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CHICAGO (AP) — In the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico's most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly $2 billion franchise that spanned much of North America...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday. The Congressional Budget Office says the deficit will be $468 billion...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a former Fox news television producer in Texas has shot himself to death outside company headquarters in midtown Manhattan. Forty-one-year-old Philip Perea died after the shooting at about 9 a.m. Monday outside News Corp. Authorities say Perea had been...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday. The Congressional Budget Office says the deficit will be $468 billion...
NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi. Standing side by side at the stately...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Jurors said Monday that they could not reach a unanimous verdict in the case of a former CIA officer accused of leaking secrets about a classified operation to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions to a New York Times reporter, but the judge urged them to keep...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he would be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Even as an unprecedented 9,000 prospective...
NOON EST The Northeast shuts down against a snowstorm that could be one for the history books, with some 35 million people in its path in the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor. Snow is coming down in Philadelphia and New York, and Boston is up next in the afternoon. The worst of...
HONOLULU (AP) — Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, but the five people aboard both aircraft survived, authorities said. The Coast Guard says the separate incidents Sunday involved a single-engine plane carrying a solo pilot about...