SLIDESHOW: Moore, Okla. tornado
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 37 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
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US aiding transfer of Americans sick with Ebola
Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa.
US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month
U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.
Ginsburg: Court right to void clinic buffer zones
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is defending a rare Supreme Court decision that put her at odds with women’s rights groups.
Study blames lost calves on panthers
Since Florida’s frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state’s vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies.
Argentina slides into second default as talks fail
The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation’s staggering economy.
Appeals court upholds labels on meat packages
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?
Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.
Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors
More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
US court: Va. gay marriage ban unconstitutional
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, the latest in a string of decisions overturning bans across the country.
Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer
Medicare’s finances are looking brighter, the government said Monday. The program’s giant hospital trust fund won’t be exhausted until 2030 — four years later than last year’s estimate.
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