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1 World Trade Center named as tallest US building

CHICAGO (AP) — The new World Trade Center tower in New York will replace Chicago's Willis Tower as the nation's tallest building when it is completed next year, an international panel of architects announced Tuesday.

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Obama faces worry at home, abroad over Iran talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's hopes for a nuclear deal with Iran now depend in part on his ability to keep a lid on both hard-liners on Capitol Hill and anxious allies abroad, including Israel, the Gulf states and even France.

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US stocks fall as earnings disappoint

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell back from record levels Tuesday as investors reacted to some disappointing company earnings.

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Seat belts on commercial buses delayed 45 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a drunken driver on a California highway slammed into a bus carrying passengers to Las Vegas, killing 19, investigators said a lack of seat belts contributed to the high death toll. But 45 years later, safety advocates are still waiting for the government to act on seat belts and other measures to protect bus passengers.

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Typhoon highlights weak Philippine infrastructure

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Under a reforming president, the Philippines emerged as a rising economic star in Asia but the trail of death and destruction left by Typhoon Haiyan has highlighted a key weakness: fragile and patchy infrastructure after decades of neglect and corruption.

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Tons of aid in Philippines, but not where needed

 

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — The day after Typhoon Haiyan struck the eastern Philippine coast, a team of 15 doctors and logistics experts was ready to fly here to the worst-hit city to help. On Tuesday, five days into what could be the country's deadliest disaster, they were still waiting to leave.

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Medicaid is health overhaul's early success story

WASHINGTON (AP) — The underdog of government health care programs is emerging as the rare early success story of President Barack Obama's technologically challenged health overhaul.

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US Postal Service wins Amazon Sunday deliveries

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is rolling out Sunday package delivery as part of a new deal with the U.S. Postal Service.

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