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Court won't hear campaign finance rules challenge

Court won't hear campaign finance rules challenge

The Supreme Court won't hear a Republican-backed challenge of federal campaign finance restrictions.

Oil prices fall on disappointing housing report

Oil prices fall on disappointing housing report

Oil prices fell Wednesday after a government report showed the housing industry still has a long way to go to recover.

Ex-Interior chief Norton cleared in ethics probe

Ex-Interior chief Norton cleared in ethics probe

The Justice Department has closed an ethics probe of former Interior Secretary Gale Norton, the Obama administration said Friday.

8 reach $16M settlement in Wis. utility explosion

8 reach $16M settlement in Wis. utility explosion

A lawyer representing eight people hurt in a 2009 explosion at a Milwaukee-area power plant says his clients have reached a $16 million settlement.

Man cleared in NYC block-party police shootout

Man cleared in NYC block-party police shootout

The only man arrested in the aftermath of a deadly police shootout following a New York City block party has been cleared of all criminal charges.

NASA clears space shuttle for Monday launch

NASA clears space shuttle for Monday launch

NASA unanimously approved a Monday morning launch attempt for the space shuttle Endeavour, after reviewing all the repairs for an electrical problem that grounded the next-to-last shuttle flight two weeks ago.

Detroit Cop Accused of Sex Acts in Squad Car With Prostitute

Detroit Cop Accused of Sex Acts in Squad Car With Prostitute

A Detroit police officer has been suspended as authorities investigate claims he picked up a transvestite prostitute while on the job, myFOXdetroit.com reported Thursday.

Drilling in Utah natural gas field gets feds' OK

Drilling in Utah natural gas field gets feds' OK

Federal officials announced Thursday that drilling could soon begin on a natural gas project in eastern Utah that could include nearly 3,700 wells, create thousands of jobs and increase concerns...

Ind. gov. hires outside firm to review fair issue

Ind. gov. hires outside firm to review fair issue

Indiana has hired an outside firm to help with its investigation into a fatal stage collapse at the state fair after questions were raised about the state's ability to conduct an objective probe...

US lawmen praise mob killer turned informant

US lawmen praise mob killer turned informant

A former close friend of John Gotti Jr. who confessed to conspiring to kill three people was freed from jail after earning praise at his sentencing Friday for helping law enforcement jail 80 members of organized crime.

‘Lopping,’ ‘Tips’ and the ‘Z-List’: Bias Lawsuit Explores Harvard’s Admissions Secrets

‘Lopping,’ ‘Tips’ and the ‘Z-List’: Bias Lawsuit Explores Harvard’s Admissions Secrets

The admissions office at Harvard. A lawsuit against the university has illuminated little-known aspects of its selection process.

Bachmann memoir coming in November

Bachmann memoir coming in November

Michele Bachmann has a book deal.

Former Federal Judge Sentenced to Prison For Drug-Crimes

Former Federal Judge Sentenced to Prison For Drug-Crimes

A former federal judge has been sentenced to 30 days in prison for drug-related crimes involving a stripper.

End of Minn. shutdown brings relief, frustration

End of Minn. shutdown brings relief, frustration

Minnesota's state government shutdown ended Wednesday after 20 days, millions in lost revenue and frustration on the part of residents and politicians.

Toddler Trapped for 4 Hours in Bank Vault

Toddler Trapped for 4 Hours in Bank Vault

A toddler spent several hours trapped in bank vault in suburban Atlanta, MyFoxAtlanta reported Friday.

Federal report questions decisions in NM rescue

Federal report questions decisions in NM rescue

A former state police chief pilot says there was pressure to fly rescue missions from the Public Safety Department's top administrator, and that may have contributed to a fatal crash in which a ...


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