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New EPA chief: Climate controls will help economy

07/30/2013 11:33am
President Barack Obama's top environmental official wasted no time Tuesday taking on opponents of the administration's plan to crack down on global warming pollution.

Quinn: It would be 'cheeky' to tell rival to quit

07/30/2013 12:06pm
New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn says it would be "a little cheeky" to tell an opponent to quit the race.

Coalition formed to oppose Spitzer's NYC campaign

07/30/2013 12:28pm
Business leaders, women's groups and labor unions have joined forces in an effort to convince voters that former governor Eliot Spitzer would be a poor choice for New York City comptroller.

US hopes trade talks will spur changes in Europe

07/30/2013 1:19pm
The U.S. hopes negotiations for a free trade deal with the European Union will drive growth-oriented reforms in the EU economy, the top American trade official said Tuesday.

WikiLeaks on Manning verdict: 'Extremism'

07/30/2013 3:50pm
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange branded Pfc. Bradley Manning's espionage conviction Tuesday an episode of "national security extremism" while other supporters expressed relief that he was acquitted of the most serious charge. Among Manning's critics, House intelligence officials said justice was served.

New York City mayoral candidates woo Latino voters

07/30/2013 5:30pm
Hispanics could make up nearly a quarter of potential voters in the city's mayoral election, and polls suggest their vote is still very much up for grabs.

Council: San Diego mayor must pay own legal fees

07/30/2013 9:34pm
The San Diego City Council has voted unanimously to deny a request to cover legal expenses in a sexual harassment suit against embattled Mayor Bob Filner.