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Submarine, its sailors maintain Cold War secrets
It could dive deeper than any other submarine, and when it reached the ocean floor, the one-of-a-kind Navy vessel could roll on wheels with lights illuminating the depths outside its windows.
Once nearly extinct, streetcar gets new life in US
When the auto plant here closed, this prosperous Wisconsin port city on Lake Michigan lost more than just its largest employer.
Industry takes aim at AP ethanol investigation
A new Associated Press investigation, which found that ethanol hasn’t lived up to some of the government’s clean-energy promises, is drawing a fierce response from the ethanol industry.
California town builds house for wounded GI
When Jerral Hancock came home from the Iraq war missing one arm, with another that barely worked and a paralyzed body that was burned all over, he was a hero to this Mojave Desert town that wears its military pride on its sleeve.
Comics lovers will be drawn to Ohio museum
There is a place where Snoopy frolics carefree with the scandalous Yellow Kid, where Pogo the possum philosophizes alongside Calvin and Hobbes.
Height of 1 World Trade Center debated in Chicago
Rising from the ashes of 9/11, the new World Trade Center tower has punched above the New York skyline to reach its powerfully symbolic height of 1,776 feet and become the tallest building in the country. Or has it?
CBS admits error in Benghazi ’60 Minutes’ story
CBS News admitted Friday it was wrong to trust a “60 Minutes” source who claimed to be at the scene of a 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, and the publisher of the source’s book on the incident has halted its publication.
New rule demands parity for mental health coverage
It’s final: Health insurance companies now must cover mental illness and substance abuse just as they cover physical diseases.
US Navy carrier departing Persian Gulf region
The U.S. is bringing an aircraft carrier home from the Persian Gulf region, the Defense Department said Friday, after keeping two of the warships there for months as the Obama administration considered a military strike on Syria.
Obama nominates White for federal judgeship in Missouri
Former Missouri Supreme Court Judge Ronnie White has been nominated for a seat on the U.S. District Court again.
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