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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fans took to the streets after Ohio State's football championship victory early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and in the case of a few, tearing down an Ohio Stadium goal post. A few injuries were reported. Police made a...
MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) — Opening statements have begun in the trial of a suburban Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 95-year-old World War II veteran with a beanbag gun in an effort to subdue him. Park Forest police officer Craig Taylor is charged with felony reckless...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down. U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That suggests businesses are determined to keep...
NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven years after filing a billion-dollar lawsuit, terrorism victims hope to prove that the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization were behind attacks in Israel between January 2001 and February 2004. Jury selection began Tuesday with U...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court appears concerned that the New York Police Department may have spied on Muslim groups solely because of their religion. The three-judge panel in Philadelphia is reviewing a lawsuit that claims police conducted broad surveillance on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The transit network in the nation's capital remained hobbled Tuesday morning after an electrical malfunction that filled a busy subway station with smoke, killing one woman and sending dozens of people to hospitals. The National Transportation Safety Board was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's signature health care law will bring a new twist to tax-filing in 2015, a year in which much else will seem familiar when you're working on your return. "It's been a very quiet season or tax year" in terms of congressional action, says...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Be prepared for the tax man to get even more personal this year — with questions about your health insurance. For the first time, you'll have to state whether you had health insurance, through an employer, one of the exchanges or purchased privately. And if you...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Police Department has been roiled by a series of police shootings since 2010, many of them deadly. The controversy reached a peak last year after officers shot and killed a mentally ill homeless man carrying two small knives, resulting in...