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Obama calls for spending surge, buoyed by rising economy

Obama calls for spending surge, buoyed by rising economy

Obama calls for spending surge to burst past 'sequester' limits, buoyed by rising economy
Updated: 5 hours ago
Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81

Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81

Rod McKuen, poet and songwriter of record-setting popularity in 1960s and '70s, dies at 81
Updated: 5 hours ago
Balloon crew surpasses distance record in Pacific flight

Balloon crew surpasses distance record in Pacific flight

Balloon crew surpasses distance record, now planning to land in Mexico
Updated: 6 hours ago
Texas executes man for 1996 strangling, beating death

Texas executes man for 1996 strangling, beating death

Texas executes man after Supreme Court rejects arguments that he was too mentally impaired
Updated: 6 hours ago
Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline

Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline

Republican-led Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying White House
Updated: 7 hours ago

Obama budget to call for $1 billion for Central America

VP Biden says Obama's budget to call for $1 billion in aid for Central American countries
Updated: 7 hours ago

Obama to Democrats: Time to end budget austerity

Obama welcomes GOP talk of addressing poverty, tells Democrats it's time to end budget cuts
Updated: 7 hours ago
Feds: Treasure hunter eluded police with cash, tradecraft

Feds: Treasure hunter eluded police with cash, tradecraft

Using hotel suite, tradecraft and only cash, authorities say treasure hunter eluded capture
Updated: 8 hours ago
Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

The doctor won't see you now: Some physicians opting to drop patients with anti-vaccine views
Updated: 8 hours ago
McCain to protesters: 'Get out of here, you low-life scum'

McCain to protesters: 'Get out of here, you low-life scum'

McCain to protesters against Henry Kissinger: 'Get out of here, you low-life scum'
Updated: 8 hours ago