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New study shows minimum wage increases do not reduce jobs

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A new study by economists at the UC Berkeley found that increases in the minimum wage in Seattle did not cause job losses…

8 injured after man drives into LA motel swimming pool

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Eight people were injured Sunday night after an SUV crashed into a motel swimming pool, Los Angeles police said…

5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

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Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party’s banner legislation…

Dad, daughter catch teen who fell from ride

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A father and his 21-year-old daughter had caught the teenage girl who fell 25 feet (7.6 meters) to the ground from an amusement park ride…

Virginia man charged with giving secret documents to China

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A Virginia man caught with $16,500 in cash in his carry-on luggage was charged Thursday with transmitting…

Senate GOP unveils Obamacare overhaul, but not all aboard

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Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama’s health care law, edging a step closer…

Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

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Celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died…

Trump says he didn’t tape his conversations with Comey

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President Trump says he “did not make” and doesn’t have any recordings of his conversations with James Comey…

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in Louisiana

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Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore in…

Home sales up in May, but buyers face sharply rising prices

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Americans shopping for a house are facing an intensifying set of pressures: Fewer and fewer homes are being listed for sale…