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Poll: Spitzer has big lead in NYC comptroller race

08/30/2013 9:01am
A day after one poll showed Eliot Spitzer in a tie with rival Scott Stringer in the Democratic primary for New York City comptroller, another has the disgraced former governor sporting a sizeable lead.

Millions left in American Indian farmer settlement

08/30/2013 10:42am
It's an unusual twist for Washington these days: There's money left over from a $680 million settlement the federal government awarded American Indian farmers in 2010 after decades of discrimination.

NYC brings back old lever-style voting machines

08/30/2013 11:37am
Voters in New York City's upcoming primary will be making choices for the city's future by going back to its past.

Court rules against disclosure of WH visitor list

08/30/2013 2:29pm
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that White House visitor logs for the president and most of his staff are not public information subject to disclosure requirements of the Freedom of Information Act.

Institute: NKorea expanding rocket launch site

08/30/2013 2:58pm
New satellite imagery shows North Korea is conducting major new construction to expand facilities at a launch site where it fired a rocket into orbit last December, a U.S. research institute said Friday.

Iowa board votes to bar abortion pill system

08/30/2013 3:51pm
Iowa's medical board moved Friday to end a rare system in which doctors use a video-conferencing system to distribute abortion-inducing pills to patients at clinics in remote areas across the state.