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NEW YORK (AP) — Uber cars can continue to be a growing presence on the streets of New York City now that an agreement has been reached between the ride-hailing company and the city. Just before a City Council vote that could have capped the number of cars Uber can have on city...
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Ikea chests tipped over and fatally injured two boys, the Swedish furniture giant and safety regulators say consumers should keep the furniture — 27 million chests and dressers — away from children unless the products are mounted to a wall. Ikea is...
SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who was having relationship troubles with his wife killed her, two of her sons and himself Wednesday, less than a day after police had visited the home on a domestic violence call, authorities said. Matthew Fields, 32, wasn't there when deputies...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire in Glacier National Park torched a car and forced tourists to abandon their rides on the Montana park's most popular roadway while officials evacuated hotels, campgrounds and homes near the park's eastern boundary. Visitors left their...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of killing nine black church members in Charleston, South Carolina, was motivated by racial hatred and a desire to commit a "notorious attack" when he opened fire inside a historic house of worship last month, according to a federal grand jury...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers in New York state would see a super-sized raise under a plan to phase in a $15 minimum wage — the first time a state has singled out a particular industry for such an increase. The hike, approved Wednesday by the state Wage Board, would increase...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The push for a higher minimum wage gained momentum on both sides of country Wednesday, with a New York labor board endorsing an eventual $15 an hour for the state's 150,000 fast-food workers and the huge University of California system announcing the same...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Amid angry demonstrations over the Confederate flag last weekend, a quiet gesture of human kindness unfolded on the steps to South Carolina's Statehouse: A white man overcome by the sweltering heat and wearing a Nazi swastika on his T-shirt was escorted to...
NEW YORK (AP) — After Ikea chests tipped over and fatally injured two boys, safety regulators say consumers should stop using Ikea's dressers and chests for children unless the products are mounted to a wall. The Swedish furniture giant is offering a free kit to help consumers...
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — In an hour-long comedy set, Trevor Noah hit the kind of social satire notes to be...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Private employers in Illinois can now give preference to veterans when hiring new workers...
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect fleeing from Missouri police has crashed into another vehicle in...
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — More than two dozen bronze plaques will soon mark historical sites throughout the northern...
MIAMI (AP) — A man arrested by the FBI on charges of plotting as an Islamic State sympathizer to detonate a nail-...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Some Missouri State University students will be housed in hotels when the semester begins...