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R. Caputo is drafting legislation to prohibit those under 18 from buying super-caffeinated energy drinks and supplements.

The head of Brazil’s oil agency says a deep-water exploration area could contain 33 billion barrels of oil-the world’s largest find in decades.

Reports found New Jersey to be the fifth-most expensive state for renters.

After 53 arrests, a man consistently charged with rubbing up against women on Manhattan subway trains has been arrested for persistent sexual abuse and could face life in prison.

The number of soldiers admitted to the Army with felony records more than doubled in 2007 while the number of Marines jumped from 208 to 350.

A memoir by former defense secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld is scheduled to appear on bookshelves in 2010.

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