Brian Naylor

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Burst Oil Pipeline In California Severely Corroded, Investigators Say

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The pipeline that ruptured and spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil along the California coastline near Santa Barbara last month was badly corroded, according to federal investigators.

The Pipeline And Hazardous Materials Safety Administration says preliminary findings indicate the pipeline was "experiencing active external corrosion," and that ...

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NFL To Stream Online-Only Game For The First Time This Fall

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

The NFL, long a mainstay of network TV, will be coming to more screens this fall. The league announced that it is partnering with Yahoo to live-stream the October 25 game between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars.

It's the first time the NFL will stream an Internet-only game (although ...

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Lincoln Chafee's Improbable Quest For The White House

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Lincoln Chafee has been a Republican U.S. senator and an independent governor and now is taking a shot at the presidency, as a Democrat.

Chafee announced his bid in a speech in Arlington, Va., at George Mason University on Wednesday. In his speech, Chafee said, "I enjoy challenges, and certainly ...

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Stanley Cup: Chicago Scores Twice In Final Minutes To Defeat Tampa Bay

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Updated at 12:32 a.m. ET

The Stanley Cup final, pro hockey's championship series (for those who don't closely follow winter sports, and wait — it's June!) got underway last night in Tampa, Fla. The Chicago Blackhawks, one of the NHL's original six teams, defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, one of ...

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Senate Panel Says Obama Administration Lacks Watchdogs

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Would a permanent inspector general at the U.S. State Department have flagged then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private account for her e-mails? That was one of the questions raised at a Senate panel hearing on the lack of permanent inspectors general in the Obama administration.

Inspectors general ...

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American Freelance Journalist Released By Rebels In Yemen

Monday, June 01, 2015

An American freelance journalist who had been held by Houthi rebels in Yemen has been freed. The U.S. State Department says Casey Coombs is now in Oman, where he is undergoing a medical evaluation. Coombs had been reporting for The Intercept website and was one of a number of Americans ...

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Supreme Court Rules For Woman Denied Abercrombie & Fitch Job Over Headscarf

Monday, June 01, 2015

Updated at 1:30 p.m. ET

The Supreme Court has ruled 8-1 in favor of a young Muslim woman who was denied a job at Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a headscarf.

Samantha Elauf had applied for the sales job in Tulsa, Okla., in 2008 and was recommended for ...

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S.C. Sen. Lindsey Graham Joins Battle For Republican Nomination

Monday, June 01, 2015

Three-term U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has become the latest entrant into the GOP presidential field, announcing his candidacy Monday in his hometown of Central, S.C.

"I want to be president to protect our nation that we all love so much. So get ready. I'm ready," he told supporters. "I want ...

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Former House Speaker Hastert Indicted In Probe Into $3.5M In Withdrawals

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Chicago. The Illinois Republican, 73, is charged with trying to evade cash withdrawal requirements, and with lying to the FBI about it.

According to the U.S. attorney's office, Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million ...

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FCC Chairman Wants To Help Low-Income Americans Afford Broadband

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A government program called Lifeline subsidizes basic phone service for low-income people. Now, the head of the Federal Communications Commission also wants to use the program to pay for broadband Internet connections, which many poor people lack.

When it comes to the Internet, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says there are ...

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FCC Proposes Expansion Of Lifeline Program To Include Internet

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The government currently subsidizes phone service for low-income Americans, and now the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing to extend that benefit to Internet service.

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U.S. Finalizes Rules To Protect Rivers, Streams From Pollution

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Obama administration announced new clean water rules today that it says will protect sources of drinking water for 117 million Americans, rules welcomed by environmental groups, but bitterly opposed by congressional Republicans and farm state democrats.

The rules clarify which waterways fall under the Clean Water Act.

President ...

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More Severe Storms Possible For Flood-Hit Texas

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Updated at 2:45 p.m. ET

Residents of southeastern Texas woke up Wednesday morning to another flash-flood warning, as a new round of thunderstorms rumbled across parts of the already flood-soaked state.

The National Weather Service forecasts more storms for Wednesday across the region, some of them possibly severe.

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IRS Reports Theft Of More Than 100,000 Taxpayers' Information

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The IRS reports the theft of tax information through online fraud. The agency says it will give the 100,000 taxpayers affected free credit monitoring services.

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Malaysia Airlines Plans To Cut A Third Of Its Workforce

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Malaysia Airlines, which last year had one of its planes disappear off the face of the earth and another shot down over Ukraine, is about to undergo an overhaul — one that means layoffs for as many as one-third of its 20,000 employees.

In an interview with Reuters, the ...

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U.S. Releases Documents Seized From Osama Bin Laden's Compound

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Updated at 2:20 p.m. ET

Intelligence officials on Wednesday released a trove of newly declassified documents, books and magazines found during the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. They're calling it "Bin Laden's Bookshelf."

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence says the ...

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FTC And States Sue Sham Cancer Charities

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Four cancer "charities" and their operators have been charged with bilking more than $187 million from consumers. The Federal Trade Commission, along with each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, says the charities claimed to be providing assistance to cancer patients, but the donations were in ...

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Plan Bee: White House Unveils Strategy To Protect Pollinators

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

There is a buzz in the air in Washington, and it's about honeybees. Concerned about an alarming decline in honeybee colonies, the Obama administration has released a National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators.

NPR's Dan Charles says the strategy, despite its rather bureaucratic ...

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President Gets His Own Twitter Account: 'It's Barack. Really'

Monday, May 18, 2015

Obama's bio on @POTUS says he is "Dad, husband and 44th President of the United States."

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Train Derailment Highlights Amtrak's Infrastructure Needs

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Amtrak was created in the 1970s to allow several private railroads to get out of the passenger business. Experts say that while its safety record is generally good, it needs upgrading.

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