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Warren has irked Obama before, but trade deepens their rift

May 15, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 23, 2015, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. applauds as President Barack Obama makes the thumbs up sign as he arrives to speak at AARP in Washington. When Obama huffed that Warren was a “politician like everybody else” he revealed a rift that predates the current hostilities between the two [&hellip...

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Nepal villagers demand help after 2nd quake

May 14, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

AP10ThingsToSee – A woman injured in an earthquake the previous day in Charikot, Dolakha District of Nepal is taken to a hospital at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Many people spent the night out in the open...

Lawyers give closing arguments in marathon bomber’s trial

May 14, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

The John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse is seen during the closing statements phase of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev federal death penalty trial on Wednesday May 13, 2015, in Boston. Tsarnaev is charged with conspiring with his brother to place two bombs...

AP estimates train in deadly crash was traveling 107 mph

May 14, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

In this aerial photo, emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train wreck, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Philadelphia. Federal investigators arrived Wednesday to determine why an Amtrak train jumped the tracks in the wreck, Another body has been...

Contested Utah law could impact contact lens industry

May 14, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

A contact lens is shown in front of a 1-800-Contacts shipping box Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Salt Lake City. A law banning price-fixing for contact lenses that took effect this week in Utah is a setback for the nation’s largest manufacturers that could...

Shell: Drill rigs coming to Seattle despite pleas for delay

May 14, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Shell’s Arctic drilling vessel the Noble Discoverer arrives in Everett, Wash. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The rig arrived just as the Port of Seattle voted to delay the arrival of Shell’s Polar Pioneer drill rig in Seattle. (Daniella...

Plan OK’d to drill into BP’s ill-fated Macondo reservoir

May 13, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 2010 file photo, oil can be seen in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana’s tip, as a large plume of smoke rises from fires on BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig. Deep-water...

Kanye West, Nicki Minaj to perform at Billboard Awards

May 13, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 23, 2014 file photo, Nicki Minaj performs on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Kanye West and Minaj have been added to the list of performers for the Billboard Music Awards on...

Directors’ guild blames studios, networks for gender bias

May 13, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 7, 2010 file photo, Kathryn Bigelow poses backstage with the Oscar for best achievement in directing for “The Hurt Locker” at the 82nd Academy Awards, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Bigelow is the only woman to...

In Washington, NYC mayor touts national liberal vision

May 13, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about the “Progressive Agenda” along with a coalition of backers, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio,...