High court climate case looks at EPA’s power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme Court against the Obama administration’s sole means of trying to limit power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. As President Barack Obama...
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Much-needed rain, snow to hit parched California

FILE – This Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, Leon Stout, of Orland, walks across a dry Black Butte Lake near Orland Buttes Recreation Area in Chico, Calif. Meteorologists forecast a pair of storms that could dump several inches of rain on parched cities and croplands throughout...

High court climate case looks at EPA’s power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme Court against the Obama administration’s sole means of trying to limit power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. As President Barack Obama...
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Collins becomes 1st openly gay player with Nets

FILE – A Sept. 29, 2008, file photo is of Minnesota Timberwolves’ Jason Collins is shown during the basketball team’s media day in Minneapolis. Jason Collins has signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets and is set to become the first active openly gay...
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Day survives the magic of Dubuisson in Match Play

Victor Dubuisson, of France, hits near a cactus on the 19th hole in his championship match against Jason Day, of Australia, during the Match Play Championship golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Victor Dubuisson, of France, hits near...
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Faulty pipe led to NY mall carbon monoxide leak

Fire personnel respond to a possible case of carbon monoxide poisoning at the Legal Seafoods at the Walt Whitman Mall in Huntington, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Police say a 55-year-old restaurant manager has died and more than two dozen others were taken to hospitals after being...
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5 tycoons who want to close the wealth gap

FILE – In this March 31, 2003 file photo, Leo Hindrey Jr., chairman and CEO of the YES Network speaks after a media conference in New York. Members of the economic elite are looking for ways to reduce the nation’s growing income inequality for a variety of reasons,...

House panel chair seeks “El Chapo’s” extradition

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security is encouraging Mexico’s authorities to extradite drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman (wah-KEEN’ el chah-poh gooz-MAHN’) to the United States to ensure he remains...
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Governors: ‘Obamacare’ here to stay

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker uses a cell phone to illustrate a point about health care plans during a special session on jobs in America during the National Governor’s Association Winter Meeting in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Wisconsin Gov. Scott...

Rice says Russian move on Ukraine would be mistake

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s national security adviser said Sunday it would be a “grave mistake” for Russia to intervene militarily in Ukraine. Susan Rice said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that in Obama’s phone...