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Meltdown feared after explosion at Japan nuke power plant

Meltdown feared after explosion at Japan nuke power plant

An explosion at a Japanese nuclear power station Saturday destroyed a building housing the reactor amid fears that it was close to a disastrous meltdown after being hit by a…

Obama ‘heartbroken’ by devastation in Japan

Obama ‘heartbroken’ by devastation in Japan

President Barack Obama said he was “heartbroken” by images of devastation in Japan following Friday’s deadly earthquake and tsunami, and pledged U.S. assistance to help the country recover. “Our hearts…

California, Oregon suffer damage from tsunami

California, Oregon suffer damage from tsunami

The warnings traveled quickly across the Pacific in the middle of the night: An 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Japan spawned a deadly tsunami, and it was racing east Friday as fast…

Hundreds dead as massive quake, tsunami hits Japan

Hundreds dead as massive quake, tsunami hits Japan

A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan’s eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while…

Ryan says GOP ready to cut Medicare, Social Security

Ryan says GOP ready to cut Medicare, Social Security

Republicans in charge of the House are facing two unappealing options on the budget. One is to lead with their chins and offer politically toxic cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and,…

Rep. Peter King opens his anti-Muslim sideshow

Rep. Peter King opens his anti-Muslim sideshow

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee is pressing forward with his public examination of Muslim extremism in America, pointing to his first, tense hearing on the subject as…

At least 32 dead in huge Japan quake

At least 32 dead in huge Japan quake

A powerful tsunami spawned by the largest earthquake in Japan‘s recorded history slammed the eastern coast Friday, sweeping away boats, cars, homes and people as widespread fires burned out of…

White House scrambles to offset Clapper’s gaffe

White House scrambles to offset Clapper’s gaffe

The government’s top intelligence official fumbled the Obama administration‘s message Thursday about embattled Moammar Gadhafi‘s fate, telling Congress that the Libyan leader will prevail in his fight with rebel forces…

Mike Huckabee: Winner or loser?

Mike Huckabee: Winner or loser?

Were Mike Huckabee‘s recent gaffes enough to doom any presidential ambitions he still harbors? A calculated play for the Republican Party‘s base? Somewhere in between? The former Arkansas governor, who…

Oil company CEO claims prices aren’t hurting economy

Oil company CEO claims prices aren’t hurting economy

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson said Wednesday he doesn’t think the recent jump in oil prices is hurting the U.S. economy — at least, not yet. The head of the…