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Fast-food strikes aim at 100 US cities

December 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, file photo, protesting fast food workers demonstrate outside a McDonald’s restaurant on New York’s Fifth Avenue, in New York. Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, to build on a campaign that began about a year ago to call [&hellip...

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Oklahoma adopts California-style quake precautions

December 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 26, 2013 photo is Matt Pryor at his insurance office in Oklahoma City. Business at Pryor’s Oklahoma City office has been brisk following temblors that struck near the city of Edmond, Okla., a bedroom community where residents are more...

NYC train derailment kills 4, hurts more than 60

December 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

National Transportation Safety Board board member Earl Weener speaks during a news conference alongside New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, right, at the scene of a Metro-North passenger train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The...

Officials: Speed a factor in Walker’s deadly crash

December 1, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

Sheriff’s deputies work near the wreckage of a Porsche that crashed into a light pole on Hercules Street near Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. A publicist for actor Paul Walker says the star of the “Fast &...

NTSB officials examine Alaska crash wreckage

December 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image provided Saturday Nov. 30, 2013, courtesy of Alaska State Troopers shows the wreckage of a plane that crashed Friday near St. Marys, Alaska. Authorities said the pilot and three passengers died in this crash of the single-engine turboprop Cessna...

Record crowds over weekend, but spending declined

December 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Protestors stream past the entrance to a Walmart store on Universty Avenue in St. Paul, Minn. on Black Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. On one of the busiest shopping days of the year, hundreds rallied to draw attention to low wages for retail workers and janitors. (AP...

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White House: On track for website goal

December 1, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

AP Photo This photo of part of the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington, on Friday. The beleaguered health insurance website has had periods of down times as as the government tries to fix the problems. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama...

Montana appeals teacher’s rape sentence

November 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Aug. 26, 2013 photo shows Stacey Rambold standing in a courtroom after sentencing by Judge G. Todd Baugh in Billings, Mont. The state is due, Nov. 25, 2013, to file arguments in its appeal of a 30-day sentence given to Rambold, a Montana...

Mother on crashed plane led searchers to wreckage

November 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image provided Saturday Nov. 30, 2013, courtesy of Alaska State Troopers shows the wreckage of a plane that crashed Friday near St. Marys, Alaska. Authorities said the pilot and three passengers died in this crash of the single-engine turboprop Cessna...

White House: On track for health care website goal

November 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo of part of the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington, on Nov. 29, 2013. The beleaguered health insurance website has had periods of down times as as the government tries to fix the problems. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick) WASHINGTON (AP) —...