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California looks to curb methane emissions

WASHINGTON -- Pressure is growing on regulators in California and Washington, D.C., to crack down on methane, a greenhouse gas that's 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide and is accelerating the warming of the planet.

Methane, the main ...

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DALLAS -- Dallas County officials on Monday expressed relief with the end of Ebola monitoring for most of the first group of 48 people who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the virus on Oct. 8.

"Today is a milestone day, it...

Guilty plea in murder of woman, 95

PHILADELPHIA -- A Philadelphia man will spend the next 28 to 56 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to fatally injuring a 95-year-old woman after breaking into her home and demanding sex.

Hector "Tito" DeJesus, 43, pleaded guilty to ...