacecraft similar to the Curiosity rover to the red planet in 2020. A NASA-appointed...

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