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Supreme Court narrowly limits reach of labor unions

In a decision that sidesteps a major shift in labor policy, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Illinois can't force home health care workers to pay dues to unions.

Arizona professor's jaywalking arrest quickly gets out of hand

A jaywalking rarely makes national news, but the arrest of Arizona professor Ersula Ore has done just that.

Tropical storm could dampen East Coast's holiday

Folks on the East Coast might need their umbrellas July 4 if a low-pressure area in the Atlantic becomes a tropical storm.

Police: Texas chase ends in fatal, fiery crash

Police in San Marcos, Texas, released dash camera video of a chase ending in a fiery crash. Two people were killed.

GM offers more than $1 million to families of deceased victims

General Motors offered at least $1 million Monday to the families of those who died as a result of a defect in GM cars.

Court strikes blow against Obamacare contraception mandate

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that closely held companies cannot be required to pay to cover some types of contraceptives for their employees, ending its term with a narrow legal and political setback for a controversial part of President Bara

Lerner attorney: Client vilified by GOP out of convenience

  The attorney for embattled former IRS official Lois Lerner said Sunday that Republicans are denigrating an innocent woman for purely politi

Gunfire strikes 7 people on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

 Gunfire struck seven people on Bourbon Street in New Orleans early Sunday, police spokesman Frank Robertson said.

Congressional candidate feels opponent is a body double

  An Oklahoma congressional candidate has announced he plans to contest Tuesday's primary election of long time Rep.

Police: Tanning nanny leaves kids in van on 90-degree day

A nanny is accused of leaving a baby and a toddler in a van with the windows up while she was at a tanning salon on a 90-degree day.