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US blacklists 4 members of Japan crime syndicate

12/19/2013 10:01am
The U.S. has blacklisted four senior members of a Japanese crime syndicate in an effort to disrupt illicit activities and undermine their financial stability.

6 states receive $280M in early learning grants

12/19/2013 12:45pm
Six states were announced Thursday as winners of a combined $280 million in government grants to improve early learning programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Pakistan protests may make US fly war cargo out

12/19/2013 1:16pm
U.S. officials, frustrated that hundreds of military shipments heading out of Afghanistan have been stopped on the land route through Pakistan because of anti-American protests, face the possibility of flying out equipment at an additional cost of $1 billion.

FDA to make food safety rules more farmer-friendly

12/19/2013 1:24pm
The Food and Drug Administration says it will revise sweeping food safety rules proposed earlier this year after farmers complained the rules could hurt business.

Gov't offers a stopgap health insurance option

12/19/2013 8:41pm
The Obama administration is trying avoid making more bad news over the rollout of the president's health care law.