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Detroit Reaches Deal With Police, Firefighter Retirees

April 15, 2014 - 10:52am
A group of retired police and firefighters has reached an agreement with the bankrupt city of Detroit calling for few cuts to their benefits.

Prosecutors Probe Kansas Shootings

April 15, 2014 - 6:59am
The man suspected of killing three people in a shooting spree at two Jewish centers in the Kansas City area was long known to law enforcement as a white supremacist and former Klansman, authorities said. Federal and state authorities said they would prosecute the shootings as hate crimes.

Nonprofits Caught in Pension Crossfire

April 15, 2014 - 6:40am
Several well-known nonprofits are caught in a tussle between billionaire donor John Arnold, who advocates overhauling public pensions, and multimillion-member unions.

Obama, Putin Talk as Unrest Roils Ukraine

April 15, 2014 - 12:08am
The U.S. stepped up efforts to dissuade Russia from intervening in Ukraine's increasingly unstable east.

CBO Projects Lower Premiums in Health-Insurance Exchanges

April 14, 2014 - 6:53pm
Health-insurance premiums for plans sold in the Affordable Care Act's exchanges will be lower than previously expected for the next few years, according to a report by the Congressional Budget Office.

CBO Sees U.S. Deficit Shrinking More Than Expected in 2014

April 14, 2014 - 6:21pm
Congressional Budget Office predicts gap between U.S. government spending and revenue will fall to $492 billion, or 2.8% of gross domestic product.

IMF Members Weigh Options to Sidestep U.S. Congress on Overhaul

April 14, 2014 - 6:01pm
The U.S. would lose its veto power on the International Monetary Fund's executive board under a plan being considered by some emerging economies. The countries are fed up with the United States' failure to ratify a four-year-old deal.

Port Authority Commissioner Resigns Amid Investigations

April 14, 2014 - 4:38pm
Anthony Sartor stepped down just days after the emergence of a new investigation into Port activity by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., including the agency's work rebuilding the World Trade Center.

Washington Post, Guardian Win Pulitzers

April 14, 2014 - 3:45pm
The Washington Post and the Guardian won Pulitzers for coverage of secret surveillance efforts by the NSA. The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer for breaking news for its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Pulaski Jams Stretch Ahead

April 14, 2014 - 2:21pm
New Jersey drivers may face a nightmare commute Monday morning, the first rush hour during the partial closure of the iconic Pulaski Skyway.

Discord Over What to Pay the Doctor

April 14, 2014 - 1:48pm
Access to preventive care at no charge to the patient is a key tenet of the federal health law. But questions over what qualifies as "preventive" are causing discord between doctors and patients.