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  Global warming has ignited a rush to exploit Arctic resources — and Greenpeace is determined to thwart that stampede. Employing the same daredevil tactics it has used against nuclear testing or commercial whaling, the environmental group is...

In Arctic, Greenpeace picks new fight with old foe

Updated: 8/29/2012 10:22 AM

  The U.S. economy grew at a tepid 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, suggesting growth will stay weak in the second half of the year.

U.S. economy grew at 1.7 percent rate in 2nd quarter

Updated: 8/29/2012 10:22 AM

  Americans signed the most contracts to buy homes in July than at any other point in the last two years, further evidence of a housing recovery. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its index of sales agreements for previously...

Contracts to buy U.S. homes hit 2-year high in July

Updated: 8/29/2012 10:34 AM

  Well driller Randy Gebke usually uses a geology database and other high-tech tools to figure out where to sink new water wells for clients. But if asked, he'll grab two wires, walk across the property, waiting for the wires to cross to find a place...

In drought, drillers offering even water witching

Updated: 8/29/2012 10:09 AM

  Illinois is going to sell Powerball lottery tickets on the Internet, and at least one lawmaker predicts a big payday. Sen. Jeff Schoenberg says online sales could produce an additional $25 million a year for state government.

Illinois to sell Powerball lottery tickets online

Updated: 8/29/2012 10:24 AM

  A second forensic pathologist has testified for the defense at Drew Peterson's trial, saying he believes the former Illinois police officer's third wife died in an accidental fall in her bathtub.

2nd pathologist: Peterson wife's death accidental

Updated: 8/29/2012 10:24 AM

  Vice President Joe Biden is set to make a campaign stop in Wisconsin this weekend. Gillian Morris is a spokeswoman for President Barack Obama's campaign in Wisconsin. She says Biden is slated to appear in Green Bay on Sunday. She had no additional...

VP Biden set to visit Wisconsin next week

Updated: 8/29/2012 10:24 AM

  LONDON - Thousands of people have lined British streets to welcome the Paralympic flame as it arrives in London ahead of the games' opening ceremony.

Crowds welcome Paralympic torch to London

Updated: 8/29/2012 09:35 AM

  SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Officials say stray dogs entered the Sarajevo zoo, killed four kangaroos and injured another before guards could chase them away.

Stray dogs kill 4 kangaroos in Bosnia zoo

Updated: 8/29/2012 09:34 AM

  VIENNA - The U.N. nuclear agency has created a special Iran Task Force of nuclear weapons experts, intelligence analysts and other specialists focused on probing allegations that Tehran has been - or is - secretly working on developing atomic arms,...

IAEA establishes Iran Task Force

Updated: 8/29/2012 09:34 AM

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