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The municipality was accused of misstating or omitting relevant information about its troubled finances in reports and statements.
The California Highway Patrol said it did not know if the presence of a ninth passenger, one more than was authorized, contributed to the deadly outcome on the San Mateo Bridge.
Republican critics of a bill to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws could offer hundreds of amendments to try to weaken, if not kill, the measure.
Willie J. Manning, who is scheduled to be executed Tuesday in Mississippi, has been repeatedly rebuffed as he sought to have crime scene evidence tested.
The vehicle that burst into flames on a San Francisco Bay Area bridge, killing five women inside, was carrying one too many passengers, investigators said Monday.
A bipartisan coalition won a 69-to-27 vote to require online retailers to collect sales taxes for state and local governments. But antitax forces hope the House will kill the measure.
Americans, mostly black, who live near large-scale farms say they are illegally discouraged from applying for work and treated badly by employers who prefer foreigners’ malleability.
The Department of Defense has identified 2,196 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
High school students will take the college-admissions exam by computer starting in the spring of 2015, but at least for a while, the paper and pencil version will still be available.
The recession and anemic recovery are behind most of a surprising trend that could help close the federal deficit, new studies show, but higher co-payments have also played a part.
Technology developed for warfare finds surprising civilian applications, including surveys of wildlife populations.
A college counselor offers final steps for high school seniors as they wrap up their high school career, finalize their college plans and prepare for their final summer before college.
The first of our new Retro Report series revisits the 1987 voyage of a barge loaded with New York garbage. It became an international fiasco, but foreshadowed the modern recycling movement.
A limousine taking nine women to a bachelorette party erupted in flames on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, killing five of the passengers, including the bride-to-be, authorities said Sunday.
At the funeral for a 2-year-old who was shot by her 5-year-old brother in a small Kentucky town, there was anger at those who have judged a lifestyle that includes firearms for children.
Qaeda propagandists have provided online education to teach their devotees in the United States how to carry out smaller-scale solo attacks, like that of the Boston bombings.
The federal budget cuts known as sequestration are being felt across the country, with some programs coping, some struggling and others closing their doors.
The Westchester County community of Port Chester, N.Y., presents a microcosm of the costs and benefits that immigration reform could offer the United States.
Speaking in personal terms about the murder of her father, Caroline Kennedy recognized Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in 2011 and has backed tougher gun laws.
The United States, Britain and France discussed the possibility of American-led strikes privately in the days before the attacks linked to Israel, officials said.