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  • Flushmate recalls exploding toilets

    1/23/14 8:03 PM

    Flushmate, the maker of a high-pressure flushing system sold at Home Depot and Lowe's, is expanding its recall of the parts, because they can burst near a seam with force enough to shatter the toilet tank.

  • Video shows fatal crash of private jet in Aspen

    1/22/14 5:52 PM

    Airport video shows a private jet that crashed in Aspen earlier this month briefly touching down before launching back up and then crashing down, bursting into flames.

  • Freedom Industries Inc. files for bankruptcy after W.Va. spill

    1/18/14 8:47 AM

    The company blamed for a chemical spill that left 300,000 West Virginians without safe drinking water filed for bankruptcy Friday.

  • Obama to Americans on NSA data collection: 'Trust me'

    1/16/14 10:36 PM

    "I think on balance, we have established a process and a procedure that the American people should feel comfortable about," Obama said in June, days after the initial disclosure about the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data from millions of people.

  • Hershey's to make 3-D printer

    1/16/14 2:39 PM

    As if Americans don't already have easy enough access to junk food, getting a candy bar could soon be as easy as hitting "print."

  • West Virginia chemical spill: Frustration grows days after

    1/12/14 3:10 PM

    Frustration is mounting for many of the 300,000 West Virginia residents who have gone without clean tap water since a chemical spill on Thursday.  

  • West Virginia chemical spill brings capital to standstill

    1/12/14 8:09 AM

    About 300,000 people in nine counties entered their third day Saturday without being able to drink tap water or use it to bathe or wash dishes or clothes after a foaming agent escaped the Freedom Industries plant and seeped into the Elk River.

  • U.S. issues travel alert for Sochi Olympics

    1/11/14 4:40 PM

    Americans planning to attend the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, should be vigilant about their security due to potential terrorist threats, crime and uncertain medical care, the State Department advised Friday.

  • Adam Lanza's father willing to help commission

    1/11/14 9:04 AM

    The father of Adam Lanza said Friday he is willing to help provide his late son's medical records to the state commission reviewing the massacre

  • General Motors recalls Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra

    1/10/14 8:13 PM

    General Motors is recalling 370,000 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups from the 2014 model year to fix software that could cause the exhaust components to overheat and start a fire.

  • Beef prices hit record high

    1/10/14 6:09 PM

    Beef prices will increase by 2.5 to 3 percent this year, according to the USDA.

  • Jahi McMath, Calif. teen declared brain dead, gets feeding tube

    1/9/14 3:30 PM

    The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery has gotten her the feeding and breathing tubes that they had been fighting for.

  • Sen. Rubio: 'Nation needs new agenda to fight poverty'

    1/8/14 4:30 PM

    The potential 2016 presidential candidate says a "big government approach" launched by President Lyndon B. Johnson's "War on Poverty" 50 years ago has failed to help enough Americans trapped by poverty.

  • 2014 marks 50th anniversary of 'War on Poverty'

    1/7/14 8:14 PM

    The White House says that although progress has been made in reducing poverty, government can still play a positive role in reducing hardship and increasing economic opportunity.

  • Historic freeze could break Midwest temp records

    1/4/14 9:16 PM

    It has been decades since parts of the Midwest experienced a deep freeze like the one expected to arrive Sunday.

  • Barbara Bush leaves Houston hospital

    1/4/14 3:09 PM

    Former first lady Barbara Bush praised the staff of a Texas hospital where she spent nearly a week being treated for pneumonia before going home Saturday.

  • Paul Walker death: Car may have been going 100 mph, coroner says

    1/3/14 7:05 PM

    The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker may have been going 100 mph or more before it crashed, killing both Walker and the driver, according to a coroner's report released Friday.

  • Barbara Bush remains hospitalized in Houston

    1/2/14 1:04 PM

    Former first lady Barbara Bush was "doing great and responding well" on Thursday while undergoing treatment at a Houston hospital for a respiratory-related issue, a family spokesman said.

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