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The mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.
Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire.
The printer is among more than 5,000 pounds of cargo that is stuffed into a SpaceX Dragon capsule for a pre-dawn liftoff today.
The revisions are the latest change to a national food safety overhaul that was first signed into law in 2011.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden launched the “It’s On Us” initiative.
But U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan declined to accept Adel Abdel Bary’s plea.
PLUS: White House intruder; war on citrus scourge; ex-governor convicted; McDonnell wants new trial; autopsy reviewed.
Convicted felon shoots, kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter, himself in small Florida town
Discord is mounting between President Barack Obama and military leaders over a blanket presidential prohibition on ground combat.
Alabama’s two U.S. senators urged federal judge in their state to step down after he was charged with battery.
Sens. Bob Casey and Jay Rockefeller jointly offer bill to provide fair treatment to coal miners pursuing black lung benefit claims.
Flu vaccine season has arrived, and that means different shots for different folks.
Agents use body-worn cameras; VA to boost salaries; New York terror alert; Man charged in wildfire; Internet boosts economy
The House votes, 273-156, to authorize President Obama’s plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels in fight against the Islamic State.
Justice Department wants Congress’ help to improve prospects for successful criminal prosecutions of Wall Street executives.
The State Department says it has reformed its protection strategies for high-risk diplomatic posts in the wake of the attacks in Benghazi.
There is no national consensus on how to handle the highly polarizing and controversial practice of surrogacy.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is teaming with Boeing and Lockheed Martin in a bid to develop a U.S. alternative to Russian-made rocket engines.
The forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is part of efforts to hear European ongoing concerns about U.S. surveillance programs.
The U.S. poverty rate dropped in 2013 for the first time in seven years, and child poverty rate fell for the first time in 13 years.
People whose fat has settled mostly around their waistlines are known to run a higher risk of obesity-related ailments.
Combined state and federal prison inmate ranks rose slightly because of more state incarcerations after a three-year decline.
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration had sufficient information to identify the flaw as early as 2007.
PLUS: Fourth casino goes belly up; immigrants lose insurance; nuclear waste action; 20 years for gun battle; rail service restored
GM’s compensation chief confirms 19 wrongful death claims in faulty ignition switch cases are eligible for payments.
Medals of Honor given to two Vietnam-era soldiers, one posthumously. An act of Congress was needed to honor them both so belatedly.
Two liberal causes that have moved forward during President Barack Obama’s tenure are gay marriage and legalization of marijuana.
Plus: ’Net neutrality’ comments; 3 states pass on food aid; Georgia minority voting push; shooting range death
The Vermont senator could pose a challenge from the left to Hillary Clinton, seen as the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nod.
Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Hawaii recently participated in a pilot project to share data on student outcomes.
As income for the affluent has accelerated, it’s barely kept pace with inflation for most other people. That trend can mean a double-whammy.
Millions of consumers will soon receive notices from health insurance companies stating that their coverage is being automatically renewed.
The hot-button issue Congress has debated for the last 18 months is increasingly becoming a hot potato.
PLUS: Low angina rate for stent; Detroit cop faces trial; man dies making bomb; 6 injured in shooting.
Democrats have reversed the partisan imbalance on the federal appeals courts that long favored conservatives.
A decision to get involved could come as soon as the end of the month
The three inmates, including school shooter T.J. Lane, escaped Thursday night from a prison in Lima and were caught on Friday.
Mother charged with fetal death concealment after three infants’ bodies are found in Massachusetts home.
Federal judge lets a man be listed as spouse on his late male partner’s death certificate in Arizona, despite state’s bar on same-sex
Hillary Rodham Clinton journeys to Iowa this weekend for first time since 2008 campaign to be part of Sen. Tom Harkin’s annual steak fry.
Plus: 2 Navy fighter jets crash into Pacific; Yosemite wildfire crews also battling bears on fire lines; Wisconsin to enforce voter ID rule
It’s unclear how soon Congress will act on President Barack Obama’s request to authorize arming and training moderate Syrian rebels.
Ongoing terror war casts shadow on 13th anniversary commemorations of Sept. 11 attacks.
Benzene exposure is cancer threat for some oil and gas fracking workers, says agency.
Each congressional chamber is pushing measures their leaders know cannot succeed.
Plus: Union rejects rail accord; Abortion curb prevails; Lifetime alimony ends; Killing suspect is ex-con.
The National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum — which includes gut-wrenching artifacts and graphic photos of the attacks — is open.
#Why I Stayed hashtag on Twitter attracts more than 100,000 tweets in wake of the running back’s indefinite suspension by the NFL.
Bells tolled and the names of the victims were read at 10:03 a.m., the moment the airliner crashed in a Somerset County field.
Even the harshest administration critics among them, though, said the president is right to intervene.