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China says committed to U.S. debt, wary on gold

China, the world's biggest holder of foreign exchange reserves, renewed its commitment to the U.S. Treasury market on Tuesday but said it would be wary of substantially boosting its gold holdings.China

Obama to push climate change in White House meeting

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will corral on Tuesday key Republican and Democratic senators whose support is critical for passing a climate change law, seeking to jump-start stalled efforts to overhaul energy

Policy could prohibit citizens from fishing many bodies of water

The Obama administration will accept no more public input for a federal strategy that could prohibit U.S. citizens from fishing the nation's oceans, coastal areas, Great Lakes, and even inland waters.

U.S. sitting on rare tech-crucial minerals

China supplies most of the rare earth minerals found in technologies such as hybrid cars, wind turbines, computer hard drives and cell phones, but the U.S.

Japan confirms Cold War-era 'secret' pacts with US

TOKYO – Japan confirmed for the first time Tuesday the existence of once-secret Cold War-era pacts with the U.S.

Shooting at Dallas bank

DALLAS - Shots were reported around 11 a.m.

Controversy swirls around White House Chief of Staff Emanuel

Will the real Rahm Emanuel please stand up?

Why 'Avatar' lost big at the Oscars

Really, looking back, did "Avatar" even stand a chance?

Shooting at north Dallas office tower

DALLAS - There has been a shooting at an 18-story office tower in North Dallas housing the United Texas Bank, among other businesses.

Tom Delay: People are unemployed because they want to be

Former House Majority Leader Tom Delay called Sen.