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British Fighters ‘Escort’ Russian Bombers Near U.K. Airspace

British Fighters ‘Escort’ Russian Bombers Near U.K. AirspaceThe British government has summoned Russia's ambassador to the United Kingdom, asking him to explain why a pair of nuclear-capable Russian long-range "Bear" bombers had flown alarmingly close to U.K. airspace.

Senate OKs Keystone XL Pipeline, Setting Up Fight With Obama

Senate OKs Keystone XL Pipeline, Setting Up Fight With ObamaThe Senate in a bipartisan 62-to-36 vote approved Thursday the Keystone XL pipeline project, setting up a faceoff with the White House, which has threatened a presidential veto.

Report: The Increasingly Unequal States Of America

Report: The Increasingly Unequal States Of AmericaA study released this week supports previous reporting that income growth in America has been lopsided ever since the economy began to bounce back from the recent recession.

Study Finds Court Fees Also Punish The Families Of Those Who Owe

Study Finds Court Fees Also Punish The Families Of Those Who OweA new report on the growth of court fines and fees that are charged to often-impoverished offenders is focusing on another group that pays: their families.

Car Safety Improves: Study Lists Those With Most, And Least, Driver Deaths

Car Safety Improves: Study Lists Those With Most, And Least, Driver DeathsA record nine car models recorded driver death rates of zero, in a periodic study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Arrested For Resisting Arrest — Yes, It’s Possible

Arrested For Resisting Arrest — Yes, It’s PossibleThe case raises the question: How can you be arrested for resisting arrest? Isn't that like being fired for refusing to be fired?

Scientists, General Public Have Divergent Views On Science, Report Says

Scientists, General Public Have Divergent Views On Science, Report SaysU.S. adults see various science-related topics much differently than do America's top scientists, with the two groups expressing widely divergent views on the safety of genetically modified foods, climate change, human evolution, the use of animals in research and vaccines, according to a new report published by Pew Research Center.

Malaysia Says Disappearance Of MH-370 Was An Accident

Malaysia Says Disappearance Of MH-370 Was An AccidentThe government of Malaysia has now officially declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370 an accident.

Rare Fox Takes A Walk In The Park, And Yosemite Staff Cheer

Rare Fox Takes A Walk In The Park, And Yosemite Staff CheerIt's been nearly 100 years since a sighting of a Sierra Nevada red fox was documented in Yosemite National Park, according to park staff.

Obama’s Budget Would Undo Broad, Automatic Cuts Made In 2013

Obama’s Budget Would Undo Broad, Automatic Cuts Made In 2013When President Obama meets with House Democrats tonight during their retreat in Philadelphia, officials say he'll lay out the details of his budget proposal, which will include reversal of large cuts to federal spending instituted in 2013.
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