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Key lawmakers suggested that the administration should be more assertive in addressing conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine.
Its resident who don’t attend the festival ion Nevada discover that the city’s hot spots become more accessible.
Demonstrations fueled by a sense of injustice have rolled across cities, regardless of whether the shootings took place last week or last
The city’s feud with its holdout financial creditors will take center stage. starting Tuesday.
4 in family found dead, Wildfires slow down, Napa Valley aftershock, Pilot search called off, Celebrity chef gets DWI, 3 dead in plane
About 7.1 million Americans were employed in construction-related occupations last year — and only 2.6 percent were women.
With their Senate majority imperiled, Democrats are trying to mobilize African-Americans outraged by the shooting in Ferguson, Mo.
Voters in Massachusetts may do something that voters nowhere else have done, at least in a century: slam on the brakes on casino gambling.
PLUS: Obama pushes federal wage hikes; teachers' jobs ruling; mobile home fire kills 6; sand cave-in kills child.
The United Nations’ racism watchdog on Friday urged the United States to halt the excessive use of force by police.
The about-face by Roger Goodell, the most powerful executive in U.S. sports, was stunning in its earnestness and clarity.
But firearms safety experts say there’s no reason children cannot be taught how to safely handle a firearm.
Secretary Robert McDonald apologized for a benefits office guide that depicted veterans as Sesame Street character “Oscar the Grouch.”
Texas drillers are ignoring noise plaints, but in Colorado the industry is cutting back on rumbling trucks and trying to curb pollution.
Howard Buffett said he will give the civil rights icon’s items to the museum because “it’s just not right” that they were in a warehouse.
While the plan is just a first step in the process, it reflects the energy potential in the Arctic.
An Obama executive action on immigration may provoke a GOP federal shutdown.
The devices could detect serious heart conditions by mobile device readings.
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Details of a report released today point to sustainable underlying strength.
The “Knee Defender,” a $22 device that can force a seat to remain upright, highlights different views about reclining seats on airplanes.
Later this year, the zoo also will receive three 2-year-old Galápagos tortoises from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.
9-year-old girl couldn’t handle recoil of Uzi submachine gun on full automatic, and she accidentally short the instructor in the head.
Steven Sotloff’s mother pleads with Islamic State’s leader to free her son.
A “drug nexus” is at the center of a brutal abduction that left two men dead in the Schuylkill River on Wednesday and a third in critical
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President Barack Obama is nearing a decision to OK expanding airstrikes and airdrops to free up and aid a besieged northern Iraq town.
Prosecutors had contended the crimes were motivated by religious disputes between Samuel Mullet Sr. and other Amish religious leaders.
The outage sparked widespread complaints on social networks.
Preliminary research has found that fracking has potential health risks for babies born near wells.
The annual weeklong free-expression rave in the Nevada desert soggily shifted to the parking lot of a Reno Wal-Mart.
One Republican-appointed judge compared same-sex marriage ban to once-outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.
The agreement would be a sweeping accord to “name and shame” nations into cutting their planet-warming fossil-fuel emissions.
A new report documented “unacceptable and troubling lapses” in medical treatment.
The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown — recalling him as a “gentle giant.”
A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California’s last operating nuclear plant.
State universities are backing President Obama’s proposed scorecard for colleges in the hope that it will steer more federal aid to them.
In 2011, Penn State hired Mr. Freeh to examine the handling of child sex abuse complaints involving football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Wineries and hospitality businesses rushed to clean up rubble and broken glass ahead of the expected influx of tourists.
The base reopened and normal operations resumed within an hour of the morning shooting, Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons said.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending middle and high schools start classes at 8:30 a.m. or later.
The strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California’s wine country early Sunday, sending more than 120 people to hospitals.
The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has proposed a 3.1-mile, 30-inch pipe to carry natural gas under the creek near the New York border.
Michael Brown's father asked for a “day of silence” as he prepares to lay his son to rest today.
Secret negotiations over a California water bill are nearing a make-or-break moment after a long, dry summer.
Some offered in-state tuition and financial aid to unauthorized students, and others approved more spending to enforce immigration laws
Signs of economic resilience and growing anxiety about holding rates have set the stage for a debate over rewriting their policy statement.
He will have to decide whether the recent beheading of an American is reason enough to take a step he has long resisted taking.
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The U.S. Geological Survey says it’s the largest earthquake to shake the Bay Area since the 1989 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta quake.