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4/7/2015 3:25 PM
No terrorism link in DC power outages
WASHINGTON — Widespread power outages affected the White House, the Capitol, museums, train stations and other sites across Washington and its suburbs Tuesday afternoon — all because of an explosion at a Maryland power plant, an official said.

4/7/2015 6:57 AM
Generator suspected in 8 Md. deaths
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — As authorities probed today whether carbon monoxide killed a divorced kitchen worker and the seven children he was keeping warm with a gasoline-powered generator, friends and family voiced outrage that their electricity had been shut off due to unpaid bills.

4/7/2015 1:45 PM
Lower summer gas prices expected
NEW YORK — Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department.

4/7/2015 1:54 PM
One WTC observatory opens to public May 29
NEW YORK — The observatory at the top of One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the U.S., will soon be open to the public.

4/7/2015 9:57 AM
Rand Paul kicks off campaign for president
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —  Sen. Rand Paul launched his 2016 presidential campaign today with a combative message against both Washington and his fellow Republicans, declaring that “we have come to take our country back.”

4/7/2015 1:09 PM
Board: Oil train tank cars need urgent upgrades
BILLINGS, Mont. — Fuel-hauling tank cars need safety upgrades to keep fires from spreading after train derailments, and the public can’t wait another decade for the improvements as the industry suggests, U.S. safety officials said.

4/7/2015 1:08 PM
Kansas bans abortion procedure
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas became the first state today to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismembering a fetus.

4/7/2015 12:02 PM
Storm brings little relief to California
SAN FRANCISCO — An unusually cold spring storm will bring heavy rain and hail to parts of Northern California today and coat the mountains in snow — a welcome respite that will do little to ease the historic drought, forecasters say.

4/7/2015 9:00 AM
Uber sees popularity boost
NEW YORK — Business travelers are bypassing the taxi queue with greater frequency, choosing instead ride-hailing services like Uber Technologies.

4/7/2015 11:12 AM
Job openings surge in February
WASHINGTON — U.S. job openings surged in February to a 14-year high, yet employers filled fewer of those jobs than in the previous month.

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