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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to raising minimum pay in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020, a key step as wages in America have stagnated. If enacted, Los Angeles would join Seattle and San Francisco as some of...
WACO, Texas (AP) — Bullets ricocheted around the parking lot of Twin Peaks, the Waco restaurant where a motorcycle gang shootout left nine dead, minutes after Theron Rhoten pulled in on his vintage Harley chopper for a regional motorcycle club meeting, according to Rhoten's wife...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department has proposed releasing portions of 55,000 pages of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton by next January. The department made the proposal in a federal court filing Monday night, in a Freedom of Information Act...
A Foxnews.com report states the already backlogged federal immigration courts have reportedly reached an all-time high with more than 445,000 pending cases. The Los Angeles Times, citing the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University, reports that as of...
Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) Eight bodies have now been recovered from the site where a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crashed while on a relief mission in Nepal, the country's military said Saturday. It said the bodies are not recognizable. The wreckage of the Huey helicopter was found...
BOSTON (AP) — A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother. Tsarnaev, 21, stood with his hands folded, his head slightly bowed, upon...
BOSTON – DEVELOPING: A federal jury Friday sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. Tsarnaev showed no emotion as the jury decided his fate. He had has hands clasped in front of him as he stood facing the jury. The 21-year-old faced the death penalty for his...
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese rescuers on Friday found three bodies near the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared this week during a relief mission in the earthquake-hit Himalayan nation, and officials said it was unlikely there were any survivors from the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The last wrecked railcars from the deadly Amtrak accident were removed Friday as investigators tried to figure out why the train sped up from 70 mph to over 100 mph in the minute before it went into a sharp bend. Brandon Bostian, the engineer whose handling...