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PARIS (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is urging the House to pass the Senate version of the Iran nuclear bill without changes. On Friday in Paris, Kerry called the bill that overwhelmingly passed the Senate on Thursday a "reasonable and acceptable compromise." Speaking...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An appeals court has overturned the sabotage convictions of an 85-year-old nun and two fellow peace activists who broke into a facility storing much of this country's bomb-grade uranium and painted slogans and splashed blood on the walls. In a 2-1 opinion...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rebounding from a dismal start to the year, the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggested that employers are helping fuel a durable if still subpar recovery. The job growth helped lower the unemployment rate to 5.4 percent from 5.5...
BOSTON (AP) — The trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is winding down after months of testimony about the deadly 2013 attack. Jurors have seen gruesome autopsy photos of the three people killed in the bombings and heard tearful stories from survivors. They've also...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday struck down a 2013 law that sought to fix the nation's worst government-employee pension crisis, a ruling that forces the state to find another way to overcome a massive budget deficit. The declared the law passed 18...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Emma is back. After slipping from the top of the most popular baby names six years ago, Emma was back at No. 1 in 2014. Noah was the top baby name for boys for the second year in a row. The Social Security Administration released the annual list of top baby...
MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of North and South Carolina as Ana approaches the U.S. coast. The storm formed nearly a month before the Atlantic Hurricane season officially kicks off. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Friday that...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Elvis Summers built a tiny house on wheels for a woman who had been sleeping on the streets, he launched a crowdfunding campaign to construct similar shelters for other homeless people in his South Los Angeles neighborhood. He had no grand ambitions...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggests that the economy may be recovering after stumbling at the start of the year. The job growth helped lower the unemployment rate to 5.4 percent from 5.5 percent in March, the Labor Department...