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WASHINGTON (AP) — The falling oil and gasoline prices that for months have coincided with strong U.S. hiring have helped most Americans. But they’ve come at a painful cost for workers in the energy and mining sector: 122,300 lost jobs in the past year. Even as workers nationwide are earning...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S.-Mexico border is one of the world’s most fortified international divides. Starting Wednesday, it will also be one of the only that has an airport straddling two countries. An investor group that includes Chicago billionaire Sam Zell built a sleek terminal in San Diego...
This undated combination of photos provided by the FBI, left, and the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Tashfeen Malik, left, and Syed Farook. The husband and wife died in a fierce gunbattle with authorities several hours after their commando-style assault on a gathering of Farook's colleagues from San Bernardino, Calif., County's health department Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. FBI, left, and California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of employees of San Bernardino County are preparing to return to work Monday, five days after a county restaurant inspector and his wife opened fire on a gathering of his co-workers, killing 14 people and wounding 21. The reopening of much of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government’s ability to review and analyze five years’ worth of telephone records for the married couple blamed in the deadly shootings in California lapsed just four days earlier when the National Security Agency’s controversial mass surveillance program was formally...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishermen in Maine’s lucrative scallop fishery say this year’s season could be disrupted somewhat by a lack of mooring space in one of the state’s most important fishing grounds. Maine scallops were worth nearly $7.5 million in 2014 — the most in more than 20 years and by...
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (AP) — Fishing regulators are ready to decide if a moratorium on fishing for Maine shrimp will be extended into next year. Fishermen haven’t been able to catch the shrimp since 2013. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Northern Shrimp Section is scheduled...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is recommending more than $900,000 in federal funding for coastal habitat restoration projects in New England. The agency is calling for $611,000 for a dam removal project in the town of Exeter, N.H., about 16 miles from...
BOSTON (AP) — Activists working to stop sexual assault and domestic violence are hoping to recast what it means to be a man. The anti-domestic violence group Jane Doe Inc. is launching its 8th Annual Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Campaign on Tuesday. Organizers say the goal is to look for...
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren isn’t in any rush to endorse a candidate in the Democratic presidential primary. “It’s just not time for me to do that yet,” the Massachusetts Democrat said Friday when asked about whether she planned to endorse. Warren had words of support for...
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been arrested in connection with a hoax bomb that Boston police were forced to detonate after it was left next to a Department of Homeland Security vehicle. Boston police say James Derepentigny was arrested in his hometown of Lawrence, hours after the...

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