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  • Robbery suspect dies after shootout with police

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A man who shot and wounded a shopper while robbing a drug store died after a gunbattle with police near a Reno casino. The man died Sunday night at a Reno medical center and the male shopper was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, said Bob...

  • Harry Reid's anti-Koch crusade eats up precious Senate time

    If you're sick of cynicism in politics, you might want to avert your eyes from the Senate for the next few weeks.

  • Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons (8.5 tons). Seized in a raid last week, the drugs were flown to the capital Monday and unloaded in boxes from an...

  • Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers. Kendall Fells, an organizing director for Fast Food...

  • Senior citizens injured in Irwindale bus crash

    IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) — Police in a Los Angeles suburb have arrested a suspected drunken driver who crashed into a bus filled with senior citizens. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune (http://bit.ly/1oyOhkT ) says 10 of 48 passengers on the charter bus complained of pain after Sunday night's crash...

  • Federal, statewide and legislative races headed to the Nov. 4 general election

    U.S. SENATE Full term Matt Silverstein, D-Bixby (i) Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa Ray Woods, independent, Fairview Aaron DeLozier, independent, Texas Joan Farr, independent, Broken Arrow Unexpired term Connie Johnson, D-Oklahoma City James Lankford, R-Edmond Mark T. Beard, independent, Oklahoma...

  • Obama pushes minimum wage in Wisconsin trip

    A deeply polarized state, Wisconsin has been the epicenter of a major fight in recent years over the power of government workers' unions with a highly competitive governor's race this fall.

  • IRS scandal needs a special prosecutor

    Last summer, Obama had called the IRS scandal "inexcusable" and forced the head of the IRS to resign. How times change.

  • Big Labor: Eat only 'union-made' for Labor Day BBQ

    Make that Labor Day barbecue a union-made feast, says the AFL-CIO, which provides a list of labor-made hot dogs, beer and ice cream.

  • Solar power set to double for seventh straight year

    While solar's slice of the U.S. electricity pie is still small -- it accounted for just 0.2 percent of total generation in 2013 -- the electric utility industry is viewing it as a disruptive force.

  • Labor dismay: AFL-CIO boss says unions too small to make a difference

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says that the shrinking labor movement is "in crisis."

  • If the GOP were planning a government shutdown, we'd know about it

    Aside from a hollow threat from Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, and a terribly misconstrued quote from Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., there is nothing to suggest that the Republican Party is actually conspiring to shut down the government.

  • Six signs Hillary Clinton is running

    Hillary Clinton hasn't announced a run officially, but her actions have pretty much confirmed what most people already thought.

  • Right-to-work push goes local

    Heritage Foundation legal scholar Andrew Kloster said the issue is simply not mentioned in the 1947 Taft-Hartley law that allowed states to pass right-to-work laws.

  • How Democrats came to like Charlie Crist

    Democrats haven't won the governor's mansion in twenty years, but the DNC believes that Charlie Crist can change that.



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