By Associated Press | 08/20/14 08:29 AM
American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.
By Judy Lin | 08/20/14 08:27 AM
A state pension fund committee on Tuesday approved retirement calculations for new government hires despite concerns about so-called "pension spiking" raised by Gov. Jerry Brown and local governments.
By Melinda Deslatte | 08/20/14 08:24 AM
Gov. Bobby Jindal believes the last-minute passage of a pension hike for his state police superintendent, Col. Mike Edmonson, was improperly handled and should be repealed, the governor's office said Tuesday.
By Associated Press | 08/20/14 08:20 AM
Maine's Democratic House speaker is outlining a series of policy proposals aimed at helping the state's rapidly aging population.
08/20/14 01:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also identified as...
08/19/14 10:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: Video appears to show execution of US journalist James Foley by Islamic group.
08/19/14 07:45 PM
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president declares curfew, quarantine of large slum amid mounting Ebola death toll.
08/19/14 06:00 PM
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years. The hockey team said Tuesday a group led by former Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and investor Scott...
08/19/14 04:46 PM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in serious condition Tuesday after their car crashed on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and local officials said. The small car carrying a nephew of the pope along with the man's wife and two...
08/19/14 03:15 PM
Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference at uncertain time for college athletics. The MAC and ESPN officially announced the new deal, which runs through the 2026-27 season,...
08/19/14 02:15 PM
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — New York Islanders hockey team being sold to ex-Washington Capitals co-owner, London investor.
08/19/14 01:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to an eight-month high and offering hope that housing has regained momentum after two months of declines. Construction increased 15.7 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million homes, the Commerce...
08/19/14 12:00 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli official says delegation in Cairo for talks has been recalled over Gaza rocket fire.
08/19/14 11:45 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli military says it has intercepted 2 more rockets fired at southern Israel from Gaza.
08/19/14 11:15 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — Home Depot's fiscal second-quarter net income surged 14 percent thanks to a rebound in its spring selling season. The nation's largest home improvement retailer also raised its annual profit guidance Tuesday. Spring is the biggest season for home-improvement retailers, as...
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