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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Senate contender Bill Cassidy and his conservative allies have overshadowed endangered Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu by roughly a 180-to-1 margin on television since their campaign went into overtime, according to an analysis released Friday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A small group of Social Security judges have improperly approved disability claims for nearly 25,000 people who didn't qualify, costing taxpayers $2 billion over the past seven years, government investigators conclude in a report being released Monday. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government will launch a program in December to grant refugee status to some people under the age of 21 who live in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and whose parents legally reside in the United States. U.S. officials say parents can ask...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two women convicted of fatally kicking and beating a 23-year-old woman in a brawl outside a nightclub were each sentenced to six years in prison on Friday. Candace Brito, 27, and Vanesa Zavala, 26, were earlier found guilty of voluntary manslaughter and...
CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – Protestors are making plans to shut down Clayton while they await the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown. They want to hurt Clayton economically. The information was released Thursday night at one of their meetings in south St. Louis...
Virgin America made a successful takeoff in its public trading debut Friday. The shares opened at $27, $4 higher than the price that the airline set, and were trading up 34 percent at $30.83 by early afternoon. The timing of the IPO by the Richard Branson-backed airline could...
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — It was just a few weeks ago that the family of one victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting learned a caseworker had been assigned to work with them following their daughter's death nearly two years ago, an advisory commission heard Friday. The...
A video showing a father singing the Beatles' 'Blackbird' to his dying newborn son after his wife died in childbirth is being watched around the world. On Saturday, Nov. 8, Lennon James Picco was delivered by emergency C-section at 24 weeks. Hours later, Lennon's mother Ashley...
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. In a vote fraught with politics and overshadowed by the Louisiana Senate runoff, the Republican-led House approved the pipeline by a wide...