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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) -- As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution....

Analysis: Clinton drama hangs over GOP lawsuit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily....

Obama, European leaders hold joint call on Ukraine
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and European leaders are conferring about next steps for dealing with the crisis in Ukraine....

5 things to know about coal trade, global warming
As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue:...

AP PHOTOS: Coal-exporting town fights rising seas
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Norfolk is trapped between the causes and consequences of global warming....

Hamas leader Meshaal demands end to occupation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The leader of Hamas is demanding anew that Israel end its occupation of Gaza and the West Bank....

Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad....

Obama practically weepy at Malia going to college
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind....

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. has released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists has crossed the border....

Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises....

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In this May 22, 2014, photo, a ship is docked at Norfolk Southern's Lamberts Point coal terminal as a man plays golf in Norfolk, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, where they could create even more pollution. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

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