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
Officials deride bites as unreliable At least 24 men convicted or charged with murder or rape based on bite marks on the flesh of victims have been exonerated since 2000, many after spending more than a decade in prison. Now a judge’s...
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By AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated PressAssociated Press
Iraq no-fly zone viewed as symbol for one in Syria WASHINGTON — The Obama administration, trying to avoid getting drawn deeper into Syria’s civil war, has pointed to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 as a symbol of what can go wrong when Americ...
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
Tycoon gathers futurist congress NEW YORK — Can the City That Never Sleeps become the City That Never Dies? A Russian multimillionaire thinks so. Dmitry Itskov gathered some of humanity’s best brains — and a few robots — in New Yo...
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By PETER SVENSSON Associated PressAssociated Press