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  • Gulf oil spill: Ex-BP engineer's retrial postponed

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier conviction. Federal prosecutors...

  • Searchers: Last body found after deadly landslide

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Searchers on Tuesday pulled what they believe was the last missing body from debris left by a landslide in Washington state that researchers said heavy rainfall likely played a key role in triggering. The intensive search for the 43 people killed in the March 22...

  • Undercover probe finds health law failings

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators using fake identities were able to obtain taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, according to testimony to be delivered Wednesday. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says its undercover...

  • Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

    Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine. Delta Air Lines turned around one of its jets...

  • Southwest, South score low on child-welfare index

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several states in the Deep South and Southwest have earned dismal scores on an annual child-welfare index that cited poverty and single-parent house households as worrisome trends that must be turned around for things to improve. Mississippi was rated the...

  • Woman convicted of starving 10-year-old stepson

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — A North Texas jury took less than an hour to find a woman guilty Tuesday in the 2011 starvation death of her 10-year-old stepson. The Dallas County jury found Elizabeth Ramsey, 33, guilty of intentional serious injury to a child in Johnathan Ramsey's death. Jurors...

  • Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler. Chrysler said Tuesday it is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could fall out of the "run" position, shutting off the...

  • Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen. The latest evidence of Apple's mounting momentum emerged Tuesday with...

  • Discover Financial's 2Q profit jumps 7 percent

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Discover Financial Services' net income grew 7 percent in the second quarter as credit card spending and overall loans increased from a year ago. The results beat Wall Street's expectations. The credit card issuer and lender said Tuesday that card loans and sales...

  • Exxon Mobil says it'll follow new anti-bias rules

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. has said it will comply with the new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, while still sidestepping the question of whether it will formalize that by changing the language of its corporate policy....

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