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(Undated) -- The cost of filling up keeps going up in most of the U.S. Gas prices around the country rose almost two cents in the last two weeks. The Lundberg survey says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is three-dollars-70-cents. The survey says higher demand...
(Chicago, IL) -- Metra train service on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line is suspended until further notice this morning. A freight train hit a bridge and littered the tracks with debris. Authorities say commuters who usually travel on BNSF should use the Milwaukee West or...
(New York, NY) -- New York Senator Chuck Schumer is warning that World Cup fans could carry a mosquito-borne illness back to the U.S. from Brazil. It's called Chikungunya Disease, or Chik-V, for short and causes fever, severe pain and arthritic symptoms. It's spread by...
(Fillmore, CA) -- The search for a missing California firefighter is being scaled back. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean announced Sunday afternoon they would be dialing back efforts to locate Michael Herdman after more than seven days of searching rugged terrain near Fillmore...
(Baghdad) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is in Baghdad to meet with Iraq's Prime Minister amid a growing insurgency. Kerry is expected to press Iraq's leaders to form a more inclusive government that could help ease sectarian tensions. Meanwhile, on Sunday Iran condemned U.S...
(Atlanta, GA) -- The head of the bioterror lab for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is out. The Reuters news agency reports the CDC has reassigned Michael Farrell after more than 80 scientists and staff in the Bioterror Rapid Response lab were potentially exposed...
(Chicago, IL) -- The State Department is reporting a successful test of a missile defense system managed by Boeing. The military 's Ground-based Midcourse Defense System provides the only defense for the U.S. against long-range ballistic missiles.
(Washington, DC) -- A U.S. Supreme Court justice says labeling people or groups in legal decisions isn't a good idea. Sonia Sotomayor told ABC's "This Week" she doesn't use the term "illegal aliens" in her decisions. She says many immigrants who come to the U.S. illegally are...
(Undated) -- Another round of primary elections will be held in several states tomorrow. Mississippi Republicans will decide the fate of veteran Senator Thad Cochran who is in a hotly-contested runoff with Tea Party favorite Chris McDaniel. Another hot race is happening in...