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A bill headed for President Barack Obama this week includes a provision that would ban U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold mined by children in Africa and garments sewn by abused women in Bangladesh, closing a loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law that...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rick Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration's mishandling of...
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A surfing competition touted as one of the most hazardous sporting events in the world takes place Friday. Two dozen big-name, big-wave surfers are expected to descend on a coastal Northern California town for the Titans of Mavericks contest. The...
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A surfing competition touted as one of the most hazardous sporting events in the world takes place Friday. Two dozen big-name, big-wave surfers are expected to descend on a coastal Northern California town for the Titans of Mavericks contest. The...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police shot and killed a man who stormed into a central Ohio restaurant wielding a machete and randomly attacking people as they sat unsuspectingly at their dinner tables, authorities said. Four people were injured in the brutal attack Thursday evening at...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana jury ruled Thursday against a woman who sought millions of dollars from health care providers that she said failed to diagnose her unborn daughter's cystic fibrosis. Kerrie Evans of Gardiner had testified that she would have had an abortion if she...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge cleared the way Thursday for a New Mexico teenager who shot and killed his parents and three younger siblings to be sentenced as a juvenile and released from state custody by the time he turns 21 after the teen's attorneys argued he could be...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber says it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees. The company on Thursday told a federal judge in San Francisco that it wants to settle the class-action lawsuits...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police have shot and killed a man who they say attacked several people at a central Ohio restaurant with a machete. Police say the man walked into a Mediterranean restaurant in Columbus on Thursday evening and attacked several people. Authorities have not...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's K-12 public schools would get about a $76 million increase in basic funding...
MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 12, 2016--National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE MKT: NHC), the nation’s...
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-...
CHICAGO (AP) — A man who was wanted in connection with a 2014 suburban Chicago home invasion has been captured in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music producer Rick Rubin didn't give an acceptance speech when he received the President's...
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — An attorney for a Rockford woman accused of stabbing her 8-year-old son to death says he...