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Bill de Blasio and his city’s police department have been at odds over the mayor’s words about the Eric Garner grand jury decision.
Authorities say two suspects fired at a patrol car with a rifle. Both officers survived without injuries. One suspect was arrested.
The GOP will take over both chambers of Congress on January 6th, with issues like the Keystone XL pipeline, Obamacare and immigration reform likely to take priority.
Economists’ forecasts for 2015 have gotten even more optimistic as oil prices have declined. Most now say inflation will remain low as hiring strengthens. That should lead to more consumer spending.
Monday morning, rescue crews continued to airlift survivors to safety. Video from a coast guard helicopter showed a black plume of smoke billowing from the vessel.
Steve Inskeep’s wide-ranging interview with President Obama covers recent executive actions on Cuba and immigration, race relations in the U.S., health care and extending democracy in the Middle East.
The president knows he was once regarded as having limitless promise, and realizes as well how disappointed many of his acolytes have been.
Quick treatment with Narcan can save a life after an overdose of heroin or opioid pain pills. The year 2014 saw more cops, drug users and their families carrying Narcan “rescue kits.”
One of the primary tools that U.S. transportation departments count on to keep roads safe is road salt. But that’s meant rising levels of chloride in many northern streams.
Flight QZ8501, traveling from Indonesia to Singapore, lost contact with air traffic control Sunday morning. The search for the plane was suspended for the night, but resumed at dawn.