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New York transit workers spat upon by angry passengers at greater rate

New York City bus and subway workers were spat upon by irate…

Herman Cain campaign falsely states ex-Politico writer is son of harassment accuser

National Journal writer Josh Kraushaar, accused by Herman Cain’s campaign manager of…

Teacher posts she is ‘warden for future criminals’

What: A New Jersey administrative law judge ruled that a first-grade teacher…

Disrespect: Military war dead mishandled at Dover Air Force Base mortuary

WHAT: The Office of Special Counsel, an independent federal agency that investigates…

Voter's views doesn't sink in well with poll monitor

A Cleveland poll monitor assaulted a voter at the polling place, sending…

Murdoch’s company spied on hacking victims’ lawyers

Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper company admitted to spying on two lawyers representing…

Ripped off: Foreign students claim abuses in US jobs program

WHAT: The State Department put a freeze on expansion of the J-1…

Nearly half of high school students were sexually harassed last school year

During the 2010-11 school year, 48 percent of students in grades seven…

Tens of thousands still without power 8 days after Northeast storm

Who: Northeast utility customers What: Tens of thousands in the chilly Northeast…

America’s poorest poor are at record high — 1 in 15 people

WHAT: U.S. poor have increased by as much as one-third in the…

Mayor bans clapping at City Council meetings

DIM BULB: Peekskill, N.Y., Mayor Mary Foster has banned all clapping at…

US accuses China and Russia of economic spying in cyberspace

WHAT: America’s losses from stolen research and development could be as much…

Gun instructor draws heat for anti-Muslim radio ad

Texas handgun instructor Crockett Keller ran a radio ad saying he would…

Ripped off: Global health fund discovers $73 million stolen … so far

WHAT: The latest round of the inspector general’s audits at the Global…

Boardroom mob: Feds charge Philly mobsters with looting Texas mortgage company

WHAT: Nicodemo S. Scarfo, 46, a reputed second-generation Philadelphia mob boss, was…

Militia members busted trying to make deadly toxin in FBI sting

Four North Georgia militia members, all in their 60s or 70s, were…

Newsweek probe finds stack of lawmakers' pork-seeking letters

A Newsweek investigation collected a stack of lawmakers’ pork-seeking letters over a…

Shortage: Hundreds of crucial life-saving drugs in short supply

WHAT: In recent years, shortages of widely prescribed drugs have increased dramatically,…

Aspen Chamber Resort Association finds winter slogan in bad taste

A winter festival in Aspen, Colo., is looking for a new slogan…

Inmate abuse: LA County Sheriff’s Department accused of misconduct reports in jails

WHO: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s DepartmentWHAT: Sheriff Lee Baca’s staff raised concerns…