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Top priority for DHS pick: Vacancies not terrorism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's pick to be the Homeland Security secretary said Wednesday that filling key leadership vacancies and improving morale is more critical currently than the department's core counterterrorism mission.

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Apple wants $380M in patent trial with Samsung

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple demanded Wednesday that Samsung Electronics pay it $380 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features, as a billion-dollar patent fight between the world's two biggest smartphone makers resumed in a Silicon Valley courtroom.

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Air Force to look closer at nuke leader candidates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force will more carefully screen future candidates for nuclear commander positions as a result of the recent firing of the two-star general overseeing land-based nuclear missiles,, the general in charge of the service said Wednesday.

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Sub going to museum, but sailors stow its secrets

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — It could dive deeper than any other submarine, and when it reached the ocean floor, the one-of-a-kind Navy vessel could roll on wheels with lights illuminating the depths outside its window

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Warhol painting could set record for artist

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Records are meant to be broken, and they were with remarkable speed at Christie's auction house on Tuesday night.

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'Challenger Disaster' TV film stars William Hurt

NEW YORK (AP) — The watching world was horrified when, on Jan. 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded over Cape Canaveral, Fla., just seconds after liftoff. Seven crew members, including beloved Teacher-In-Space Christa McAuliffe, lost their lives and the manned space program was dealt a nearly mortal blow.

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The latest on deaths, damage in Philippine typhoon

Here are the latest casualty figures and damage reports from the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan. All figures are preliminary and based on national and regional government officials and media reports.

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US doctors urge wider use of cholesterol drugs

For decades, if you asked your doctor what your odds were of suffering a heart attack, the answer would turn on a number: your cholesterol level.

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