Smoke at L'Enfant plaza station in Washington leaves 1 dead, 84 injured

A spokeswoman for the metro system in Washington, D.C., says one person has died after smoke forced the evacuation of one of the U.S. capital's busiest downtown stations.

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Is moon mining economically feasible?

The moon may offer pay dirt with a rewarding mother lode of resources, a celestial gift that is literally up for grabs.

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Paul Ryan says he is not running for president in 2016

Wisconsin GOP Rep. Paul Ryan, one of the party’s young conservative stars, said Monday he won’t run for president in 2016.

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Dems change tune after mocking GOP for ‘drill, baby, drill’

Back when gas topped $4 a gallon, Republicans chanted "drill, baby, drill' at rallies across the country -- arguing more domestic drilling would increase supplies, reduce dependence on foreign oil and boost the U.S. economy.

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Justices appear to favor small Arizona church in fight over sign law

A small church in a Phoenix suburb appeared likely Monday to win its Supreme Court dispute over a local ordinance that puts limits on roadside signs that direct people to Sunday services.

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