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The Defense Department said the decision was made following a runway fire incident June 23 at the Elgin Air Force Base in Florida. The Air Force is investigating the cause of the fire.
July 04, 2014
As protesters block buses full of detainees from entering a border patrol station, many Murrieta residents say the federal government is the real root of the problem.
July 04, 2014
Richard Neal, of Mint Hill., N.C., chronicled the storm from his point of view, which was a pretty darn good one.
July 04, 2014
The heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune revealed in May that he had been diagnosed with cancer. Scaife was 82.
July 04, 2014
Palestinians say the 16-year-old was killed by Israeli extremists. His body was found just days after the recovery of the bodies of three Israeli teens in the West Bank.
July 04, 2014
Hurricane Arthur howled through North Carolina's Outer Banks overnight with winds of up to 100 mph, causing flooding and knocking out power to residents and vacationers.
July 04, 2014
Andy Coulson, the former editor of the now defunct News of the World, was found guilty last week of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails.
July 04, 2014
The exploding field of "learning analytics" raises ethical questions similar to those arising from the recent Facebook revelations.
July 04, 2014
Action, singing and lots of fireworks — American movies celebrate the Fourth of July.
July 04, 2014
Maybe it was messier than we thought, some scientists now say. Big brains, long legs, and long childhoods may have evolved piecemeal in different spots, in response to frequent swings in climate.
July 04, 2014
Laos' government says it needs the money the two dams will generate. But environmentalists and downstream neighbors say the dams are a major threat to fish migration and agriculture.
July 04, 2014
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to grow in West Africa. Even as health leaders met to figure out how to stop the virus, the number of cases surged — by nearly 20 percent in a week.
July 03, 2014
The order, which doesn't affect the court's ultimate opinion, drew a scathing dissent from the court's three women.
July 03, 2014
Bestsellers published by traditional means accused Amazon of "unfair pricing." Self-published authors penned a stinging critique of traditional publishing.
July 03, 2014
The bank's mortgage-lending arm agreed to pay up to $320 million to resolve allegations that it bungled applications for the federal Home Affordable Modification Program.
July 03, 2014
"Bad" Web bots are going after everyone they can, but why? Because by hijacking grandma's computer, they make it look as if she visits a site often, thus making the site more valuable to advertisers.
July 03, 2014
The U.S. is returning unaccompanied minors to their home countries. But life in Guatemala, where many of them are from, is so hard, they say they'll keep trying until they succeed.
July 03, 2014
Some Democratic Senate hopefuls have to be more measured than others in their responses to the recent Supreme Court decision.
July 03, 2014
The Dow rallied on better-than-expected news from the jobs market. The S&P also closed higher, continuing its positive run.
July 03, 2014
Local governments are also starting to follow suit. Undefeated thus far, the Colombian national team has provoked euphoria.
July 03, 2014

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