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Indian-American kids have placed a stranglehold on the bee, winning it now for seven years in a row and all but four of the last 15 years.
Federal authorities saw a pattern of unconstitutional policing and excessive use of force, people briefed on the case said Monday.
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders aims to ignite a grass-roots fire among left-leaning Democrats wary of Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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This May is already the wettest on record for several cities in the southern Plains states, with days still to go and more rain on the way.
Protesters took to the streets after Officer Michael Brelo, 31, was acquitted on charges of voluntary manslaughter and aggravated assault.
After a fight between rival gangs outside a crowded restaurant left nine dead, police rounded up everyone on the scene wearing biker vests.
In Texas, crews searched for people believed to be missing after a vacation home was swept away by a river swollen from a line of storms.
Speaking to 5,000 people at Arlington National Cemetery, Obama called the burial place “more than a final resting place for fallen heroes.”
The FBI says it believes the same caller made the threats and the airliners were being screened as a precaution.
Researchers took air samples in Carroll County, Ohio, where there are 480 permitted wells — the most in any of the state’s 88 counties.
The combined companies could have as many as 23 million customers, just behind Comcast's 27.2 million customers.
Senate Republicans blocked a bill that would have allowed the NSA to search the records held by phone companies on a case-by-case basis.
A pending article in the peer-reviewed journal Water Policy sets out to refine some early versions of the factors that led to the disaster.
The federal Land and Water Conservation Fund has been used for 50 years to acquire land of special historical or environmental significance.
Plus: Senate approves stop-gap to extend funding for highways; water lost in California after dam vandalized; and more.
Plus: Burundi opposition leader fatally shot; Somalia towns captured; and more.
Nearly 900 pages of emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private account provide little apparent fuel for a Republican probe of her actions.
Environmentalists have praised the new rule, but it has attracted fierce opposition from several business interests.
He argued that his approach to the problems in the Middle East flows from an interpretation of Jewish values.
Majority Republicans, in a rare alliance with the president, overcame opposition from the chamber’s most powerful Democrats.
The shift does not end the stalemate in Congress that threatens to disrupt bulk collection of Americans’ phone records.
Washington state and others are trying to revamp police training to produce officers who are more community-friendly.
Plus: Pipeline ordered tested after spill; oil platform shuts down; cigarette packs must carry warning; suspect arrested in D.C. murders
The trial of the officer, Michael Brelo, played out amid broader questions about how the police interact with African-Americans and use
Charles Johnston’s plane went missing over New Guinea in 1944. This is how he made his way back home.
Mr. Obama said the U.S. and its allies aren’t losing against the Islamic State, but more should be done to help Iraq reseize lost territory.
The testing should be shortened by 90 minutes next year.
The woman was found killed Thursday, as was her teenage son, and her former boyfriend was being sought to face charges.
Robert Gates, also a former defense secretary, made the statement at the organization’s annual meeting.
Plus: Democratic lawmakers condemn President Obama’s “jailing” of migrant mothers and children; environmentalists rallying after oil spill.
It was a rare instance in which federal prosecutors have wrung an admission of criminal wrongdoing from a major financial institution.
In a commencement address to the Coast Guard Academy, President Obama tied his urging for action on climate change to national security.
The Senate voted 62-38 to limit debate on a bill granting the White House authority to speed trade deals through Congress.
Plus: Bill would end death penalty; meat labeling rules; oil spill settlement; drug raids; shielding foes of gay marriage ’Happy’
As much as a fifth of the 105,000 gallons may have leaked out reached the sea, according to estimates.
The latest recall expansion made it one of the largest safety recalls in the country’s history.
The correspondence is part of a new set of documents that were declassified and released to the public Wednesday.
The Obama administration hopes to save the bees by feeding them better.
Her decision to spurn administration rules and use a private email address continued to dog her presidential campaign.
Federal authorities and all 50 states are accusing them of deceiving donors and diverting close to $190 million for personal expenses.
Plus: Shell’s drilling plans; California signs climate pact; Los Angeles City Council boosts minimum wage; gang shootout in Waco, Texas.
Despite prosecutions and jail terms, the biker gangs still maintain a presence in this region and occasionally make very public appearances.
The World Trade Organization ruling against U.S. “country of origin” labels on red meat may force Congress to change or rescind the labels.
The National Transportation Safety Board said it has not ruled out the possibility that an object may have struck the windshield,
The court ruled Maryland can’t doubly tax its residents by denying them full credit for certain taxes paid on income earned in other states.
Those under arrest will face charges of engaging in organized crime, police said following a deadly gun battle at a sports bar on Sunday.
Many people have been saying that for years, of course. But politicians hoping to be president rarely run ahead of public opinion.
From June 2012 through April 2015, Baltimore correctional officers have refused to admit nearly 2,600 detainees who were in police custody.
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