By Associated Press | 08/14/14 08:54 AM
Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. Louis suburb in the wake of the shooting of the unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown.
By Associated Press | 08/13/14 04:32 PM
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By Associated Press | 08/12/14 12:47 PM
Vermont lawmakers are planning a public hearing regarding a round of budget cuts proposed by the administration of Gov. Peter Shumlin.
By Associated Press | 08/12/14 12:45 PM
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he'll work to create 100,000 new private-sector jobs over four years if he's re-elected.
By Associated Press | 08/11/14 08:09 AM
The Arkansas Department of Human Services says nearly 8,000 more Arkansans were approved for coverage under the state's expanded Medicaid program last month.
By Associated Press | 08/11/14 08:06 AM
Officials in western Pennsylvania's Allegheny County are seeking millions of dollars from the state to help keep the county's crime laboratory operating.
By Associated Press | 08/11/14 08:03 AM
Buffalo and Erie County are seeing a big increase in the number of older residents receiving food stamps, though families with children continue to make up the largest group participating in the federal program, according to a report in The Buffalo News.
By Brian Bakst | 08/11/14 08:01 AM
When Rebecca Otto scored her first political win, few Democrats reveled in it more than Matt Entenza.
By Sara Burnett | 08/11/14 07:59 AM
As one of the nation's most competitive governor's races picks up, voters in Illinois are hearing a whole lot about a British territory thousands of miles away in the Caribbean.
08/10/14 09:25 AM
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie was unseated in a stunning primary-election defeat Saturday after a fellow Democrat, state Sen. David Ige, easily coasted to victory on his promise to bring a less combative leadership style in a race that divided Democrats.
By Associated Press | 08/07/14 11:28 AM
Veterans may soon have easier access to government-paid health care under a bill President Obama signed into law Thursday, the government's most sweeping response to date to a public uproar over systemwide problems that have rocked the Veterans Affairs Department.
By Matthew Lee | 08/07/14 08:22 AM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit to try to calm tensions between the country's two feuding presidential candidates.
By Robert Burns | 08/05/14 10:31 AM
A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on NATO troops at a military base, killing a U.S. two-star general and wounding some 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and a number of American troops, authorities said.
By David A. Lieb | 08/05/14 08:39 AM
A Missouri primary that lacks competition for the only statewide office on the ballot nonetheless has generated considerable attention because of proposals seeking to raise taxes for transportation and create constitutional protections for farmers.
By Peter Jackson | 08/05/14 08:37 AM
A meeting Monday of top Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Tom Corbett produced little progress toward freeing a stalled tax bill that Philadelphia officials say is critical to opening the city's schools on time.
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