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(Los Angeles, CA) -- Television is getting ready for its biggest award night with the announcement of nominations for this year's Emmy Awards. Emmy Awards voters have picked "True Detective," "Mad Men," "House of Cards," "Game of Thrones," "Downton Abbey" and "Breaking Bad" as...
(Santa Cruz, CA) -- A high-priced California call girl is charged with felony manslaughter in connection with the overdose death of a Google executive. Police say Alix Tichelman was seen on surveillance video injecting 51-year-old Forrest Hayeswith heroin aboard a swanky yacht...
(New York, NY) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign a bill today launching the country's biggest municipal ID card program. He says Big Apple ID cards represent a ticket out of the shadows and will make it easier for undocumented people living in the city to...
(New York, NY) -- Thousands of people are expected to attend today's funeral for a New York City firefighter. Gordon Ambelas died after becoming trapped looking for victims at a Brooklyn high-rise fire over the weekend. The 14-year-veteran helped rescue people on 9-11, from the...
(Undated) -- Republicans in Congress say a former IRS official might have hidden her internal communications. The lawmakers say Lois Lerner used an internal instant messaging system instead of email so investigators couldn't retrieve her communications with other tax agency...
(Undated) -- Family Dollar stores are reporting a drop in earnings. Today the company said its third quarter net earnings were down more than 30 percent from the same period a year ago. Family Dollar is projecting fourth quarter sales to be flat. Family Dollar stock was slightly...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Television is getting ready for its biggest award night with the announcement of nominations for this year's Emmy Awards. Emmy Awards voters have picked "True Detective," "Mad Men," "House of Cards," "Game of Thrones," "Downton Abbey" and "Breaking Bad" as...
(Washington, DC) -- Senators are taking up a White House request for more money for border assistance today. President Obama is asking Congress for an emergency budget allocation of three-point-seven billion dollars to better-deal with the southwest border crisis. Homeland...
(Washington, DC) -- Senator Dick Durbin is pushing legislation to fight gun trafficking. The Illinois Democrat introduced the measure Wednesday, after a holiday weekend that saw more than 80 shootings in the Chicago area. Twelve people were killed. Durbin's legislation would...