The robust hiring indicates that consumer spending is powering the economy even as weak growth overseas and low oil prices squeeze U.S. manufacturers and drillers.
The bill that was passed on Thursday now goes to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature.
Cable and telecom industry groups will urge a three-judge panel on Friday to throw out regulations that forbid online content from being blocked or channeled into fast and slow lanes.
The Pakistani woman who joined her U.S.-born husband in killing 14 people in a commando-style assault on his co-workers is now at the center of a massive FBI terrorism investigation.
The man wanted in the deadly shootout involving rival motorcycle gangs earlier in the year is awaiting extradition back to Texas.
The Denver-based chain says the new procedures will include testing of all produce before they are shipped to restaurants, and testing to ensure quality throughout shelf life.
He’s decided to give his reindeer some time off while he’s in Portland. In the meantime, hipster Santa said he’ll be getting around on his bike.
As a backdrop to the ceremony, the U.S. flag flew at half-staff atop the White House in remembrance of the victims killed Wednesday in Southern California.
An official list of the dead was released Thursday, and families, friends and co-workers to share some of their stories.
The Senate approved the legislation in a near party-line 52-47 vote Thursday, leaving it likely that the GOP-run House will ship the measure to the White House in days.
Weiland was set to perform with his band “Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts” in Minnesota Thursday night.
The slaughter in San Bernardino, California, in some ways does not fit the mold of past mass shootings. Details that have emerged about the massacre contrast with other examples of a form of violence typically carried out by men acting alone.
The local Black Lives Matter group gathered at the site since the Nov. 16 death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark following a confrontation with police a day earlier.
Two crewmembers were flying a two-seat AH-64D Apache during a routine training mission when the helicopter went down around 7 p.m. Wednesday.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Sherry Esquerra held back tears Wednesday as she desperately tried to reach her daughter and son-in-law after shooters killed … More »
The two attackers who killed 14 people in a rampage at a banquet fired as many as 75 rifle rounds at the scene, left behind three pipe bombs with a remote-control device that apparently malfunctioned, and had over 1,600 more bullets with them.
The agency said Tuesday that it processed 185,345 background checks — roughly two per second — on the same day that three people were killed and nine others wounded in an attack at a Planned Parenthood office in Colorado.
The animal appears to have escaped uninjured after hitting the windshield of the Kenton County, Kentucky police cruiser.
The Zuckerbergs will commit 99 percent of their Facebook stock to a new organization to tackle global issues.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy had said Mayor Rahm Emanuel had his “back” after one of his officers fatally shot a black teenager 16 times.