New York Times
Obama Looks to Baucus to Serve as China Ambassador
President Barack Obama is looking to the Senate again to fill a top diplomatic post, with Democratic officials saying he intends to nominate six-term Sen. Max Baucus of Montana to be the next U.S. ambassador to China. Baucus, who announced earlier this ...
Senate's Max Baucus Said to Be Obama Pick for Envoy to China (1)
Sen. Max Baucus to be named ambassador to China: officials
Obama to pick Sen. Max Baucus as ambassador to China, officials say
Ga. woman claims 1 of 2 winning lottery tickets
ATLANTA (AP) — On her way to work, Ira Curry heard on the radio that one of the winning lottery ticket numbers was her family's lucky No. 7. She called home, her daughter checked the ticket and in an instant, Curry was a multi-millionaire. Curry came forward ...
On her way to work, Georgia woman realizes she has won the $636 million ...
Georgia Jackpot Winner a Bronx Native: Report
Bronx native announced as one of two Mega Millions winners
Virginia leads national trend in decline of death penalty
Once entrenched as second only to Texas in its use of the death penalty, Virginia has dramatically scaled back the number of executions it has performed in recent years — a trend that seems unlikely to change amid a national downturn in the use of capital ...
US executions continued to decline in 2013
Number of executions and new death sentences decline
Death penalty in the United States gradually declining
Barack Obamas NSA fine-print problem
An independent panel's call for major changes to the nation's surveillance programs ups the pressure on President Barack Obama to back serious reforms. But the big changes the committee is calling for may be less vexing for Obama than one painful, ...
5 major NSA spying task force recommendations
White House review panel proposes curbs on some NSA programs
Task force urges limit on NSA snooping
1000 firefighters battling Big Sur blaze
Seattle Post Intelligencer
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Officials are hopeful that a late fall wildfire in California's Big Sur region will soon be fully contained, after the flames destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced about 100 people to flee. As of Wednesday night, the fire had charred ...
Big Sur blaze now 74 percent contained, officials say