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EPA seeks to cut power plant carbon by 30 percent

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday will roll out a plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, setting the first national limits on the chief gas linked to global warming.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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Clues sought in deadly Massachusetts jet crash

BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — An airport employee watched as the Gulfstream jet raced past the end of a runway, plunged down an embankment and erupted in flames.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Katz dies at 72

 

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lewis Katz, a self-made man who built his fortune in New York parking lots, billboards and cable TV, and went on to buy the NBA's New Jersey Nets, NHL's New Jersey Devils and The Philadelphia Inquirer, died in a weekend plane crash. He was 72.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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'Brady Bunch' actress Ann B. Davis dies in Texas

 

Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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At D-Day's 70th, an overdue talk with a vet uncle

AMBLER, Pa. (AP) — My mother is the second-youngest of 14 children, and her five eldest siblings served overseas in World War II. They were our version of the famed Sullivan brothers, but with a happy ending: All made it home.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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US soldier released after 5 years of captivity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly five years after his capture by insurgents, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl climbed into an American helicopter. He took out a pen and wrote on a paper plate, "SF?" — asking the troops who had come to find him in eastern Afghanistan if they were U.S. special operations forces.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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Drug helps breast cancer patients keep fertility

CHICAGO (AP) — Doctors may have found a way to help young breast cancer patients avoid infertility caused by chemotherapy. Giving a drug to shut down the ovaries temporarily seems to boost the odds they will work after treatment ends, and it might even improve survival, a study found.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 May 2014

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Obama makes public health pitch for carbon rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — As governors, businesses and environmentalists brace for new limits on power plant pollution, President Barack Obama is casting his unprecedented effort to curb greenhouse gases as essential to protect the health and wellbeing of children.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 May 2014

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