Democrats and Republicans both have problems with the package, but passage is expected in the House on Thursday. The Senate is likely to do the same next week.
Gas, groceries and rents are all pricier in Summit and Eagle counties than in Denver, just a hundred miles away. Health insurance costs a lot more in these mountain communities, too, and some folks are crying foul. Their congressman — a Democrat — is asking the feds for relief.
The Los Angeles County supervisor wants to create an independent commission to oversee the department following charges of inmate abuse and racial profiling.
We asked you to photograph your commute. We had no idea you would make such connections!
When Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel lost their daughter in the Connecticut shooting, they couldn't understand why someone would do such a thing. In seeking an answer, they're funding research into the forces that increase a person's risk of aggression — and have also found a path to healing.
Bike-sharing is supposed to make commuting easier, greener and cheaper. But the people who arguably need these bikes the most are often the least likely to access them.
Community and charity groups are scrambling to provide care where the VA is failing veterans who left the military with less-than-honorable discharges. Many of these groups have extensive experience with the problem; they say tens of thousands of Vietnam veterans faced the same problem.
As many as 6 million pilgrims have made their way to the Mexican capital to pay homage to the Virgin of Guadalupe on Thursday. One woman has turned the country's most revered religious icon into a cartoon characterization, using it to build a multimillion-dollar company.
The state of California owes the federal government billions of dollars — money it borrowed to fund unemployment benefits. And even as the economy and job market recover, the state is going further into the red.
To combat an upsurge in shootings and other violence, the town of Miami Gardens adopted "zero tolerance" policies aimed at addressing even small violations. Now a local merchant has filed a civil rights lawsuit saying the policy has led to harassment of his customers and employees.
BOSTON — Carlos Morales, 29, pleaded not guilty and is being held without bail.
BOSTON — About 300 people who attended two conventions in Boston this fall reported that their credit card information was stolen and used to make fraudulent purchases, according to the Globe.
BOSTON — Edwin Alemany is accused of kidnapping, robbing and killing a 24-year-old woman and assaulting three other women has pleaded not guilty.
REVERE, Mass. — The woman was in her early 50s and was struck at 7 p.m. and dragged about a half-mile.