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Man’s best friend for mad dog from hell?

Man’s best friend for mad dog from hell?

Man’s best friend may be a formidable enemy to wildlife, a Utah State University biologist says in a newly published paper that tracks the harmful effects of loose dogs on…

America fights its own Super Bowl of Snow

America fights its own Super Bowl of Snow

Unrelenting winter storms have left a chilled New England in a white maze, with growing mounds of snow and ice creating formidable public safety concerns. The barrage of winter weather…

Kansas prison plans big Super Bowl pizza party

Kansas prison plans big Super Bowl pizza party

The Super Bowl and pizza go hand-in-hand, sometimes even for people in prison. On Sunday before the big game, Pizza Hut will deliver 942 large pizzas to the Hutchinson Correctional…

Obama to Mubarak: Hit the road Jack

Obama to Mubarak: Hit the road Jack

President Barack Obama said Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak should do the statesmanlike thing and make a quick handoff to a more representative government. Translation: Don’t let the door hit you on…

Ron Reagan: Sarah Palin is just one big soap opera

Ron Reagan: Sarah Palin is just one big soap opera

Sarah Palin is honoring one Reagan and offending another with the same speech. The former Alaska governor is scheduled to speak in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Friday at a tribute…

Heath care fraud now has a face

Heath care fraud now has a face

Health care fraud used to be a faceless crime — until now. Medicare and Medicaid scams cost taxpayers more than $60 billion a year, but the average bank holdup is…

Is Egypt another U.S. intelligence failure?

Is Egypt another U.S. intelligence failure?

U.S. intelligence agencies are drawing criticism from the Oval Office and Capitol Hill that they failed to warn of revolts in Egypt and the downfall of an American ally in…

Warning signs ignored in Fort Hood shootings

Warning signs ignored in Fort Hood shootings

Federal authorities ignored warnings that could have prevented a 2009 massacre at an Army base, two U.S. senators said in a report on Thursday that outlined intelligence failures similar to…

The cost-cutting battles begin

The cost-cutting battles begin

Congressional Republicans say they want to cut federal spending by raiding $45 billion from President Barack Obama‘s politically unpopular economic stimulus program. But they won’t be able to get their…

Jobs report should show modest gains

Jobs report should show modest gains

Economic growth is gaining momentum, with factories busy and service firms expanding, but one critical area still lags: job creation. The Labor Department will issue its January jobs report Friday,…