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Protesters protest for higher wages outside a McDonalds restaurant in Chicago, Thursday, Dec., 5, 2013.
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The leader of House Democrats says her rank and file won't support any year-end budget deal unless it includes plans to extend expiring unemployment benefits for long-term victims of the recession.
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Bode Miller banged his way through the giant slalom course as only he can, scraping his knuckle in a fall and later bloodying his elbow after a collision with a gate.
The State of New York has announced a new, high-tech effort to combat wrong-way crashes, using radar, flashy LED signs, and text alerts to drivers' cellphones and the resources of local police.
An attorney says a New York train engineer experienced a nod or "a daze" before his train derailed at a curve, killing four passengers.
Norman Rockwell, long America's favorite mass-market painter, now has auction records to match his popularity.
Some audio recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting were released to the news media Wednesday afternoon.
Beth Waters, left, a teller at the National City Bank branch in North Royalton, Ohio helps a customer, Friday, March 24, 2006.
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Billy Joel speaks at a news conference at Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in New York.
Divers sent to the scene of a sunken tugboat in May were looking for bodies. But 100 feet below the surface, they found Harrison Odjegba Okene, a Nigerian Cook who had been trapped in the boat for three days .
Traders Mark Muller, left, and Kevin Walsh work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
This photo provided by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment shows the video set for "Futurama."
Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job on Thursday, organizers say, which would mark the largest effort yet in a push for higher pay.
Data recorders reveal the rate of speed was 82 mph on a 30 mph curve, but it's unclear whether the cause of the deadly crash was human or mechanical error.
This undated photo provided by de Ramon Crush PC shows Donna L. Smith, a paralegal who was one of four people who died Sunday morning, Dec. 1, 2013, when the Metro-North commuter train she was riding derailed on a curve in Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.