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'Bridgegate' scandal threatens next World Trade Center tower 6:44am EDT

NEW YORK - The "Bridgegate" scandal that rocked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration earlier this year is threatening a deal that would allow developer Larry Silverstein to finish building the next World Trade Center skyscraper.

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California congressman woos Sriracha pepper sauce factory after odor complaints heat up

LOS ANGELES - A U.S. congressman from a Los Angeles community is seeking to lure the factory that makes the bestselling Sriracha-brand hot pepper sauce to his district after residents in its current location complained about the smell.

U.S., 12:48am EDT

Colorado lawmakers move to tighten edible marijuana laws

DENVER - Colorado lawmakers are moving to tighten laws governing the sale of marijuana-infused edibles, an issue that has gained attention following two deaths possibly linked to the ingestion of cannabis products, the measures' main sponsor said on Tuesday.

U.S., 22 Apr 2014

U.S. official responsible for reforming Medicare is leaving post

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Tuesday announced the departure of the top health official responsible for reforming Medicare under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law.

22 Apr 2014

New Jersey governor's press aide subpoenaed in 'Bridgegate' probe

- A New Jersey legislative panel investigating the "Bridgegate" traffic scandal subpoenaed the press spokesman to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and three other officials on Tuesday.

22 Apr 2014