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3 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon
It's been more than a decade since Adam Carter did time in prison for dealing cocaine - but when it comes to trying to get a job interview, it might as well have been yesterday, he says.
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3 hrs ago | ABC News
A group of nearly 200 Catholic employers filed a new lawsuit in Oklahoma against the federal government Wednesday, hoping to stop parts of the federal health care law that force them to provide insurance that covers contraceptives.
8 hrs ago | NewsOne
Bypassing Congress, President Barack Obama intends to order changes in overtime rules so employers would be required to pay millions more workers for the extra time they put in on the job.
10 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Child care providers who receive federal support would have to undergo criminal background checks, know first aid and CPR and get other medical training under a bill moving forward in the Senate.
14 hrs ago | ABC News
An East Texas woman, her brother and her parents are charged with carrying out a scheme to kill of the woman's ex-husband and new wife as both sides were embroiled in a custody dispute over a 5-year-old girl, authorities said Wednesday.
14 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer ended months of speculation about her political future on Wednesday when she announced that she will not seek a third term in office.
16 hrs ago | EDGE
The plaintiffs in a lawsuit agreed Tuesday not to ask for a temporary halt to enforcement of Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage and asked a federal judge instead to expedite a decision on the overall case.
20 hrs ago | Click2Houston
A federal prosecutor has launched a criminal investigation into General Motors handling of a vehicle fault that resulted in at least 13 deaths, according to various reports.
Yesterday | National Public Radio
The senior CIA lawyer accused by the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee of trying to intimidate the panel over its investigation into secret prisons and brutal interrogations of terrorism suspects was himself involved in the controversial programs.
A jury convicted former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner of federal bribery and extortion charges Tuesday, saying her acceptance of $36,000 from a bond trader who did business with the state was a felony rather than just a lapse in ethical judgment.
President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is getting its first test ahead of the 2014 midterm elections Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where Democrats and Republicans have spent millions of dollars trying out national strategies for the rest of the year.
Passionate TV fans are like puppies with a chew toy: They sink their teeth - and hearts - into their favorite shows and just refuse to let go.
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Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of the devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
Gov. Steve Bullock has declared a flood emergency for the state of Montana after recent snowfall and warm temperatures triggered widespread flooding.
In this Dec. 11, 2013, file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
The Senate headed toward an overwhelming vote Monday in favor of big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a 'good soldier defense' to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.