The president explicitly linked New Orleans’s recovery from Hurricane Katrina to the nation’s recovery from the 2008 recession.
Evidence in his car suggests that the killer of a Virginia TV reporter and cameraman Wednesday meant to go on the run after the shootings.
With two premier bike trails parallel to the route, enthusiasts and bicycle organizations have long pressed the railroad to add the service.
Avid Life Media Inc., Ashley Madison’s parent company, says Noel Biderman’s departure was a mutual decision.
This is the seventh time in a decade that walruses have been driven out of the Chukchi Sea by warming waters.
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He was the first high school player to go straight to the NBA when he was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1975.
A Virginia television reporter and cameraman were shot dead during a live broadcast Wednesday by an ex-colleague who had been fired.
The emotional crescendo of WDBJ-TV’s “Mornin’ ” show came when two anchors and a weatherman joined hands to mark a moment of silence.
Unemployment applications dropped by 6,000 to 271,000 in the week ended Aug. 22, a Labor Department report showed today.
Colorado theater mass killer James Holmes was sent to prison Wednesday for 12 consecutive life terms without parole plus 3,318 years.
The top U.S. retailer of guns and ammunition will stop selling semi-automatic rifles for lack of customers.
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The tragedy drives home how vulnerable TV crews can be outside of covering dangerous situations or reporting from war zones.
The Coatesville, Pa., man was shot and killed by a deputy sheriff after he wielded a knife and slashed another deputy.
LGBT Catholics want a more major role in the World Meeting of Families that is spurring Francis’ visit, but organizers are resisting that.
Republican presidential contenders this campaign season have been in favor of trimming Social Security benefits to “save” the system.
A Wisconsin town can’t cure a contamination problem in its aquifer without an infusion of Great Lakes water, but first it needs the
New Jersey has been trying since 2009 to legalize sports betting at its casinos and racetracks.
Trooper Steven J. Vincent, shot in the head during a traffic stop, died Monday. The motorist has been charged with first-degree murder.
President Barack Obama announced fresh executive actions to expand renewable energy use.
The Washington blaze in Okanogan County near the Canadian border is the largest in state history, and is actually five fires.
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Meanwhile, party front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton battled questions over her use of a private email server.
One study by the American Action Forum estimated mass deportation to cost from $400 billion to $600 billion over a decade.
With the Senate minority leader’s backing, President Barack Obama now only has to secure seven more votes from lawmakers to sustain a veto.
Jurors have already determined James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison for the attack that killed 12 people.
The four helped disarm a machine gun-toting suspected Islamist militant on a train last week.
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Preservationists are fighting to save the historic structure, but others believe it’s time to build anew, resulting in a vigorous debate.
A young Pittsburgh girl saw the 36-year-old man as a safe haven. But he was a trafficker who assaulted her and pimped her out.
“The streets sometimes were kinder to these kids than what they had at home,” said Lynsie Clott of the Project to End Human Trafficking.
Experts say those who see suspected trafficking should not try to intervene; they should report what they see to authorities.
Many are wondering how the state’s GOP governor, John R. Kasich, and candidate for president will stand on the issue.
Vice President Joe Biden, who has begun to explore a presidential run, met Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has become an icon to liberal
A mobile forensics laboratory has revolutionized how Indiana investigates child-exploitation and pornography crimes.
The city’s growth since the storm has been impressive, but some fear too many are being left behind.
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China and tumbling oil prices continued weighing on Wall Street on Friday. But analysts said the long bull market isn’t over yet.
There’s no escaping this reality — movie theaters, once havens for escapism, no longer are sanctuaries from the violence of the real world.
For months, the State Department has stood behind its former boss, Hillary Rodham Clinton.
The Alabama turnout for Trump was all the more impressive given that it materialized on just two days’ notice.
The police chief said it is too soon in the investigation to jump to conclusions.
A survey by The Associated Press found that Indiana is the only state to enlist the NRA’s help in the training.
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Trustify, a Washington, D.C.-based website and investigation firm, said the Ashley Madison release has caused a huge boost in activity.
Man-made climate change is worsening California’s drought and likely to make an ever-drier future.
Millions of dollars of BP oil company settlements have gone to municipallites further than 100 miles from the coast, records show.
Poll finds Joe Biden faring as well or better than former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida.
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