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Ex-BP Engineer's Retrial Postponed

Posted: 07/22/2014 - The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier conviction.

Big Issues Loom for Congress as Aug. Recess Nears

Posted: 07/22/2014 - Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Heat advisory issued for much of Oklahoma

Posted: 07/22/2014 - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through late Wednesday for much of the state as stifling heat and humidity continue to affect Oklahoma this week.

Federal Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

Posted: 07/22/2014 - A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

Better Weather to Aid in Washington Wildfire Fight

Posted: 07/21/2014 - A complex of fires in north-central Washington had burned about 379 square miles, making it the largest wildfire in the state since record-keeping started. Fire spokesman Andrew Sanbri says calmer winds and cooler temperatures are allowing firefighters to go on the offensive. The fire is just 2 percent contained.

Afghan Vet Who Fought Wounded Gets Medal of Honor

Posted: 07/21/2014 - Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn't heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan.

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Exxon Mobil Says it'll Follow New Anti-Bias Rules

Posted: 07/22/2014 - Exxon Mobil Corp. says it will comply with new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, but isn't saying whether it will formalize that wording in its corporate policies.

General: Guard to Take Observation Role at Border

Posted: 07/22/2014 - A top National Guard general says most of the 1,000 troops heading to South Texas will take up observation positions along the border and detain people only if they interfere with their mission.

Perry Sending National Guard Troops to Border

Posted: 07/21/2014 - Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally.

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