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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Look past the booming November job gain of 321,000 reported Friday - the best figure in three years in the strongest year for U.S. hiring since 1999. The job market has reached a new milestone on its road to full health: For the first time since the Great...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans will hold at least 246 House seats come January, according to election results Saturday, giving the GOP a commanding majority that matches the party's post-World War II high during Democratic President Harry S. Truman's administration. The GOP...
MIAMI (AP) — Six prisoners held for 12 years at Guantanamo Bay have been sent to Uruguay to be resettled as refugees, the U.S. government announced Sunday — a deal that had been delayed for months by security concerns at the Pentagon and political considerations in the South...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu on Saturday, denying her a fourth term and extending the GOP's domination of the 2014 midterm elections that put Republicans in charge of Capitol Hill for the final two years of President...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu on Saturday, denying her a fourth term and extending the GOP's domination of the 2014 midterm elections that put Republicans in charge of Capitol Hill for the final two years of President...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Can a company that didn't exist five years ago, an upstart with a knack for angering regulators who could close it down, really be worth $40 billion? That is the figure that had investors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley abuzz a day after Uber announced it had...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Advocates for sexual-assault victims say Rolling Stone's backpedaling from an explosive account of a gang rape at the University of Virginia doesn't change the fact that rape is a problem on college campuses and must be confronted - even as some...
Demonstrators around the country staged die-ins, blocked roadways and marched into stores to protest a New York grand jury's decision to not indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man. Tensions were already running high around the nation because...
WASHINGTON (AP) — New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would restrict the ability of the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to take into account religion, national origin and other characteristics during investigations. But they would...