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US House passes $17b veterans healthcare bill



US resupplies Israel with munitions as Gaza offensive rages

The United States has allowed Israel, waging an offensive in the Gaza Strip, to tap a local U. S. arms stockpile in the past week to resupply it with...

US economy back on track with strong second-quarter rebound

The U. S. economy rebounded sharply in the second quarter as consumers stepped up spending and businesses restocked, putting it on course to close out the...

Israeli strikes hit UN school, Gaza shopping area

Savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza as the conflict enters its fourth week. A U. N. aid agency spokesman says Israeli tank...

Bank of America ordered to pay $1.27b for 'Hustle' fraud

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Bank of America Corp to pay a $1.27 billion (£750.75 million) penalty for fraud over shoddy mortgages sold by...

More than 150 feared dead in India monsoon landslide

The death toll from a major landslide Wednesday in western India was expected to exceed 150, a health official said, after heavy monsoon rains sent mud and...

Probe exposes flaws behind rollout

Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall,...

Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading...

Killer of Kelsey Grammer's sister denied parole

A man who raped and killed Kelsey Grammer's sister nearly 40 years ago has been denied parole after the actor testified against his release.