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FBI says it uses drones on U.S. soil
19 Jun 2013 at 3:19pm
They are called in for surveillance in some situations, Robert Mueller said.
Homes evacuated as new Colo. wildfire erupts
19 Jun 2013 at 4:42pm
A new wildfire in the foothills southwest of Denver forced the evacuation of dozens of homes Wednesday as hot and windy conditions in much of Colorado and elsewhere in the West made it easy for fires to start and spread.
Obama's job approval rating slips
19 Jun 2013 at 1:09pm
And, fewer Americans use the "S" word to describe him, a new poll shows.
Fed suggests it's closer to slowing bond purchases
19 Jun 2013 at 3:57pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Chairman Ben Bernanke ended weeks of speculation Wednesday by saying the Federal Reserve will likely slow its bond-buying program this year and end it next year because the economy is strengthening.
Bipartisan proposal on student loans circulating
19 Jun 2013 at 2:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Students applying for financial aid for the coming school year could find some comfort in a bipartisan student loan compromise taking shape in the Senate that would prevent interest rates from doubling and set a single rate each year for undergraduate students, rich or poor.
Men's Wearhouse ousts founder, pitchman Zimmer
19 Jun 2013 at 4:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) ? Men's Wearhouse doesn't like the way its founder looks anymore.
Few options for Brazil leader in face of protests
19 Jun 2013 at 4:36pm
SAO PAULO (AP) ? With massive protests by middle-class Brazilians demanding wholesale government reforms, people all over this continent-sized country have reached a verdict on the streets and online: "The giant has awakened."
Obama making plans to tackle global warming
19 Jun 2013 at 3:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama is planning a major push using executive powers to tackle the pollution blamed for global warming in an effort to make good on promises he made at the start of his second term. "We know we have to do more ? and we will do more," Obama said Wednesday in Berlin.
FBI ends Michigan search for Hoffa's remains
19 Jun 2013 at 3:02pm
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) ? Beneath a swimming pool, under a horse farm and now a weed-grown field north of Detroit. For at least the third time in a decade, FBI agents grabbed shovels and combed through dirt and mud in the search for Jimmy Hoffa's remains or clues to the disappearance of the former Teamsters boss.
US tries saving Taliban talks after Karzai objects
19 Jun 2013 at 3:15pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) ? Hopes dimmed for talks aimed at ending the Afghan war when an angry President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday suspended security negotiations with the U.S. and scuttled a peace delegation to the Taliban, sending American officials scrambling to preserve the possibility of dialogue with the militants.
Brazil officials reverse subway, bus fare hike
19 Jun 2013 at 3:51pm
SAO PAULO (AP) ? Leaders in Brazil's two biggest cities said Wednesday that they reversed an increase in bus and subway fares that ignited anti-government protests that have spread across the nation in the past week.
Compromise among senators eyed on border security
19 Jun 2013 at 3:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? After secretive talks, key senators express optimism they are closing in on a bipartisan agreement to toughen the border security requirements in immigration legislation that also offers a path to citizenship to millions living in the country illegally.
US and Cuba agree to resume migration talks
19 Jun 2013 at 3:28pm
HAVANA (AP) ? The United States and Cuba have agreed to resume bilateral talks on migration issues next month, a State Department official said Wednesday, the latest evidence of a thaw in chilly relations between the Cold War enemies.
Deen says she used slur but doesn't tolerate hate
19 Jun 2013 at 4:26pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) ? Celebrity cook Paula Deen said while being questioned in a discrimination lawsuit that she has used racial slurs in the past but insisted she and her family do not tolerate prejudice.
Body near Patriot's home was semi-pro athlete's
19 Jun 2013 at 3:54pm
BOSTON (AP) ? A Boston woman says her son was the man found dead in an industrial park about a mile from New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's home in Massachusetts.