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(Reuters) - Missouri executed early on Wednesday a Kansas City man convicted of killing a gas station attendant in front of the attendant's stepdaughter during a robbery 20 years ago. Leon Taylor, 56, was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m....Show More Summary
In the recently released "Camp X-Ray," "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart plays a soldier assigned to Guantanamo Bay who ends up befriending one of the detainees. Zach, a US citizen of Jordanian descent, was hired by the Pentagon to serve as a link between the detainees and the men and women who guard them.
NUREMBERG, Germany, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler to be auctioned on Saturday could fetch up to 50,000 euros ($62,685) given strong global interest, a German auction house chief said on Tuesday. Auctioneer Kathrin...Show More Summary
By Marta Nogueira RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Eike Batista, once Brazil's richest man, arrived at a Rio de Janeiro courthouse on Tuesday for trial on charges of insider trading in the run up to the bankruptcy of his oil firm OGX, the largest bankruptcy in Latin American history. Show More Summary
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus's travel costs are staggering, and taxpayer-funded.
Environmentalists and energy boosters alike welcomed a federal compromise announced Tuesday that will allow fracking in the largest national forest in the eastern United States, but make most of its woods...
'Bae' and 'contactless' were the runners-up.
With limited time still in power, the president looks to the environment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Nancy Pelosi overcame gripes about Democrats' losing campaign messages and breezed to re-election Tuesday as House minority leader.
CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman who left her Midwestern home and spent the past nine years trying to help exonerate him.
Crowdpac compiled data on which counties have given the most money to politics and created this animated graphic.
By Karen Brooks (Reuters) - A small cargo plane crashed into a home in Chicago early Tuesday, moments after the pilot had reported engine problems, authorities said. The occupants of the home escaped uninjured after the crash at 2:42 a.m. Show More Summary
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As a grand jury weighs possible criminal charges against the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, Missouri's governor has again activated the National Guard in an effort to avoid more unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the run-up to a razor-thin vote, Sen. Mary Landrieu beseeched fellow Democrats on Tuesday to provide the support necessary to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, the massive project at the center of a fierce environmental dispute and her own uphill struggle for a new term from Louisiana.
By Scott Malone ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Missouri's governor on Tuesday named 16 members to a panel charged with making recommendations to fix social and economic inequalities in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb hit by protests since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August. Show More Summary
By Timothy Gardner and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Keystone XL's top supporter in the U.S. Senate frantically lobbied colleagues on Tuesday in a last-ditch attempt to find enough "yes" votes to approve the oil pipeline from Canada. Show More Summary
By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Heavy snow and freezing temperatures blasted across the United States on Tuesday, with Northeast towns declaring emergencies and Southern states bracing for record cold. The Arctic chill that swept...Show More Summary
By Timothy Gardner and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. Senate scrambled on Monday to gather one last vote to pass a bill that authorizes the project that would help send Canadian oil to the U.S. Show More Summary
By Scott Malone FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Monday and authorized the state's National Guard to support police in case of violence after a grand jury decides whether to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two presidents have acted unilaterally on immigration — and both were Republican. Ronald Reagan and his successor George H.W. Bush extended amnesty to family members who were not covered by the last major overhaul of immigration law in 1986.