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(Washington, DC) -- More Americans than expected filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week. The Labor Department says it received 320-thousand initial requests, up from 313-thousand the week prior and not even close to the 295-thousand most analysts had...
(Woodbridge, VA) -- A teenager from Northern Virginia is accused of helping a man fly to Syria to fight with ISIS terrorists. The "Washington Post" reports FBI agents took the 17-year-old boy into custody late last week. He's charged as a juvenile, but federal prosecutors are...
(Undated) -- For Spring Break, you're most likely going to either Las Vegas or Cancun. That's the educated guess of online travel retailers Trivago, Orbitz and American Express Travel. The companies tabulated which destinations users searched for the most, and where they made...
(Seoul) -- The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea is out of surgery and tweeted that he's doing well after a man slashed his face and arms as he was about to give a speech this morning. Ambassador Mark Lippert is in stable condition after more than two hours of surgery at a Seoul...
(Undated) -- A lot of air travelers aren't going to travel very far today. A huge winter storm is forcing airlines to cancel about 24-hundred flights so far today. Sleet and freezing rain canceled flights at Dallas/Fort Worth, Philadelphia, and the major airports for Washington...
(Undated) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants the State Department to release her emails from when she was America's chief diplomat. Clinton's been under fire since it was reported this week that she used her personal email account for State Department...
(Undated) -- Dr. Ben Carson is apologizing for saying that being gay is a choice. The retired neurosurgeon and possible Republican presidential candidate said, in answering a question on CNN Wednesday morning, that being gay is "absolutely" a choice. To make his point, Carson...
(Undated) -- Apple is taking some time before producing new iPads with bigger screens. "Bloomberg News" reports Apple is delaying the start of production for its 12-point-nine inch screen iPads until September. Bloomberg says people who know about Apple's plans say it's because...
(Undated) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants the agency she headed to release her emails from when she was America's chief diplomat. Clinton's been under fire since it was reported this week that she used her personal email account for State Department...