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  • BUSINESS

    5 things to know about coal trade, global warming

    As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue:

  • NATIONAL

    Today in History

    Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

  • NATIONAL

    AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    The beginning of the end came for the world's tallest slum last week when Venezuelan officials began evicting thousands of squatters from a haphazard community inside a half-built Caracas skyscraper. Residents boarded buses for government-provided apartments in the town of Cua, 23 miles (37 kilometers...

  • NATIONAL

    Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

    A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex before the doctor returned fire has been charged with murder.

  • NATIONAL

    Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

    A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.

  • NATIONAL

    Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

    Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.

  • NATIONAL

    Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

    One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

  • NATIONAL

    Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn homes, no deaths

    Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.

  • NATIONAL

    Family of 5 shot dead in Maine, gun recovered

    A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said.

  • HEALTH

    Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

    A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday.

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