SLIDESHOW: Moore, Okla. rescue and recovery
Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
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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.
Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit
The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily.
After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care
A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.
House votes to boost child tax credit for some
More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House.
Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor
Authorities are attempting to determine why a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him.
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