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Study: People fear, more likely to flee, male-named hurricanes more

Posted 6/3/2014 in National

Which scares you more: Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria?

 

U.S. worried to very end about Bergdahl's release

Posted 6/3/2014 in National

Right up until the moment Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed, U.S. officials weren't sure the Taliban would really release the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan in exchange for high-level militants detained at Guantanamo Bay.

 

 

U.S. disrupts hacking schemes that stole millions

Posted 6/3/2014 in National

A band of hackers implanted viruses on hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, secretly seized customer bank information and stole more than $100 million from businesses and consumers, the Justice Department said Monday in announcing charges against the Russian man accused of masterminding the effort.

 

Spain: King abdicates for his more popular son

Posted 6/3/2014 in National

King Juan Carlos, who led Spain's transition from dictatorship to democracy but faced damaging scandals amid the nation's financial meltdown, announced Monday he will abdicate in favor of his more popular son so that fresh royal blood can rally the nation.

Peru postpones coca crop destruction

Posted 6/3/2014 in National

Peru's president is indefinitely postponing plans to forcibly eradicate coca fields in the world's top cocaine-producing valley.

 

Husband, wife in 80s scare off would-be robber

Posted 6/3/2014 in National

A Washington state couple in their 80s say they managed to spook a would-be robber who burst into their home shortly after they returned from a Tacoma casino where they won $500.

 

 

Officer's death causes problems for Arpaio

Posted 6/3/2014 in National

When sheriff's deputy Ramon Charley Armendariz hanged himself, he left behind a house full of questions.

 

 

Obama asks for $1B to boost U.S. military in Europe

Posted 6/3/2014 in National

President Barack Obama called on Congress Tuesday to back a $1 billion effort to boost the U.S. military presence across Europe, as he sought to ease anxiety among NATO allies who are wary of Russia's threatening moves in Ukraine.

 

 

Debate stirs over US-Taliban captive swap

Posted 6/2/2014 in National

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl can expect a buoyant homecoming after five years in Taliban hands, but those in the government who worked for his release face mounting questions over the prisoner swap that won his freedom.

 

NASA to test giant Mars parachute on Earth

Posted 6/2/2014 in National

The skies off the Hawaiian island of Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight designed to land heavy loads on the red planet.

Al-Qaida decentralized, but not necessarily weaker

Posted 6/2/2014 in National

Al-Qaida has decentralized, yet it's unclear whether the terrorist network is weaker and less likely to launch a Sept. 11-style attack against the United States, as President Barack Obama says, or remains potent despite the deaths of several leaders.

'Brady Bunch' actress Ann B. Davis died Sunday in Texas

Posted 6/2/2014 in National

Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.

 

Senate to take up new VA bill after scandal

Posted 6/2/2014 in National

Details of a refashioned bill to address the problems plaguing the federally run veterans' health care system were released Sunday by its sponsor, the chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.

 

 

Man charged with stealing human skin from hospital

Posted 5/31/2014 in National

A medical company sales representative was charged with stealing more than $350,000 worth of human skin over a period of several years.

 

 

Man returns $125,000 that fell from armored truck

Posted 5/31/2014 in National

A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fell from an armored truck.

 

 

Cross-country flight diverted after dog poops

Posted 5/31/2014 in National

A cross-country fight had to make an unscheduled landing when a service dog pooped twice in the aisle, sickening passengers with the odor.

 

 

Shinseki exit breaks Obama's crisis mold

Posted 5/31/2014 in National

This was not in the Barack Obama playbook.

 

 

Soldier freed from captivity in Afghanistan

Posted 5/31/2014 in National

The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.

 

 

Obama says goodbye to White House press secretary

Posted 5/31/2014 in National

White House press secretary Jay Carney became the news instead of just delivering it Friday, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly interrupted the daily media briefing to announce Carney's resignation after three and a half years as his primary spokesman.

 

 

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