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New footage: Rescue team searches NYC subway after 9/11

CBS News correspondent Bob Orr has obtained never before seen footage of firefighters searching for survivors in the subway lines below the World Trade Center. The video was captured by FEMA in the days following the September 11 attacks. Watch below:…

Michigan women gets 30 days in jail for throwing pie at Sen. Levin

A federal judge in Grand Rapids sentenced an antiwar activist and her accomplice to 30 days in jail for hitting Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) in the face with a dutch apple pie in August 2010. Ahlam Mohsen, 23, and Max Kantar, 24, were sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Court Judge…

U.S. worried sources at risk after WikiLeaks dump

WASHINGTON — The United States on Tuesday voiced renewed concern over the risks to individuals after the anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks made public more US diplomatic cables, many of which contained the names of sensitive sources. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland would not confirm the authenticity of the latest documents, but…

Obama: U.S. economy had a ‘heart attack’

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that the US economy had suffered a “heart attack” and survived but is not recuperating quickly enough, as he geared up to unveil a major jobs plan. Obama appeared on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” in what also appeared to be…

Developer fined for $60,000 in illegal contributions to Maryland Republicans

A Maryland real estate developer faces a $55,000 fine from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) after an investigation by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) found evidence that he was involved in a conduit contribution scheme. CREW filed a complaint with the FEC against developer Edward St. John…

Proposed abortion regulations may shutter Virginia clinics

The proposed new regulations for clinics that offer abortion services in Virginia may be the harshest in the country. The requirements are based on Virginia’s regulations for outpatient facilities and would require a costly remodel of most of the state’s 22 clinics where abortions are performed. Tarina Keen, executive director…

Entire Los Angeles porn industry shut down after actor tests HIV+

By Robert Johnson An unnamed adult film performer has tested positive for HIV causing a temporary shutdown of the Los Angeles adult film industry. According to The L.A. Times, the move was prompted by industry trade group the Free Speech Coalition while further testing is performed to confirm the results. The infected performer…

Obama sets Boehner straight on regulations

President Barack Obama dealt House Speaker John Boehner the latest blow Tuesday in the lawmakers’ war of words. In response to a letter Boehner sent Obama last week accusing the president of overreaching with “job-crushing” federal regulations, Obama sent his own letter chiding the speaker. “I agree that it is…

Congressional candidate’s partner faces deportation because of DOMA

When Mike Williams decided to run for Congress in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional district, he did it, he said, “to be a role model for the underprivileged — not just LGBT kids, but all the kids in Connecticut who don’t have the same opportunities they’re supposed to.” And then Williams found…

Bank of America kept AIG’s legal threat under wraps for months

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Top Bank of America Corp lawyers knew as early as January that American International Group Inc was prepared to sue the bank for more than $10 billion, seven months before the lawsuit was filed, according to sources familiar with the matter. Bank of America shares fell more than 20…

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