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A group of retired police and firefighters has reached an agreement with the bankrupt city of Detroit calling for few cuts to their benefits.
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.
Several well-known nonprofits are caught in a tussle between billionaire donor John Arnold, who advocates overhauling public pensions, and multimillion-member unions.
The U.S. stepped up efforts to dissuade Russia from intervening in Ukraine's increasingly unstable east.
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.
Congressional Budget Office predicts gap between U.S. government spending and revenue will fall to $492 billion, or 2.8% of gross domestic product.
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.
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.
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.
New Jersey drivers may face a nightmare commute Monday morning, the first rush hour during the partial closure of the iconic Pulaski Skyway.
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.