WASHINGTON - Republican senators plan to delay a vote on healthcare legislation in an effort to avert a potentially disastrous defeat.
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In disaster's wake, BP doubles down on deepwater despite surging shale
About 300 BP workers commute 150 miles here by helicopter, from the Louisiana coast to a deep-sea drilling platform that can produce more oil in a day than a West Texas rig can pump in a year.
Google faces years of EU oversight on top of record antitrust fine
Beyond a headline-grabbing 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) fine EU antitrust regulators have leveled against Google, the internet giant is likely to be shackled for years by Tuesday's precedent-setting decision defining the company as a monopoly.
Supreme Court tosses ruling against religious school subsidies
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a lower court's ruling prohibiting the use of public funds to pay for children to attend private religious schools, a day after it issued a major ruling narrowing the separation of church and state.
In Mosul's Old City, Iraqi soldiers on foot fight last pocket of Islamic State
Peering through a lookout hole at the Mosul frontline on Tuesday, Iraqi soldiers clad in black uniforms surveyed the last remaining patch of land controlled by Islamic State in the city's historic center.
Venezuela's Maduro warns of war if 'revolution' toppled
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro warned on Tuesday that he and supporters would take up arms if his socialist government was violently overthrown by opponents who have been on the streets protesting for three months.
California to list herbicide as cancer-causing; Monsanto vows fight
Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) said on Monday.
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