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  • McDonough to be Number 2 Security Adviser

    October 22, 2010 10:54 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - An administration official says President Barack Obama is naming Denis McDonough to be his No. 2 national security adviser. Obama intends to name McDonough on Friday as deputy national security adviser, a move that had been expected. McDonough will serve under the national security adviser, Tom Donilon,... more »
  • Number of state-owned vehicles drops in La.

    August 24, 2010 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has cut the state-owned vehicle fleet by more than 1,000 cars, trucks and vans over the last year. The administration says that's the lowest level since the 2003-04 fiscal year - but it's still short of an administration goal to trim... more »
  • Reported Number of Bird Deaths Grow on Gulf Coast

    July 23, 2010 7:19 AM

    sociated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The number of dead birds collected on the Gulf Coast has more than doubled in the past month as oil from BP's broken deepwater well continues to wash up on islands and beaches rich in bird colonies. Officials say 2,599 dead birds had... more »
  • BP Reduced The Number Of Boats Skimming For Oil

    July 21, 2010 11:11 AM

    ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - BP says it has reduced the number of boats skimming for oil in the Gulf of Mexico by more than a quarter. The move comes after BP stopped oil from barreling into the Gulf of Mexico last week. It has some worried the oil giant... more »
  • Number of rigs actively exploring for oil and gas increased

    June 18, 2010 3:33 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 this week to 1,539. Houston-based Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 953 rigs were exploring for natural gas and 574 for oil. Twelve were listed as miscellaneous. A year ago... more »
  • Uncertain Whether Right People Are Buried In A Number Of Graves

    June 10, 2010 11:45 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Pentagon officials say it's uncertain whether the right people are buried in a number of graves at Arlington National Cemetery because of poor management and record keeping. Two defense officials say Army Secretary John McHugh will discuss problems with burials Thursday, when he releases the results of... more »
  • Nation's Most Contaminated Nuclear Site Has Number of Weaknesses

    June 2, 2010 8:58 PM

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - An Energy Department review has concluded that a program for protecting workers from a toxic metal at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site has a number of weaknesses and could have been implemented more quickly. However, the review released Wednesday also found the beryllium program is... more »

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