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WASHINGTON (AP) — Nobody wants to start thinking about taxes around Labor Day. But it's not too early if you count on your tax refund every year and you're getting a tax credit to pay health insurance premiums under the new health law. Here's why: If your income for 2014 is...
SANOMA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in California's northern San Francisco Bay area. Leslie Gordon of the U.S. Geological Survey says it struck at just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday about 10 miles northwest of...
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — A strengthening tropical depression that dumped heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic was upgraded early Sunday to Tropical Storm Cristobal as it passed closer to the Bahamas, the U.S. Hurricane Center said. Cristobal originally...
BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a car veered off a Long Island highway, struck a tree and burst into flames, killing five people, including two children. New York State Police said early Sunday that a Honda Accord driven by 37-year-old Myriam Labrun, of Brooklyn, was...
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands as it headed toward the Bahamas and dumped heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, according to the U.S. Hurricane Center. It is the fourth depression of the Atlantic...
LAPEER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A car struck a parade vehicle Saturday in rural Michigan, killing an 80-year-old woman and injuring 10 other people, authorities said. Lapeer County Sheriff's Detective Sgt. Jason Parks told The Associated Press that Jeanette Rumptz of Metamora...
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday as it headed toward the Bahamas and dumped heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, according to the U.S. Hurricane Center. It is the fourth depression of the...
IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California hot sauce plant that came under fire for its spicy odors is throwing open its doors to the public, offering a whiff of excitement and perhaps a breath of fresh air in its relations with its neighbors. As many as 3,000 people are...
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — It's summertime in the Hamptons and the biggest buzz is coming from the sky. Complaints about noise coming from aircraft ferrying visitors and locals to and from one of America's best-known playgrounds for the rich and famous have more than tripled over...