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The president says that firms that merge with overseas ones for tax avoidance are burdening middle-income families here.
Feds say those who experienced subsidy disparities likely erred in entering personal data.
Opponents suggest lethal injections have too many risks now and are tantamount to cruel and unusual punishment.
While consolidating multiple programs into a single grant, it mainly shifts anti-poverty efforts onto the states.
Administration may screen minors and young adults in Honduras to see if they qualify to enter the United States on humanitarian grounds.
Plus: 2 die in storm; 9/11 figure sidelined; Obama suit bid gains; Senator’s plagiarism flap; Band director axed; Prison for violin theft
PLUS: highway bill OK’d; Senate hopefuls clash; ex-charity chief sentenced; StubHub fraud revealed.
A federal judge approved his extradition Wednesday, according to court records.
The fund will help pension funds, endowments, foundations and other institutions to invest in rural infrastructure markets.
A condemned inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution by lethal injection Wednesday before he died.
Federal regulators, responding to derailments and spills, have specified a speedier upgrade timetable than was expected.
Agency chief Gina McCarthy says the proposed rule will create jobs in the clean energy sector, reduce energy costs and increase profits.
Michael Farrell had been reassigned last month after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed safety breaches.
Obama cites ‘skills gap,’ signs law intended to reduce bureaucracy while helping workers gain prepare for new jobs.
August recess looms, but issues such as highway funding and veterans care must be dealt with first.
Appropriations panel‘s plan would fund president’s proposal through year‘s end, but without changes to trafficking law.
Pittsburgh needs three more administrative law judges to reduce a backlog and to handle appeals being re-filed by miners and their widows.
PLUS: Koch brothers‘ gift fuels debate; Wash. slide unpredictable, report says; Mich. killings probed; N.J. casino robbed.
Raising beef for the dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.
The watchdog group Project on Government Oversight cited complaints from medical professionals coast to coast.
The Boston bomb suspect’s classmate has been convicted of trying to hide evidence that could incriminate his friend.
Rick Perry says Texas is being overwhelmed by influx of Central American children, and criminals are exploiting the crisis.
Nikita Levy was fired after 25 years with the Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore in February 2013.
PLUS: Job protection for gays; Arizona execution legal battle; firefighting improves in Wash. state; Neil Armstrong honored.
Sixty of the nation’s largest school districts are joining his initiative to improve educational futures, beginning in preschool.
A federal appeals court has delayed the imminent execution of Arizona man Joseph Wood, saying he has a legal right to details.
Detroit has experienced a wide range of improvements that will factor into a judge’s decisions during next month’s bankruptcy trial.
Risky health behavior including binge-drinking, unsafe sex and use of hard drugs was less common among these kids, a study found.
PLUS: Shootings rattle Chicago; New York responders probed; Ill. pot bill signed; Sides to meet on Panama Canal.
In 2006, Cynthia Robinson, sued R.J. Reyonolds Co., the maker of the Kool brand cigarettes her late husband, Michael Johnson Sr., had
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The warnings included a report to the Homeland Security prepared at its request by researchers from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Recently documented mistakes at federal laboratories have incited public outrage at the government's handling of dangerous pathogens.
The ship's bow sank in a few minutes. The battle to add its deceased crew members' names to the memorial has lasted more than a decade.
Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park are hiking more cautiously after lightning strikes killed two people in two days.
Federal sentencing commission votes to ease the incarceration policy. I
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wows Netroots Nation conference activists, who chant, “Run, Liz, run!”.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says about 50 fires are burning in the state.
Tensions, phone calls and unlikely friendships blend as teens from countries at war try to get along.
Plus: EPA to block copper mine; Oklahoma gay marriage ban; Man put in chokehold dies; Clinton papers released; Unlicensed mortician.
Sen. Claire McCaskill said GM‘s Michael Millikin had been warned several times about potential liability from a defective ignition switch.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, downgrades his hopes for a legislative remedy to flood of Central American children into United States.
Uproar from states and residents has forced abandonment of some prospective shelters for the children.
The Steffels have received hundreds of sketches, paintings and enhanced photos of their daughter in which her tubes are nowhere to be found.
Hearings of two House panels showcase how election-year politics overshadows legislative business.
PLUS: ex-POW grateful, lawyer says; Gitmo inmates Uruguay-bound; Calif. death row ‘unconstitutional’
Democratic legislation to override Supreme Court ruling on corporate religious objections falls four votes short of the super-majority.
Discovery may contain 100 million barrels of oil equivalent, company says.
Regulators OK statewide emergency measure after call for voluntary reductions amid drought.
Proposal will confront Democrats opposed to changing law to eliminate automatic immigration hearings for Central American children.