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Hackers probably attacked companies beyond Target, report says
Hacking attacks like those that siphoned credit-card data from Target and Neiman Marcus are probably part of an unprecedented assault on a larger number of retailers, according to a security company working with the government.
VIDEO: Flu spreads across Midwest
Flu numbers are up for this time of year across Missouri, Illinois and other parts of the Midwest.
Abortion clinic buffer zone questioned by Supreme Court
U.S. Supreme Court justices Wednesday voiced doubt about a Massachusetts law that creates a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinic entrances in a case that tests the balance between speech rights and free access for patients.
In major shift, Washington residents strongly support legalizing marijuana
Support for legalizing marijuana has expanded dramatically in the nation's capital, with residents who were split evenly on the issue four years ago now favoring sales of the drug for personal use by a margin of almost two to one, according to a new Washington Post poll.
U.S. District judge rules Oklahoma gay marriage law unconstitutional
Oklahoma’s prohibition on gay marriage is unconstitutional, U.S. District Judge Terence Kern of Tulsa ruled today regarding Oklahoma’s law of marriage only between a man and a woman. A door has opened for Oklahoma’s gay couples who want the freedom of a same-sex marriage to be possible in their home state.
Although the door has opened for Oklahoma’s gay couples to marry, Kern’s ruling awaits appeal.
Study: Oklahoma oil production nearly doubles since 2010
Oklahoma oil production has nearly doubled and natural gas production has increased almost 50 percent since 2010, a new study finds.
Fred Morgan, president and CEO of the State Chamber of Oklahoma, said the RegionTrack report is intended to be a benchmark research document for state policymakers.
“This study clearly shows the importance of the oil and gas industry to the state in a way everyone can understand,” Morgan said.
Judge orders flea market Renoir back to Baltimore Museum of Art
A long-missing Renoir is headed back to the Baltimore Museum of Art, from which it had been stolen more than 60 years ago.
300,000 in W.Va. without drinkable water; no timeline for fix
There is no timeline for when 300,000 West Virginia residents can drink their tap water again, after thousands of gallons of unsafe chemicals leaked from a storage tank into the river that supplies water to households in nine counties.
Useless $350 million NASA space project mandated by Congress
NASA will complete a $350 million structure to test rocket engines at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi early this year. Then, it plans to mothball the 300- foot-high, steel-frame tower for the foreseeable future.
VIDEO: Fiery crash at gas station caught on camera
Surveillance video at a gas station in Walpole, Mass., captured a dramatic crash when a car veered into an attendant and struck a pump, igniting a fire. The attendant was taken to a nearby hospital.
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