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WASHINGTON (AP) — Preliminary data released by the FBI show violent crime rose across the country in the first six months of 2015 compared to the same period the year before. The figures released Tuesday show an overall increase of 1.7 percent in the number of violent crimes...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from an Arizona sheriff seeking to halt President Barack Obama's plan to spare millions of people from deportation. The justices on Tuesday let stand a lower court ruling that said Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio had no...
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson expects to cut about 3,000 jobs over the next two years as the health care conglomerate works to restructure its medical devices business. The New Brunswick, New Jersey, company says that amounts to more than 2 percent of its...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to an election-year review of President Barack Obama's executive order to allow up to 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally to "come out of the shadows" and work legally in the United States. The justices said they...
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Officials say a northern New Jersey council member died shortly after helping treat his 19-year-old daughter and another person who had been involved in a car crash. Eskil "Scott" Danielson, a member of the Andover Borough Council and an emergency...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tammy Thomson switched off the lights and crowded the children into the corner of the classroom. She tried not to think of her father, or that morning 26 years ago. She focused instead on her students and the lock-down drill, this testament to a new...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tammy Thomson switched off the lights and crowded the children into the corner of the classroom. She tried not to think of her father, or that morning 26 years ago. She focused instead on her students and the lock-down drill, this testament to a new...
NEW YORK (AP) — As the Eagles co-founder, singer and songwriter Glenn Frey mastered the mix of rock 'n' roll and country music, and the band's hits — including "Hotel California" and "Take It Easy," both co-written by Frey — helped define the 1970s. Frey died Monday of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate agreement would revise healthier meal standards put into place over the last few years to give schools more flexibility in what they serve the nation's schoolchildren, easing requirements on whole grains and delaying an upcoming deadline to...