DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Labor, religious, nonprofit and public service groups are joining forces to rally support in Minnesota for increasing the minimum wage.… More »
PLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say part of a fire extinguisher flew nearly a quarter-mile through the air into a house after a workplace accident. No one was injured.
Plainville firefighters say a machine operator cutting beams
President Barack Obama won’t need to mention race — a subject he doesn’t talk a lot about in public — when he stands at the Lincoln Memorial on the anniversary of the March on Washington.
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A 34-year-old Cedar Rapids man convicted of child stealing is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 21.
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MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York town approved new zoning laws that would prevent any significant development of Plum Island, home to a government laboratory studying infectious animal diseases since the 1950s.
Newsday (http://bit.ly/1dOGMEm ) says the
BEIJING (AP) — The son of a well-known Chinese general has gone on trial over an alleged gang rape that has focused attention on the sometimes outrageous behavior of the offspring of the country’s elites.
A group of
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A man who lived alone in the Maine woods for nearly three decades has pleaded not guilty to seven burglaries and six thefts.
Authorities say Christopher Knight may be responsible for 1,000 burglaries in
BUNOL, Spain (AP) — Thousands of people are splattering each other with tons of tomatoes in the annual “Tomatina” battle in recession-hit Spain, with the debt-burdened town charging participants entry fees this year for the first time.
GENEVA (AP) — UN envoy to Syria says evidence suggests some chemical ‘substance’ was used, killing hundreds.
TOKYO (AP) — A senior U.S. envoy who will travel to North Korea later this week said Wednesday that he plans to strongly appeal for the release of an American sentenced to 15 years of hard labor by