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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules issued Wednesday by the Obama administration. The rule seeks to bolster overtime protections that have been eroded in recent decades by inflation. A diminishing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The awkward embrace between Bernie Sanders and the Democratic Party may be nearing a breaking point. Leading Democrats are growing increasingly vocal in their concerns about the White House hopeful's continued candidacy, and if he and his legions of...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Several victims of the Colorado theater shooting have filed complaints alleging the state corrections department violated their rights by refusing to reveal where the gunman is serving his life sentence, prosecutors said Wednesday. Several survivors of...
BOSTON (AP) — The recipient of the nation's first penis transplant says he is looking forward to walking out of the hospital a "complete" man. "There is no doubt in my mind that everything is going to work. And I mean everything," 64-year-old Thomas Manning said Wednesday with a...
HOUSTON (AP) — Floods are getting worse and more expensive in Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city, where entire neighborhoods are often overwhelmed shortly after a heavy rainstorm. Since 1998, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has paid more than $3 billion in today's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Wednesday weighed legislation that could lower the number of students receiving free and reduced-price meals at school. Legislation debated by the House Education and Workforce Committee aims to save money by scaling back the number of...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — It's that time of year in the Southwest - and as far as Alaska - when dust storms take shape, raising health and safety risks as plumes of dirt take to the sky. A dry winter means the Southwest is seeing a greater number of dust storms. Experts say the...
HOUSTON (AP) — Floods are getting worse and more expensive in Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city, where entire neighborhoods are often overwhelmed shortly after a heavy rainstorm. Since 1998, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has paid more than $3 billion in today's...
HOUSTON (AP) — With clay soil and tabletop-flat terrain, Houston has endured flooding for generations. Its 1,700 miles of man-made channels struggle to dispatch storm runoff to the Gulf of Mexico. Now the nation's fourth-largest city is being overwhelmed with more frequent and...