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Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, said that gun control advocates had to learn from the National Rifle Association and punish those politicians who fail to support their agenda.
Even if Iran does have legal grounds to argue that its new ambassador’s rights have been violated, there is little it can do, experts said.
President Obama’s rare use of his clemency powers to spare Ceasar Huerta Cantu from being locked up for 42 more months highlighted a new effort to rethink sentencing rules.
Two paroled sex offenders are accused of raping and killing at least four women in Orange County while dutifully checking in with the police and wearing their GPS trackers.
The study, still in a preliminary stage, found that lung cells exposed to e-cigarette vapor showed cancerous reactions similar to cells exposed to tobacco smoke.
One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit Oso on March 22, the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office said Tuesday.
The State House voted 66 to 27 on Tuesday to reject a repeal of the state’s unconstitutional anti-sodomy law.
Cpl. Korey Nathan Pritchett was removed from embassy security detail after he consumed alcohol in the hours before reporting for duty in the Netherlands, where President Obama attended a summit meeting last month.
For 50 years, economic consensus has held that new machines lift demand for skilled workers. But what if technology has become a substitute for labor?
The charges against Frazier Glenn Miller, appearing by video for his initial court hearing, included one count that could result in the death penalty.
A new method, still being tested, would coat receptors in the throat and nose before influenza viruses attach.
A study found that a significant number of people labeled vegetative had received an incorrect diagnosis and actually had some degree of consciousness and the potential to improve.
Lawmakers said a survey of electronic cigarette producers found that hundreds of giveaways and sponsorships took place at youth-oriented events.
Changes to the Census Bureau’s annual survey on health insurance will make it hard to gauge any shift in the number of uninsured; an internal paper called the timing “coincidental and unfortunate.”
Efforts to tackle climate change have repeatedly collided with politics in Washington, where Republicans question the science of global warming, and ties to the fossil fuel industry have made them resistant to change.
The man the authorities say masterminded a scheme that fleeced the Los Angeles suburb of Bell out of millions of dollars was sentenced to 33 months in prison for income tax evasion.
The Atlanta school board on Monday approved Meria Carstarphen as the district’s next superintendent.
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Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have raises coming after a new minimum wage law was signed Monday by Gov. Mark Dayton.