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  • Evidence links child remains to Fla. toddler home ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A medical examiner found evidence among a child's remains that link them to the home of a missing toddler, the county sheriff said Friday, offering the strongest indication yet that the remains may be those of Caylee Anthony.

    December 12, 2008

  • White House, Congress near deal on auto bailout WASHINGTON (AP) — A government “car czar” with the power to force U.S. automakers into bankruptcy would dole out $15 billion in emergency loans to the failing industry under an emerging deal between the White House and congressional Democrats.

    December 10, 2008

  • Embattled Ill. gov. could still fill Senate seat CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich could still appoint someone to fill Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate seat despite charges that he tried to barter it away for cash or a plum job in what prosecutors call “a political corruption crime spree.”

    December 10, 2008

  • 9/11 suspects ask to make ‘confessions’ at Gitmo GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — The alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and four co-defendants told a military judge Monday they want to immediately confess at their war-crimes tribunal, setting up likely guilty pleas and their possible executions.

    December 9, 2008

  • Pelosi likes idea of ‘car czar’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Tense talks are continuing on a bill to provide financial aid to the auto industry as the White House pushes tougher consequences than congressional Democrats embrace for failure by the carmakers to bring costs under control.

    December 9, 2008

  • Obama warns economy to worsen before it improves WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Barack Obama wants to make something very clear: The economy is not going to immediately recover when he takes his oath of office, but he has a plan to get the country moving.

    December 8, 2008

  • McCain to speak at Texas Tech commencement LUBBOCK — Former presidential candidate Sen. John McCain will speak at Texas Tech University’s Graduate School commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday, at the United Spirit Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave.

    December 8, 2008

  • Oldest Minnesotan, third in world dies at 114 NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — A woman who was the oldest Minnesotan on record has died at age 114.

    December 8, 2008

  • Big Bend Ranch State Park buys 7,000 acres PRESIDIO (AP) — State parks officials have completed a deal to acquire about 7,000 acres of land inside the Big Bend Ranch State Park, officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and The Nature Conservancy of Texas announced Tuesday.

    December 2, 2008

  • Obama filling out next Cabinet in record speed WASHINGTON (AP) _ President-elect Barack Obama is filling his Cabinet at record speed, choosing loyal friends and one-time foes to guide his wartime foreign policy decisions.

    December 1, 2008

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