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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy's health and complicating the Federal Reserve's efforts to raise interest rates. While unemployment slid from 5 percent to 4.7 percent, the lowest since November 2007, the rate fell...
The report from the medical examiner who conducted Prince's autopsy is tantalizing for what it doesn't say. The single-page document lists a fentanyl overdose as the cause of death, but it offers few clues to indicate whether the musician was a chronic pain patient desperately...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Autopsy results showing that Prince died of a fentanyl overdose cleared up some of the mystery surrounding his sudden death, but the findings also vaulted the investigation into new territory and raised the possibility of criminal charges for anyone who...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The suspect in the death of Will Smith said he shot in self-defense because he feared the retired New Orleans Saints star, although unarmed, was going for a gun as they argued over a car crash. "It was self-defense," Cardell Hayes can be heard telling...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy's health and complicating the Federal Reserve's efforts to raise interest rates. While unemployment slid from 5 percent to 4.7 percent, the lowest since November 2007, the rate fell...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a hearing for the suspect in the April shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A judge has refused to reduce the $1.75 million bond against the man charged with the second-degree murder of ex-New...
MABELTON, Ga. (AP) — Camila Wright took a chance three years ago when she got on a plane to meet the man who would become the love of her life. This week he was cruelly taken from her, shot dead while working to provide for his wife and young daughter. Shahriar Zolfaghari, 34,...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota jury has reached a verdict in the federal trial of three Minneapolis men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The verdict is expected to be read Friday afternoon and comes after about three weeks of testimony...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago agency that investigates police misconduct cases released more than 300 video clips Friday — along with audio recordings and police reports — from 101 incidents it has investigated, the latest step by the city to restore public trust in its beleaguered...