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Spending is closely watched because it accounts for 70 percent of economic activity.
For now, police are monitoring Kaci Hickox and her public interactions but cannot detain her.
Republicans now control 23 states, and Democrats, 13, the most states under single-party rule in six decades.
New York Catholic archdiocese announces sweeping consolidation of parishes, merging more than 50 of them.
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The airplane, believed to be a twin-engine turboprop, had taken off from the airport and crashed as it tried to return, the FAA said.
America’s response to Ebola must be based in fact and science, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.
The explosion Tuesday evening marked the first time that a resupply mission contracted by NASA to a private company has failed.
The Fed has ended its “QE3” bond purchases but decides to maintain low short-term interest rates to keep spurring jobs market.
Governors of both parties are struggling to define public health policies on the virus.
The images and words they are using are striking for how overtly they play on fears of intimidation and repression.
The legendary editor who helped force out President Richard Nixon and transform U.S. journalism, Mr. Bradlee had passed into icon status.
Neighbors initially took the woman’s killing as a macabre Halloween prank.
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The two-minute video, filmed in New York City, was made by the group Hollaback! to raise awareness of street harassment.
Relief organizations say donations for Ebola are down because the virus doesn’t spark the same connection as hurricanes or earthquakes.
Tuesday’s disaster was the first since NASA turned to private operators to run cargo to the space station.
AT&T is sued for millions of dollars by the Federal Trade Commission.
President rejects returning medical workers’ quarantine as undermining efforts to fight Ebola in West African zone where outbreak began.
The investigator who led Homeland Security Department internal review of Secret Service prostitution scandal in 2012 has quietly resigned..
Smoking is banned in most state workplaces, with efforts continuing to block smoking at all drinking establishments, like casinos.
Evangelicals gather in Nashville for three-day conference to bolster those who preach that gay relationships are sinful.
The saga of nurse Kaci Hickox illustrates how U.S. states are struggling to protect against the virus.
Plus: NYC correction officials; Courthouse shooting; Gregory to join Couric; African lions threatened
Federal government and states in conflict over extent of monitoring.
Washington state high school shooter sent text messages inviting his victims to lunch, then shot them, sheriff reveals.
An environmental research organization on Monday introduced one of the most comprehensive online databases of food products.
The U.S. Postal Service reports it authorized nearly 50,000 requests last year for law enforcement and its internal inspectors.
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Nurse Kaci Hickox, held at a New Jersey hospital under the state's Ebola quarantine policy, will complete her quarantine at home.
Another girl was killed Friday when a popular freshman at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle opened fire.
The president is expected to announce a $300M investment in composites and bio-based materials and digital manufacturing,
Meanwhile, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone is planning a legal challenge to her quarantine.
Results find community members often rely more on each other than government.
Meanwhile, three victims of the shooting remain in critical condition.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announce new quarantine policies.
In their effort to hold onto the U.S. Senate, Democrats are running against the GOP — and their own unpopular president.
The first-year social studies teacher intercepted the gunman trying to reload in the lunchroom at Seattle-area high school.
Nurse who treated stricken patients in Sierra Leone says she was treated like a criminal during quarantine process.
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A couple was arrested near Sacramento, Calif., after a sheriff’s deputy was killed and two other deputies were wounded in a shooting spree
Health officials in Maryland amazed by Nina Pham’s recovery.
PLUS: Virginia student’s remains identified; Teen bride acknowledged; New Chicago security check; Radio host convicted.
The emergency medicine doctor at Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital was working in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders.
Police were going room by room, searching the Marysville school about 30 miles north of Seattle, to make sure it was safe.
U.S. teens are both victims and perpetrators in pervasively abusive dating practices, says new federal survey.
The agency warned it's not clear whether any of them will work against the deadly virus that has already killed more than 4,800 people.
Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Paul Allen pledges $100 million to Ebola flight.
White House fence-jumper had paranoid delusions and was arrested before at the executive mansion.