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Mueller reported to give Barr three weeks' heads-up that he would not make a conclusion on Trump obstruction of justice. Also on the Tuesday rundown: Poverty figures into student literacy. Plus, natural-gas waste is higher than average on Navajo lands.

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Archive: July 29, 2015

Texans urged to be prepared for hurricane season. Credit: NASA.

AUSTIN, Texas - With more than four months left in this year's hurricane season, the state Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans that now is the time to review emergency plans. DPS Sgt. Lonny Haschel said it's important to make plans before a hurricane or tropical storm enters the Gulf. ...Read More

Photo of a wreck on I-10 near Quartzite. Credit: courtesy Arizona Department of Public Safety.

PHOENIX - Traffic deaths in Arizona are up 35 percent compared with the first half of last year, and the Department of Public Safety says it is cracking down on drivers to try to slow the trend. There were 144 traffic deaths on state and federal highways in Arizona during the first six months of 20 ...Read More

Thursday is Medicare's 50th birthday. The program provides medical coverage for an estimated 4 million Floridians, and has worked well enough that its backers are suggesting expanding it to include more than just people age 65 and older. Credit: liljoel/morguefile.com.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Thursday is the 50th anniversary of Medicare, and the program's advocates are using the occasion to push for a major expansion. Today, it provides health care to 55 million Americans, including 4 million in Florida. Medicare's proponents say it has been so successful that the co ...Read More

The Animal Rights Coalition wants an end to big-game hunts after the killing of a lion in Africa by a Minnesota big-game hunter. Credit: Matt MacGillivray/Flickr.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Protests are planned today at the office of a Minnesota dentist who has come under fire for hunting down a lion in Zimbabwe. Walter Palmer, 55, of Eden Prairie reportedly spent $50,000 for the big-game hunt, where he killed a lion July 1 after it allegedly had been lured out o ...Read More

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