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There were 315,000 new applications for unemployment insurance filed last week, down 9,000 from the week before. It’s the latest sign that the labor market is gaining some strength.
Two buildings in Harlem were leveled. Authorities say there were reports of a gas leak shortly before Wednesday’s explosion and fire. Along with the deaths, there were dozens of injuries.
Two people were killed and at least 23 more were injured early Thursday when a vehicle sped through one of Austin’s crowded streets. Police say the man behind the wheel fled a drunken-driving stop.
U.S. investigators tell The Wall Street Journal that equipment aboard the missing plane was transmitting for four hours after it is thought to have vanished. Malaysian officials say that’s not true.
Basing his opinion on two landmark abortion cases, the judge said a woman has a stronger right over her body and her unborn child than the father. This is likely one of the first rulings of its kind.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the bill, which now goes to the full Senate for a vote. The House has its own version.
There’s no word on what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 or the 239 people on board. What has emerged is a pattern of contradictory information — but this is to be expected.
Glenn Ford, 64, was convicted in 1984 for first degree murder and given a death sentence. New evidence proves he wasn’t at the crime scene.
To run for another term, it would have required a legal battle to challenge the state’s term limits. Brewer completed the final year of Janet Napolitano’s term. She won another four-year term in 2010.
Probably not just to get to the other side. Thanks to a tracking device, researchers and anyone on the Web have watched as “Lydia” has gone where no great white shark has been tracked before.