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National & World Obama rule for power plants to compel steeper emissions cuts Obama rule for power plants to compel steeper emissions cuts
Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states.
National & World 5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood 5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood
Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.
National & World Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more
When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public.
National & World Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally killed lion Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally killed lion
Another American illegally killed a lion with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, authorities said Sunday amid an international outcry over the U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.
National & World 'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for Fla. teens to be suspended 'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for Fla. teens to be suspended (Photo Gallery)
After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen was to end Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they're pressing on with their own hunt.
National & World Hillary Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday Hillary Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is "excellent physical condition" - two facts that emerged Friday in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate pushed out by her campaign on a busy summer day.
National & World Texas trooper's boss says he had reason to stop Sandra Bland Texas trooper's boss says he had reason to stop Sandra Bland
The top boss over the Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland said there was reason to pull her over for failing to signal a lane change and told lawmakers Thursday that the trooper remains on the state payroll because the investigation is still playing out.