The Hill -
The U.S. has a chance to "reverse the decades-long erosion of middle-class jobs and incomes" now that the economy is undergoing a "resurgence," President Obama argued Saturday in his weekend address.
New York Daily News -
With a record number of Americans hitting the roads, rails and skies for the holidays, it's beginning to look a lot like messy weather could snarl schedules.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The San Francisco District Attorney's office charged a sheriff's deputy on Friday for allegedly attacking a hospital patient and covering it up with a false police report, according to officials and local media.
ABC News -
Aloha, Obama family! The president and first family have arrived in Hawaii, for a 16-day tropical vacation that's become their annual tradition over the Christmas and New Year holidays.
Fox News -
Dec. 19: Margo Bronstein appears in Torrance Superior Court flanked by her attorney Jeffrey Gray. Bronstein is charged with 4 counts of gross vehicular manslaughter.
Communities Digital News -
WASHINGTON, December 19, 2014 - The U.S. Senate report detailing torture committed by CIA agents and government contractors on 119 detainees - 26 of them tortured by mistake - describes actions which were both illegal and immoral.
The New York Police Department has made another arrest in an aggressive manhunt for suspects in an assault on two officers during a protest over the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.
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The U.S. State Department has issued a worldwide travel alert in response to a lone wolf attack in Australia earlier this week that resulted in the deaths of two hostages.
Monroe County Clerk counsel Ron Saunders (right) explains to William Lee Jones and Aaron Huntsman on April 1 why his office can't issue them a marriage license.
The Messenger (subscription) -
Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton badly need each other. They cancel out each others' greatest weaknesses and deprive their foes of some of their strongest arguments.
Marijuana has never had a year like 2014. The first aboveboard just-for-fun cannabis markets rose in Colorado and Washington. Voters in Oregon and Alaska passed ballot initiatives to create the same.
Zee News -
Washington: A US congressional report suggests that the federal government is not competent enough to tackle a nuclear terrorist attack or a large-scale natural catastrophe.
CTV News -
TORONTO - The lower loonie is putting more money in the pockets of Canadian Christmas tree exporters this year. Canada shipped more than 1.5 million trees to the U.S.
CBS Local -
LANSING (WWJ/AP) - A state lawmaker has placed a Nativity scene on the east lawn of the state Capitol in Lansing. Sen. Rick Jones tells MLive.
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A Doylestown man is accused of making a bogus carjacking report while police were searching for Bradley Stone, who killed six people in the Philadelphia suburbs.
Huffington Post -
DENVER (AP) -- Defense lawyers acknowledge that James Holmes opened fire on an Aurora movie theater auditorium on July 20, 2012, killing 12 people and injuring 70.
NEW YORK - A convicted child molester who was long suspected in a 1979 missing child case plans to invoke his right against self-incrimination if called to testify in the murder trial of a man now charged with the crime, his lawyer said Friday.
Los Angeles Times -
A judge restored federal protections to gray wolves in the the western Great Lakes region on Friday, reversing an earlier decision by the federal government to remove the animals from the endangered species list.
Mother Jones -
The president said surprisingly smart things about the proposed pipeline at a news conference on Friday. —By Ben Adler. | Sat Dec. 20, 2014 8:51 AM EST.
Minneapolis Star Tribune -
MILWAUKEE - Authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested after marchers protesting the death of a black man shot by Milwaukee police in April blocked traffic on Interstate 43.
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