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Legislation is headed back to House with changes that Speaker John Boehner says he won’t accept.
Senate plans procedural vote today, and House will vote on its measure Thursday, but neither chamber will support the other’s legislation.
Delinquent debt is concentrated in Southern and Western states, especially Texas consumers
Judges say every state must guarantee constitutional rights.
PLUS: Wrongful conviction compensation bid; VA nominee confirmed; Boehner reacts to impeachment flap; Ventura wins suit.
Annual trustees forecast of two largest entitlement programs shows forces reining in health care spending are extending Medicare funds.
The small dip is adding to concerns about the strength of the economic recovery.
Mayday’s odd alliance will spend $12 million to help elect lawmakers who back curbing influence of wealthy donors.
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Cell extraction is the forcible removal of a prisoner from a cell by a tactical team armed with less-lethal weapons such as Tasers.
American students don‘t know much about World War I even though teachers are trying.
House and Senate leaders’ plan calls for more clinics, doctors and nurse.
Democrats and Republicans weigh how much of President Barack Obama’s supplemental request to allocate.
One group is pushing the convention to adopt a formal anti-harassment policy.
Jerry Brown will lead a group of more than 100 lawmakers, administration officials, lobbyists and business leaders this week.
PLUS: Phila. hospital shooting; Lightning strike kills 1; Spider-Man fights police.
Many proponents reject the idea a few minutes or hours of suffering by a criminal who caused great suffering to others should spur changes.
The popularity of Doc McStuffins reflects, in part, the country's changing consumer demographics, experts say.
PLUS: Carjack suspects at large; guns found at suspect's home; Goldman Sachs nears deal; Nissan recalls airbags; study: basin heavily used.
Con man may have conned court for another con man.
He urged the three presidents to persuade citizens not to undertake the perilous journey to the United States.
Democrats and White House contend that bill’s provisions would provide aid higher-income families at the expense of the poorest ones.
Presidential action on broad reforms later this summer will shape immigration policy for years, aide says.
Settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System requires patients photographed during exams to describe the damage they’ve suffered.
Former CIA officials told they could read it, but then told they couldn’t.
Plus: Dade County marriage ban overturned; Arrest in Kansas heat death; Kuwaiti may go free: Sen. Paul courts blacks
Administration may screen minors and young adults in Honduras to see if they qualify to enter the United States on humanitarian grounds.
While consolidating multiple programs into a single grant, it mainly shifts anti-poverty efforts onto the states.
The president says that firms that merge with overseas ones for tax avoidance are burdening middle-income families here.
Feds say those who experienced subsidy disparities likely erred in entering personal data.
Opponents suggest lethal injections have too many risks now and are tantamount to cruel and unusual punishment.
Plus: 2 die in storm; 9/11 figure sidelined; Obama suit bid gains; Senator’s plagiarism flap; Band director axed; Prison for violin theft
Federal regulators, responding to derailments and spills, have specified a speedier upgrade timetable than was expected.
The fund will help pension funds, endowments, foundations and other institutions to invest in rural infrastructure markets.
Agency chief Gina McCarthy says the proposed rule will create jobs in the clean energy sector, reduce energy costs and increase profits.
A condemned inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution by lethal injection Wednesday before he died.
A federal judge approved his extradition Wednesday, according to court records.
Michael Farrell had been reassigned last month after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed safety breaches.
PLUS: highway bill OK’d; Senate hopefuls clash; ex-charity chief sentenced; StubHub fraud revealed.
Pittsburgh needs three more administrative law judges to reduce a backlog and to handle appeals being re-filed by miners and their widows.
Appropriations panel‘s plan would fund president’s proposal through year‘s end, but without changes to trafficking law.
August recess looms, but issues such as highway funding and veterans care must be dealt with first.
Obama cites ‘skills gap,’ signs law intended to reduce bureaucracy while helping workers gain prepare for new jobs.
PLUS: Koch brothers‘ gift fuels debate; Wash. slide unpredictable, report says; Mich. killings probed; N.J. casino robbed.
Nikita Levy was fired after 25 years with the Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore in February 2013.
The Boston bomb suspect’s classmate has been convicted of trying to hide evidence that could incriminate his friend.
The watchdog group Project on Government Oversight cited complaints from medical professionals coast to coast.
Rick Perry says Texas is being overwhelmed by influx of Central American children, and criminals are exploiting the crisis.
Raising beef for the dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.
PLUS: Job protection for gays; Arizona execution legal battle; firefighting improves in Wash. state; Neil Armstrong honored.