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In the Afghan capital Kabul, a suicide bomber wearing a police uniform walked up to a checkpoint outside the headquarters of the Interior Ministry and killed several members of the national police.
By a 5-4 vote, the justices eliminated the cap on the total amount donors can contribute in an election cycle. The aggregate limit had been $123,000.
Contract negotiations with the pilot's union over pay and recent changes to retirement benefits broken down over the weekend. The 3-day strike is one of the biggest walkouts in Lufthansa's history.
It has been nearly 2 months since a metal stormwater pipe ruptured near the Dan River. A federal criminal probe was launched into the relationship between Duke Energy and a state environmental agency.
A new report says ranch is the salad dressing of choice in cafeterias and restaurants in the U.S. Its sales and shipments are double that of the No. 2 dressing: blue cheese.
Thirty-seven percent of New Yorkers faced severe material hardship last year, but the city's official poverty rate is only 21 percent. Researchers are trying to find a better way to measure poverty.