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Beating tax cheats key to Italy's recovery

Posted 11/14/2012 in National

Good plumbers may be worth their weight in gold, but when one was spotted zipping around in a bright red Ferrari, Italian tax police were fast on his trail.

 

Most in US won't be able to escape 'fiscal cliff'

Posted 11/13/2012 in National

Everyone who pays income tax -- and some who don't --will feel it.

 

 

Israel considers resumption of Gaza assassinations

Posted 11/13/2012 in National

Israel is considering resuming its contentious practice of assassinating militant leaders in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip in an effort to halt intensified rocket attacks on Israel's south, according to defense officials.

 

Superstorm priorities for some include saving pets

Posted 11/13/2012 in National

Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves -- and for their pets, said owners, who recounted tales of a dog swimming through flooded streets and extra food left behind for a tarantula no one was willing to take in.

 

More women have driver's licenses than men in US

Posted 11/13/2012 in National

Women have passed men on the nation's roads. More women than men now have driver's licenses, a reversal of a longtime gender gap behind the wheel that transportation researchers say is likely to have safety and economic implications.

 

Search for cause of deadly Indianapolis explosion continues

Posted 11/12/2012 in National

The blast was so loud it woke people as far as three miles away, triggering thoughts of a plane crash or earthquake.

Deficit cutters look to Pentagon budget

Posted 11/12/2012 in National

One war is done, another is winding down and the calls to cut the deficit are deafening. The military, a beneficiary of robust budgets for more than a decade, is coming to grips with a new reality -- fewer dollars.

New Orleans streetcars to get Super Bowl debut

Posted 11/12/2012 in National

With the Super Bowl less than three months away, New Orleans is rushing to lay streetcar tracks through one of its busiest corridors to connect by trolley the Louisiana Superdome and the French Quarter.

On the streets of Athens, racist attacks increase

Posted 11/12/2012 in National

The attack came seemingly out of nowhere. As the 28-year-old Bangladeshi man dug around trash bins one recent afternoon for scrap metal, two women and a man set upon him with a knife. He screamed as he fell. Rushed to the hospital, he was treated for a gash to the back of his thigh.

 

Aging drivers present new transportation challenge

Posted 11/9/2012 in National

Baby boomers started driving at a young age and became more mobile than any generation before or since. They practically invented the two-car family and escalated traffic congestion when women began commuting to work. Now, 8,000 of them are turning 65 every day, and those retirements could once again reshape the nation's transportation.

 

 

Iran bans 'luxury' imports as sanctions bite

Posted 11/9/2012 in National

Iran's sanctions-fighting "resistance economy" suddenly got a lot leaner, less flashy and perhaps a bit more uncomfortable.

 

 

Giffords faces shooter for first time in court

Posted 11/9/2012 in National

The pain was palpable, measured in silent stares in the courtroom between an emotionless murderer and wounded former congresswoman who looked her attempted killer in the eyes for the first time since he shot her in the head.

 

 

AP sources: Navy SEALs punished for secrets breach

Posted 11/9/2012 in National

Seven members of the secretive Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for disclosing classified information, senior Navy officials said Thursday.

 

 

Here comes marijuana tourism?

Posted 11/9/2012 in National

Hit the slopes -- and then a bong?

 

 

Obama's health care overhaul turns into a sprint

Posted 11/8/2012 in National

Its place assured alongside Medicare and Medicaid, President Barack Obama's health care law is now in a sprint to the finish line, with just 11 months to go before millions of uninsured people can start signing up for coverage.

 

 

Scientology makes few waves in Israel

Posted 11/8/2012 in National

The Church of Scientology has apparently found one place where its presence doesn't set off alarms, protests and demonstrations, and that place is one of the world's most religiously fraught countries -- Israel.

 

 

Obama, GOP leaders prepare to negotiate budget deal

Posted 11/8/2012 in National

Taking little time to celebrate, President Barack Obama is setting out to leverage his re-election into legislative success in an upcoming showdown with congressional Republicans over taxes, deficits and the impending "fiscal cliff."

 

 

Man to be sentenced for mass shooting in Tucson

Posted 11/8/2012 in National

The man who pleaded guilty in the Arizona shooting rampage will be sentenced Thursday for the attack that left six people dead and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 12 others.

 

 

Seemingly endless Wis. election cycle eases to end

Posted 11/8/2012 in National

Candidates approving this message have been at it for two years in Wisconsin, along with the robocalls, angry commercials, emails begging for campaign donations and glossy political mail.

 

Obama faces urgent task in second term

Posted 11/7/2012 in National

President Barack Obama faces a new, urgent task now that he has a second term -- working with a status-quo Congress to address an impending financial crisis economists say could plunge the country into further recession if not resolved.

 

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