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Both officers are expected to recover. They were shot after they apprehended a suspect at a Chinese restaurant in the Bronx.
January 06, 2015
McDonnell and his wife, former first lady Maureen, were convicted in September on several charges of corruption while he was in office.
January 06, 2015
John Boehner is set to start his third 2-year term as speaker. His election is nearly a foregone conclusion, although a number of his Republican colleagues are likely to vote against him on the floor.
January 06, 2015
Igor Girkin claims to have touched off the conflagration and he says he's proud of what he did. The former member of the Russian security service has a knack for turning up in tumultuous places.
January 06, 2015
Digital downloads of iTunes fell sharply in 2014, as consumers abandoned Apple's music store in favor of cheap, easy-to-use subscription services.
January 06, 2015
When residents see Darlene Arviso driving her water delivery truck, it's like they've seen Santa coming down the chimney. But these deliveries to the Navajo Nation are far from the perfect solution.
January 06, 2015
Last year, Gov. Peter Shumlin devoted his entire State of the State address to Vermont's opiate addiction problem. Since then it has expanded treatment, but doctors say demand is outpacing services.
January 06, 2015
Millions of deep-water fish die every year because of barotrauma, a condition divers know as "the bends." But scientists say so-called descending devices can help fish survive a trip to the surface.
January 06, 2015
Thomas Gilbert Jr. was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon in the death of Thomas Gilbert Sr.
January 06, 2015
The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday that its board would discuss the four cities' bids at Denver International Airport later this week — and then possibly travel to the winning city.
January 05, 2015
From 2003 to 2012, state funding decreased by 12 percent overall while median tuition rose 55 percent across all public colleges," the General Accountability Office says.
January 05, 2015
The nation's biggest banks are leaning toward a new credit card security system that will rely on embedded chips and signatures rather than PINs. But critics say the PIN-and-chip system is superior.
January 05, 2015
The space firm will send a supply capsule into orbit, and then try a new way to recover the part of the rocket that carried it. If it works, that could dramatically reduce the cost of going to space.
January 05, 2015
Advocates say tools that cloak online identities are needed to protect activists. Prosecutors say they hinder efforts to police all kinds of crime, from child pornography to illegal gun sales.
January 05, 2015
Boosted by cheap gas and a recovering economy, automakers racked up strong sales gains in December.
January 05, 2015
Florida courts are making last-minute preparations as the state prepares on Tuesday to become the 36th in the nation to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
January 05, 2015
A new wave of self-monitoring devices and apps is hitting the Consumer Electronics Show — ones with explicit medical purposes. They promise to help diagnose everything from ear infections to diseases.
January 05, 2015
With an assembly line of operating theaters in India, Dr. Devi Shetty is determined to deliver affordable healthcare to anyone in need.
January 05, 2015
Melissa Block talks to criminal lawyer Jonathan Shapiro about Judy Clarke, one of the defense attorneys representing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
January 05, 2015
The clerics are delivering a growing number of fatwas against what they see as insidious dangers. Liberal Muslims are annoyed by what they say is moral micromanaging.
January 05, 2015

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