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Penny Pritzker nominated for US commerce secretary

Penny Pritzker, billionaire heiress to Hyatt Hotels, was nominated by President Obama as commerce secretary.

Cuba to remain on terrorist sponsor list, State Department says

Cuba will remain on the states that sponsor terrorism list the State Department reaffirmed Wednesday.

One World Trade Center's final spire will be raised another day

The new One World Trade Center building in New York City won't receive its final spire on Monday due to inclement weather — the finishing touch that will render the edifice the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere when it's attached.

Iran scientist released after a year in US custody

The Oman government announced Friday that it had secured the release of an Iranian scientist detained in the US for over a year.

US military is training warriors to fight in cyberspace

Cyber warriors have become an increasingly vital part of the US military.

Soul-searching begins as Boston bombing suspect remains in hospital

The soul-searching began in earnest after the 19-year-old was captured Friday evening in a Boston suburb, just minutes after a lockdown was lifted.

Suspect arrested in Obama ricin letter case

Paul Kevin Curtis, a Mississippi man, was arrested Wednesday in connection with a letter filled with the poison ricin sent to President Barack Obama and others.

Jay-Z, Beyoncé visit to Cuba stirs controversy

Beyoncé and Jay-Z stirred controversy recently after the couple was spotted celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary in Cuba.

Budget cuts close down 149 air traffic towers in the US

Recent US budget cuts have forced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to close 149 air traffic towers around the country.

North Dakota moves to outlaw abortion making life begin at conception

The North Dakota legislature passed a bill that defines life as beginning at conception.
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