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Rescuers, back home from Haiti, used instincts to save victims

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— South Florida firefighters used a carjack to lift rubble from the leg of a wounded man trapped inside a Port-au-Prince, Haiti, hospital, relying on their instincts and makeshift tools...

Obama proposes strong new restrictions on banks

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama...

Can silica-dwelling superbugs clean fracking fluid?

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Minnesota researchers say they may have uncovered a way to clean up fracking fluid after it returns from under the Earth's surface using living organisms that usually reside in silica formations...

U.S. stocks rally on talk of Greek bailout; Dow retops 10,000

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NEW YORK — U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the Dow average notching its best day in five weeks, as investors focused on reports Germany was considering a rescue package for debt-strapped Greece...

One word from Jobs can send Mac world into tizzy

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LOS ANGELES — It just took one word for Apple Inc. to make headlines...

Supreme Court to hear case that could cripple labor unions

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The LA Times is reporting that The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case this week that has the potential to cripple labor unions. It involves in-home health care providers in the Chicago area drafted into a union they don't support that is being challenged by boosters...

Arizonans reject ‘racist’ label over new immigration law

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Christine Vollmecke has one thing to say to people calling Arizona racist for passing the toughest law against illegal immigration in the nation: You don't know what we're going through...

United front shows cracks as Obama officials turn up heat on...

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NEW ORLEANS — The unified public-private response to the Gulf of Mexico...

Obama not worried about Muslim rumors

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama...

The problem with Microsoft’s new way to play video games

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When Xbox 360's controller-free Kinect add-on hits...

County offices in Longmont closed due to threats

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Boulder closed its offices in Longmont today after threats of violence were called in against the facility. Longmont police responded to the threat, and apprehended the suspect at 10:40 this morning...

Palin, Bachmann go from ‘tea party’ allies to testy rivals

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WASHINGTON — A little more than a year ago, Michele...