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Stone, one of three Americans who helped stop a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train in August, is said to be in stable condition following the incident in Sacramento.
Oct. 8, 2015
McCarthy, the current Majority Leader, had been the favorite ahead of Thursday's closed-door vote by House Republicans.
Oct. 8, 2015
According to Republican congressmen coming out of the caucus meeting, the current House GOP leader told Republicans he didn't have a path to victory to secure the top job in the House.
Oct. 8, 2015
Drugmakers disclose their payments to doctors, dentists, even chiropractors. But spending on nurse practitioners and physician assistants is excluded. Legislation in the Senate would change that.
Oct. 8, 2015
The former Florida governor has a household name, but the candidate knows he needs to introduce himself. "I've gotta tell the Jeb story," he said, "I've got to say who I am. I've gotta show my heart."
Oct. 8, 2015
This is the second botched execution in a row for the state. Clayton Lockett died of a heart attack after a phlebotomist misplaced an IV line.
Oct. 8, 2015
Volkswagen has "withdrawn the application for certification of our model year 2016 vehicles," CEO Michael Horn says, adding that the company is still working with U.S. agencies.
Oct. 8, 2015
In his speech kicking off the NATO meeting, Stoltenberg also said the alliance will establish two "small headquarters" in Hungary and Slovakia.
Oct. 8, 2015
House Republicans will cast secret ballots Thursday to nominate the next speaker. Kevin McCarthy is favored, but he will face a bigger hurdle when the entire House votes later this month.
Oct. 8, 2015
The 90-day suspensions go into effect immediately and could be extended, FIFA says. Along with President Blatter, the group banned one of his rivals for six years.
Oct. 8, 2015
The investigative journalist is known for her in-depth exposes of the former Soviet Union, letting eyewitness accounts shed an unsettling light on tragedies.
Oct. 8, 2015
In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew spoke about the debt ceiling, raising wages and the new potential faces of the $10 bill.
Oct. 8, 2015
Billed as a "companion" to major Senate sentencing legislation released last week, the top Republican and Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee say the proposal comes after months of negotiations.
Oct. 8, 2015
New York City's transit authority wants to protect Lower Manhattan subway stations from storm flooding. It's racing to get technology tested and in place in time for the next big one.
Oct. 8, 2015
The UAW announced the agreement just after Wednesday's strike deadline of 11:59 p.m. Fiat Chrysler is the first of Detroit's big three automakers to reach a tentative contract with the UAW.
Oct. 7, 2015
Three runs batted in by rookie Kyle Schwarber and a four-hit complete game thrown by Jake Arrieta get the Cubs to the Divisional Series, where they'll face longtime foes the St. Louis Cardinals.
Oct. 7, 2015
Three members of the Rosenthal family were indicted for allegedly laundering money for drug traffickers.
Oct. 7, 2015
The Supreme Court heard its first death penalty case of the new term Wednesday, and the questioning quickly showed how deep and bitter the divide between the justices has grown on this issue.
Oct. 7, 2015
People with uncertain prognoses or dementia can't end their lives under California's new medical aid in dying law. Proponents say those limits reflect the uncertainties of death, and of politics.
Oct. 7, 2015
As the waters in the overflowing river make their way toward the Atlantic Ocean, there are fears of new flooding along the coast.
Oct. 7, 2015

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