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How to find out if a used car has an unrepaired recall

Posted 2/25/2015 in National

About 5 million used cars under recall were sold last year before the recalled parts were fixed.



Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

Posted 2/25/2015 in National

It's a case of buyer beware, with potentially dangerous consequences.



DHS bill exposes holes in GOP's congressional coordination

Posted 2/25/2015 in National

In the heady days after winning control of both congressional chambers, Republican leaders vowed to keep the government funded and to block President Barack Obama from overhauling immigration policies on his own.



Fate of militant-abducted Christians unclear

Posted 2/25/2015 in National

Kurdish and Christian militiamen battled Islamic State militants on Wednesday in northeastern Syria, where the extremist group recently abducted at least 70 Christians after overrunning a cluster of villages.



Supreme Court Justices weigh case of Muslim denied job over headscarf

Posted 2/25/2015 in National

The Supreme Court is considering the employment discrimination claim of a Muslim woman who was turned down for a job by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch after she showed up at her job interview wearing a black headscarf that conflicted with the company's dress code.


UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria

Posted 2/25/2015 in National

Police investigating the disappearance of three British schoolgirls said Tuesday they believe the teenagers are no longer in Turkey and have crossed into Syria.


Study: Asia may have seeded European plague outbreaks

Posted 2/25/2015 in National

Scientists say they may have solved a centuries-old whodunit: Why did Europe experience outbreaks of bubonic plague over hundreds of years, starting with the Black Death of 1347 to 1353?



Obama open to changes to military authority against Islamic State

Posted 2/24/2015 in National

The White House is calling on lawmakers to work out their yawning divisions over an authorization to use military force against Islamic State militants and says President Barack Obama is open to changes to his initial proposal to achieve a compromise.



Activists: IS militants kidnap dozens of Christians in Syria

Posted 2/24/2015 in National

Islamic State militants have abducted at least 70 Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, two activist groups said Tuesday.



GOP struggles as Homeland shutdown looms

Posted 2/24/2015 in National

Divided Republicans are searching for a way out of an impasse over immigration that is threatening to shut down the Homeland Security Department within days.



Survey: Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014

Posted 2/24/2015 in National

The share of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years in 2014.



Nielsen: Oscars viewers down 16 percent

Posted 2/24/2015 in National

Oscar viewership was down 16 percent from last year and reached its lowest point since 2009.



Lawmaker asks if swallowed camera be used for female exam

Posted 2/24/2015 in National

An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam.



Alaska becomes 3rd state with legal marijuana

Posted 2/24/2015 in National

Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but organizers don't expect any public celebrations since it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.


Photos by nanny Vivian Maier, focus of film up for Oscar, in legal limbo

Posted 2/21/2015 in National

A messy legal fight over copyrights to streetscape photos shot by a Chicago nanny whose life is chronicled in "Finding Vivian Maier," which is nominated for an Oscar today, threatens to slow or even stop new releases of her once-unknown work that has become a sensation only after her death.


VA's 'choice' program for health care off to slow start

Posted 2/21/2015 in National

Far fewer veterans than expected are taking advantage of a new law aimed at making it easier for them to get private health care and avoid the long waits that have plagued Department of Veterans Affairs facilities nationwide.



Tobacco giants resist harsh admissions about smoking

Posted 2/21/2015 in National

Never underestimate the staying power of big tobacco.



New woes for Wrong tax info sent out

Posted 2/21/2015 in National

In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans.



IS bombers kill dozens in Libyan suicide attacks

Posted 2/21/2015 in National

Islamic State militants unleashed suicide bombings Friday in eastern Libya, killing at least 40 people.



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