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ARLINGTON, Virginia (AP) — Ground zero in the nation's fight against cybercrime hides in plain sight, in a nondescript suburban office building with no government seals or signs. Only after passing a low-key receptionist stationed on the seventh floor does one see the metal...
Possession of 25 grams or less of marijuana no longer will be grounds for arrest in New York City under a new policy aimed at ending the lifelong stigma that can follow pot users, city officials announced Monday. The new law, which takes effect Nov. 19, marks a substantial shift...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Let's say President Barack Obama gets his way and high-speed Internet service providers are governed by the same U.S. regulations imposed on telephone companies 80 years ago. Depending on whom you listen to, the rules could unleash future innovation and...
The Obama administration is directing states to show how they will ensure that all students have equal access to high-quality teachers, with a sharp focus on schools with a high proportion of the poor and racial minorities. In a letter to state superintendents released Monday,...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is hailing a new Volkswagen policy as a vehicle to soon gain representation of workers at its first foreign auto plant in the South. Not so fast, says a group of workers who orchestrated a narrow defeat of the UAW in a union...
NEW YORK (AP) — An emergency room doctor who was the first Ebola patient in the nation's biggest city was scheduled to be released from a hospital after beating the virus. With Dr. Craig Spencer's recovery, there are no Ebola patients currently under treatment in the U.S. But...
UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war. He returned to Ohio with a Bronze Star for heroism and a secret. Not...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Utah parents whose 5-year-old daughter was taken from their home say "divine providence" played a hand in keeping them calm and getting her back when her father confronted the suspect. Stephanie and Aaron Edson were in New York City on Monday, just days after...
NEW YORK (AP) — An emergency room doctor who was the first Ebola patient in the nation's biggest city has recovered and is scheduled to be released from the hospital on Tuesday, health officials said. Dr. Craig Spencer, who was the only Ebola patient being treated in the United...