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House approves lower rates on student loans

July 31, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 17, 2013 file photo, House Education Committee Chairman Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., left, followed by House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., walks to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. A deal that gives college students and their parents lower interest rates for loans is heading toward its [&hellip...

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Manning guilty of 20 charges, not aiding the enemy

July 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Tuesday, July 30, 2013, after receiving a verdict in his court martial. Manning was acquitted of aiding the enemy — the most serious charge he faced — but was convicted of...

Chrysler’s 2Q net income up 16 pct on US sales

July 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, July 29, 2013, photo, a Chrysler 300 sits on the lot of Midstate Motors in Berlin, Vt. Chrysler reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot) DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is having some growing pains. The...

Waiting for Bernanke, stocks plod indecisively

July 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This July 29, 2013 photo, Trader Michael Conlon rushes across the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock futures rose modestly Tuesday, July 30, 2013, with most investors taking a wait-and-see approach ahead of a two-day Fed policy meeting. (AP...

Israeli-Palestinian aim: A peace deal in 9 months

July 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Secretary of State John Kerry stands between Israel’s Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni, right, and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, as they shake hands after the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Tuesday, July 30,...

Massive explosions rock central Fla. gas plant

July 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The remains of several burned and melted trucks are seen after an explosion at a propane gas company Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in Tavares, Fla. In the foreground are several propane cylinders that exploded and landed in an area near the trucks. Eight people...

Texas A&M freshman, Utah recruit killed in crash

July 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This video frame grab released by KRQE.com shows police and medical personal attending to car wreck that happened Monday evening on U.S. 550 near Cuba, about 85 miles north of Albuquerque. Texas A&M said Tuesday that redshirt freshman Polo Manukainiu and...

Child prostitution: Raids rescue 105 young people

July 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Department shows Michael Pruitt. Law enforcement agents arrested 60 people, including 13 pimps and three underage prostitutes, in Oklahoma City and Tulsa as part of a three-day sweep targeting child...

Familiar cast as US launches new Mideast peace bid

July 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Israel’s Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni, second left, Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, second right, Yitzhak Molcho, an adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and Mohammed Shtayyeh, aide to Palestinian...

Experts: Unlikely US helped NZ spy on reporter

July 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This June 23, 2013 file photo shows a TV screen shows a news report of Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee who leaked top-secret documents about sweeping U.S. surveillance programs, at a shopping mall in Hong Kong. Surveillance of a New Zealand...