Fracking fuels water fights in nation’s dry spots SAN FRANCISCO — The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation’s driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth’s...
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By GARANCE BURKE Associated PressAssociated Press
Cheney says his health ‘nothing short of miracle’ WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney says his health is “nothing short of a miracle.” The heart transplant recipient says he now wakes up each morning “with a smile on my face, thankfu...
IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases WASHINGTON — An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status,...
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By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated PressAssociated Press
Shootings show troubled side of Calif. beach city SANTA MONICA, Calif. — For decades there have been two Santa Monicas. There’s the hip beachfront town packed year-round with tourists who cram its trendy bars and restaurants, stay at its pricey...
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By JOHN ROGERS Associated PressAssociated Press
G8 faces uncertain recoveries ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — Europe is mired in debt and recession. Financial markets have hit violent ups and downs on fears that U.S. stimulus efforts may soon be scaled back. Japan is finally...
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By DAVID McHUGH and SHAWN POGATCHNIK Associated PressAssociated Press