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Gov’t delays requiring rearview cameras in cars

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is again delaying regulations on whether new cars and trucks must come equipped with rearview cameras to protect against drivers backing over people in blind spots behind their vehicles, […]

06/20/2013

Ponnequin Wind Farm in Carr, Colorado (AP Photo)

Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths

CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) — It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America’s green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm’s spinning turbine and falls, […]

05/14/2013

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Cleaner gas rule would mean higher price at pump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s newest anti-pollution plan would ping American drivers where they wince the most: at the gas pump. That makes arguments weighing the cost against the health benefits politically potent.

03/29/2013

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EPA takes aim at auto emissions, sulfur in gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration proposed new regulations Friday to clean up gasoline and automobile emissions, claiming the new standards would provide $7 in health benefits from cleaner air for each dollar spent to implement them.

03/29/2013

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton to address women’s groups

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is returning to the public stage with her first speaking events since leaving the Obama administration.

03/28/2013

Vice President Joe Biden at his alma mater, University of Delaware (Photo credit: WhiteHouse.gov)

Being Biden: Perspective on women’s March Madness

In this audio series Vice President Biden will tell the story behind a photo – of where he was, why it matters to him, and how the experience fits into the broader narrative of this Administration.

03/28/2013

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Panel: Thumbs down on anthrax vaccine test in kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t look for testing of the anthrax vaccine to begin in children any time soon. Controversy arose last year as experts debated whether such studies should be done to learn how to treat children in case of a bioterror attack.

03/18/2013

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (AP Photo)

Missile plan changes may provide opening for talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — In adding 14 interceptors to a missile defense system based in Alaska, the U.S. is abandoning a key part of a European missile defense plan that’s been strongly opposed by Russia.

03/16/2013

VP Joe Biden (Photo credit: WhiteHouse.gov/AP)

VP launches audio series on ‘Being Biden’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is launching an audio series to give Americans the sense they’re behind the scenes with Vice President Joe Biden. The series is called “Being Biden” and features his narration of the stories from his life as VP. Listen here.

03/14/2013

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Gov’t acknowledges thousands released from jails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration contradicted itself Thursday, acknowledging to Congress that it had, in fact, released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants from immigration jails due to budget constraints during three weeks in February.

03/14/2013

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