TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — When Gloria C. MacKenzie went to a Publix supermarket near Tampa last month to buy a Powerball ticket, another person in line did something nice for the 84-year-old widow and let her go first.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico company’s plans to convert a cattle plant into a horse slaughterhouse have hit another roadblock, this time over an environmental permit.
The company’s attorney says the Obama administration is putting politics
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man had to cut his anniversary trip to Yellowstone National Park short when a mystery illness landed him in a hospital.
Encinitas resident Geoff Soza says his favorite breakfast of thawed
WASHINGTON (AP) — Internal Revenue Service officials can expect a grilling when they face lawmakers over the latest controversy to rock the agency: lavish spending at employee conferences.
The IRS is planning a robust defense at a congressional
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The FBI investigation of state Sen. Ron Calderon involves legislation he introduced for a Los Angeles-area water district that uses his brother as a consultant, according to two people questioned by federal agents.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — A sprawling California desert estate built by billionaire philanthropists Walter and Leonore Annenberg is a place where political powerbrokers once discussed critical issues of the day and where royalty — real and Hollywood
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators on Thursday are considering competing versions of legislation that would keep interest rates low for some college students — at least for now.
Senate Democrats were set to push to keep interest rates for
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education issues are suddenly finding the spotlight on Capitol Hill after months of relative neglect. Lawmakers from both parties — as well as President Barack Obama — are trying to gain the upper hand just
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is spending the rest of this week promoting investments to help the middle class, raising money for fellow Democrats and engaging in diplomacy with China’s new president.
Obama was visiting a middle
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is bidding farewell to Frank Lautenberg, the chamber’s oldest member and the last World War II veteran to serve there.
Lautenberg was a liberal Democrat who represented New Jersey for nearly three decades