4:00 PM Nov 26, 2014
AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase compared to 2013.
4:00 PM Nov 19, 2014
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced recently.
9:00 AM Sep 26, 2014
(Kenneth K. Lam • Baltimore Sun • MCT) Former Ravens running back Ray Rice and his wife, Janay, address media about his assault charge for knocking her unconscious, an incident recorded by a New Jersey casino camera.
Effects felt locally by victims, police
5:00 PM Sep 13, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS.
1:00 PM Aug 20, 2014
(Xavier Smith • Lebanon Democrat) Congresswoman Diane Black discusses the state of the country with members of the Association of Mature American Citizens on Monday at Mt. Juliet City Hall.
Congresswoman Diane Black met in Mt. Juliet with members of the Association of Mature American Citizens on Monday night to discuss what’s happening in the nation’s capital and plans for the future.
10:16 PM Jun 10, 2014
(MCT) – In yet another outbreak of gun violence on a school campus, a 14-year-old Oregon high school student was killed and a teacher was wounded after a gunman opened fire before class Tuesday morning.
4:00 PM May 23, 2014
Crude oil supplies in the Gulf Coast continue to place downward pressure on the price of gasoline, however, prices are not in a free fall as demand reached its highest level since 2009, according to the Energy Information Administration.
10:00 PM Apr 11, 2014
Emergency personnel are seen outside of Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Penn., where twenty people were injured -- at least four seriously -- in multiple stabbings this morning inside the high school, April 9, 2014. Most of the injured were students. (Darrell Sapp/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/MCT)
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (MCT) – A teenager charged in a high school stabbing rampage "just doesn't fit the mold" of someone who could be harboring such rage, his lawyer said Thursday as the boy's classmates fought to recover from life-threatening wounds and thanked the friends who came to their aid.
10:01 AM Mar 24, 2014
BEIJING (MCT) – A grim-faced Malaysian prime minister had an emergency late-night news conference Monday, saying that the long-missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370 "ended in the southern Indian Ocean" with no hope of survivors.
10:30 PM Mar 21, 2014
The United States retained its lead as the world’s most inventive country in 2013, accounting for 27.9 percent of all international patent applications, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization, which tracks patent applications in 148 nations.
9:00 PM Mar 14, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Several states are considering offering free tuition at community colleges, as the cost of a college education continues to climb and as high school diplomas no longer guarantee a living wage.
12:00 PM Mar 13, 2014
Firefighters battle a blaze at the site of a possible explosion and building collapse on corner of 116th Street and Park Avenue, in the Harlem section of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (Anthony Behar/Sipa USA/MCT)
NEW YORK (MCT) – Three people were killed in the East Harlem explosion that leveled two buildings Wednesday, and the search continues for nine occupants who are unaccounted for, city officials said.
12:00 PM Mar 12, 2014
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (MCT) – The sexual assault case against Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was suspended indefinitely Tuesday pending new plea negotiations, one day after a military judge's extraordinary ruling that there was evidence the Army had interfered in previous negotiations.
10:44 AM Mar 12, 2014
NEW YORK (MCT) – Firefighters were pouring water onto billowing smoke in East Harlem on Wednesday morning after a reported explosion and possible building collapse that injured about 15 people, officials said.
10:00 PM Mar 5, 2014
Ukrainian army officers and soldiers sit looking demoralized across the soccer field near their airport captured by Russian troops, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. (Sergei L. Loiko/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The Obama administration's plans to impose punitive economic sanctions on Russia -- potentially its strongest response to Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine -- already are facing resistance from administration allies in Congress and Europe.
5:00 PM Mar 4, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The Environmental Protection Agency issued final rules Monday to slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, which would help cut smog-causing pollution from autos and bring the rest of the country's fuel supply in line with California's standards.
12:57 PM Mar 2, 2014
Protesters gather outside the White House to call on the U.S. and European Union to do more to combat Russian aggression in Ukraine's Crimea on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday that he was deeply concerned about the Russian Parliament's vote to approve military action in Ukraine, according to the White House.