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KATE ZERNIKE The New York Times The Senate is expected to clear the way on Tuesday for an increase in the minimum wage that Democrats and some Republicans agree is overdue. But the Senate’s approval may not mean that workers will actually start receiving bigger paychecks in the...
The Iraqi army was surprised and nearly overwhelmed by the ferocity of an obscure renegade militia in a weekend battle near the holy city of Najaf and needed far more help from American forces than previously disclosed, American and Iraqi officials said Monday. They said...
ARON HELLER ABC News In a precedent-setting decision, an Israeli court has ruled that a dead soldier's family can have his sperm impregnated into the body of a woman he never met. Keivan Cohen, 20, was shot dead in 2002 by a Palestinian sniper in the Gaza Strip. He was single...
KCRA.com Outrage continued to grow in Stanislaus County Monday follow the arrest of a local mother who is accused of providing alcohol to teens and having sex with two minors. Anna Walker-Vogt, of Grayson, was arrested Friday after a crash following a party at her home injured a...
Matthew Thompson CHARLESTON DAILY MAIL Police said they arrested a South Charleston man for driving under the influence after he flipped his middle finger at Kanawha County Sheriff Mike Rutherford and then crashed his car. Glenn Harold Vickers, 53, was arrested Thursday night...
ASSOCIATED PRESS A 67-year-old woman who is believed to be the world's oldest new mother told a British Sunday newspaper she lied to a U.S. fertility clinic saying she was 55 to get treatment. Carmela Bousada said in her first interview since she gave birth to twin boys on Dec...
Jessica Dickler CNNMoney.com Big paychecks and bonuses aren't everything. Some employees would prefer a better quality of life than a higher salary, suggests a survey released Monday. Sixty-two percent of small-business employees think that salaries are better at large companies...
Sara Kehaulani Goo THE WASHINGTON POST Kimberly Hall was twice betrayed by men she met dating online. Both turned out to be married. So she started doing background checks on her dates using a Web site called Intelius. Now, the 33-year-old from Laurel is engaged to a man she met...
PEGGY FIKAC The Houston Chronicle Gov. Rick Perry thinks lawmakers should be allowed to rebate money directly to taxpayers, but the check is far from being in the mail. Legislative leaders, miles short of embracing the idea, are concerned about the state's ability to make good...