National

(New York, NY) -- There appears to be some confusion about just how many people are missing following yesterday's explosion and fire in New York City's East Village. Police and fire officials now say two people are unaccounted for. That presumably includes a 23-year-old Harlem...
(Atlantic City, NJ) -- Wall Street is warning that Atlantic City is in danger of default. Analysts are not impressed with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's 130-million-dollar budget cut and layoff plan. Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's are both saying it's...
(Washington, DC) -- Senator Harry Reid says he won't seek re-election next year. The Nevada Democrat is bringing his three-decade congressional career to an end when his term is up. The 75-year-old Senate Minority Leader suffered serious eye and facial injuries in an exercise...
(Undated) -- The Secret Service has new rules for driving after drinking. A senior Obama administration official said Thursday night that Secret Service agents now cannot drive official government cars within ten hours of drinking alcohol. The official told NBC News the rules...
(New York, NY) -- An apparent gas explosion is responsible for leaving three buildings reduced to rubble and a seven-alarm fire in New York City Thursday. The FDNY says 19 people were hurt, at least three critically. It's believed construction workers inside a sushi restaurant...
(New York, NY) -- New York City fire officials now say 19 people are hurt following the East Village explosion that leveled one building and left another partially collapsed. A third building is in danger of collapsing and a fourth is also damaged. Firefighters worked well into...
(Austin, TX) -- A federal district court will put a hold a U.S. Labor Department rule regarding medical leave for same-sex couples. The Texas attorney general had sued the federal agency last week, saying the rule would force state agencies either to violate state law or federal...
(Wasington, DC) -- The Senate is in complete agreement when it comes to imposing sanctions on Iran if it violates a nuclear deal. Senators unanimously approved a non-binding amendment to a budget bill that would make it easier to reimpose sanctions if Tehran violated terms of a...
(Undated) -- A Germanwings co-pilot who managed to lock the captain out of the cockpit is being blamed for the crash of the jet in the French Alps. A French prosecutor said today that while there is a touch pad the captain tried using to open the cockpit door, co-pilot Andreas...