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Pruitt: I was not aware of raise amounts

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before the House Energy and Commerce committee for a hearing on the agency's budget.

Explosion rocks Wisconsin refinery, at least 6 hurt

Several people have been injured in an explosion at a refinery in Wisconsin

'Oh! Susanna' songwriter's statue removed amid criticism

A 118-year-old statue of the "Oh! Susanna" songwriter has been removed from a Pittsburgh park after criticism that the work is demeaning because it includes a black man sitting at his feet, plucking a banjo.

Crews resume search for 5-year-old lost in…

Police in Maine say they've resumed the search for a 5-year-old boy lost in the frigid Androscoggin River, as locals bring flowers to the site where the boy and his brother fell into the river

Britain, France denounce Russian claim as 'stunt'

Britain, France denounce as stunt Russian move to produce Syrian witnesses to counter reports of chemical weapons attack

Conjoined twins separated at Houston hospital discharged

Twin girls born in 2016 conjoined at the chest and abdomen have been discharged from a Houston hospital more than three months after separation surgery

How to Kick Your Caffeine Dependence for Good

An estimated 64% of Americans drink coffee every day, according to data from the National Coffee Association

There's a Spike in Americans Stashing Cash Away…

Americans are really into stashing away money in checking accounts these days. But why? Buzz60's Nathan Rousseau Smith has the details.

The Latest: Dems blame Trump administration on…

White House doctor Ronny Jackson remains on the job, despite withdrawing from consideration as VA secretary

Anger over banks' gun policies snags $600M road plan

Louisiana's plans to finance about $600 million in interstate projects have gotten tied up in a dispute over moves by two banking giants to restrict gun sales by their business customers

Transforming robot unveiled in Japan

Japanese engineers create robot that transforms while passengers are on-board, in what they said is the first-ever such accomplishment in the history of robots.

Police: Man hit, killed after leaving car over road rage

Police in Virginia say a man who got out of his car in the middle of a highway because of a road rage incident was killed when a tractor-trailer ran him over

Armenian Lawmakers Will Vote For A New Prime…

Armenian lawmakers will vote for a new prime minister May 1 after former PM Serzh Sargsyan resigned Monday.

Why home prices are on a tear

Real estate prices posted an annual gain of 6.3% in February, and have been rising continuously for the past 70 months. Christine Romans explains why home prices are on an epic run.

UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before…

The UK parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook's response to allegations that data from millions of accounts was misused.

The Rise and Fall of Jai Alai

For much of the 20th century, jai alai dominated the Miami sports scene, attracting crowds as large as 15,000. Today, the sport is barely hanging on in America. So what happened? Here's the story.

Sheriff to suspect in deputy killing: 'Turn…

A Maine county sheriff on Thursday urged a man sought in the killing of a deputy to turn himself in and told a community to stay vigilant during a manhunt in what's believed to be the first killing of a law enforcement officer in Maine in nearly 30 years

Mental fitness hearing set for man who fled…

A court hearing is scheduled on whether a man is mentally fit to proceed with trial for escaping from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and flying to California

Shooting at apartment complex in Illinois leaves…

Police say two people are dead following a shooting at an apartment complex in central Illinois