Obama's power plant climate plan shifts to courts, states
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that — if successful — would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity.
GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday night during a crowded and pointed preview of the 2016 primary season's first full-fledged debat.
Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet.
2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A man and a girl were killed and at least 22 people were injured Monday when a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire, officials said.
Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters were working aggressively to regain control after a raging Northern California fire jumped a highway that had served as a containment line for the massive blaze — one of 20 wildfires burning in California.
Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.
DA: Authorities eyeing revenge motive in courthouse shooting
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — William A. Wells was a former firefighter who had never been in any more serious legal trouble than some traffic tickets— until his mother was shot.
Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down
NEW YORK (AP) — These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices.
Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday.
50 Cent says expenses $108,000 a month; $72,000 for mansion
HARTFORD, CONN. (AP) — Rapper 50 Cent says in a Connecticut bankruptcy court filing he spends $108,000 a month on his expenses, including $5,000 for gardening.
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