WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy grew at a faster pace over the summer than initially estimated, a positive sign that could help convince Federal Reserve policymakers to raise a key interest rate next month.
Total economic ...Read more
HOUSTON -- Four crew members on an Army helicopter were killed when it crashed Monday evening at Fort Hood in central Texas, officials said.
The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down sometime after 5:49 p.m. in the ...Read more
IRBIL, Iraq -- The Turkish military Tuesday announced it shot down a Russian military aircraft near the Syrian border after it ignored multiple warnings and entered Turkish airspace, a charge Moscow immediately denied.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Police were searching for three white men who allegedly fired into a crowd protesting near the Minneapolis Police Department's 4th Precinct Monday night, wounding five people.
The shootings occurred at 10:...Read more
WASHINGTON -- After years of establishing and strengthening sex offender registries, some states are rethinking policies allowing juveniles to be placed on them.
In states such as Oregon and Delaware, lawmakers have given...Read more
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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- Eddie Brennan is all charged up. The hyper 4-year-old, who is autistic, has already charged through a puddle, and writhes as his nanny struggles to remove his shoes and socks.
But when Brennan ...Read more
Retailers are going into hyper-drive to attract shoppers with the approach of Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving that officially kicks off the holiday shopping season.
Unlike previous years, retailers are no longer ...Read more
BEIJING -- Internet users in America voiced outrage this fall over the imminent launch of a Yelp-style app intended to let anyone post public reviews of their friends, acquaintances and yes, enemies -- with no opt-out ...Read more
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"When It's Time To Say Good-Bye," is a beautiful story of life, love, perseverance and the will to survive even when all seems hopeless. It will grace you with the understanding and significance of each and every breath we take. It will hopefully give you the courage to take chances as you ...
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A pair of tennis shoes tucked into her bag, a water bottle at the ready, Lisa Clarke steps into a meeting in a busy morning full of them and drops a well-worn line.
"It's a good day to be in Rochester,...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Once every two or three weeks, when Michael Lynton is eating lunch at a restaurant or traveling for business, someone brings it up.
It's usually an acquaintance, but it's sometimes a stranger. Either way, ...Read more
Planned Parenthood and 10 of its patients sued the state of Texas on Monday to block officials from cutting off Medicaid funds, calling the state's actions "political" and part of a long-term pattern of denying ...Read more
The ink was barely dry on a press release announcing Justin Bieber's feat scoring the highest first-week album sales figure of 2015 when the young pop star's accomplishment turned into a footnote to the juggernaut of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Former staffer Bradley F. Podliska filed a lawsuit Monday against the House Select Committee on Benghazi for unlawful termination and against its chairman, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., for defamation.
The ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan has reached a settlement with supermarket Jewel-Osco and now-defunct chain Dominick's over a pair of ads in a 2009 commemorative edition of Sports Illustrated that allegedly ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders lunched with the rapper Killer Mike, visited the Martin Luther King Jr. Center and urged a crowd of more than 4,000 at the Fox Theatre on Monday to keep King's "extraordinary vision ...Read more
BRUSSELS -- An explosive suicide belt was discovered in a rubbish bin south of Paris, French authorities confirmed to dpa, while the Belgian government ordered the highest security alert for a week.
The terrorism threat ...Read more
Pharmaceutical giants Pfizer Inc. and Allergan on Monday announced a $160 billion merger that would create the world's largest drugmaker with high-profile products such as Botox, Lipitor and Viagra, while increasing ...Read more
As the annual "season of giving" dawns, a new study finds that stark income inequity -- a dramatically rising trend in the United States -- makes the "haves" less generous toward others.
Higher-income people were less ...Read more
VERNON, Conn. -- The former University of Connecticut student who was charged with breach of peace after an alleged tirade over bacon jalapeno macaroni and cheese at the university's student union has applied for ...Read more
In 1958, Robert Shushan was a Los Angeles high school teacher with hopes of joining the administrative ranks when his sister disrupted his plans.
She belonged to a grass-roots parents group that wanted to provide an ...Read more