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Sheriff steals gear to sell on ebay

Former Santa Fe, N.M., Sheriff Greg Solano, 47, pleaded guilty to five…

Stranded by firms: Corporate profits boom, jobs and wages bust

WHAT: With unemployment stuck at 9.2 percent, wages accounted for just 1…

‘Cracolandia’: Cheap crack cocaine epidemic decimates Brazil

WHAT: Almost two decades after the U.S. emerged from the worst of…

Needless heart surgeries

Dr. Marc Midei’s medical license was revoked by the Maryland Board of…

Bill turns public employees into public bosses

If you think government employee unions already have too much power in…

Innocence not yet specifically proven

Two Connecticut murder and robbery convicts who served 16 years were freed…

Glorification: Pakistan’s largest university holds literary contest praising bin Laden

WHAT: At Pakistan’s prestigious 30,000-student Punjab University, posters of the burning World…

St. Petersburg, Fla., Police Department is threatening to suspend a veteran officer

The St. Petersburg, Fla., Police Department is threatening to suspend a veteran…

Another ‘kick the can down the road’ budget

Don’t look now, but Gov. Jerry Brown is morphing into Arnold Schwarzenegger…

City needs overtime-pay control with teeth

It happens every year without fail. At some point during San Francisco’s…

Osama bin Laden’s final letters revealed

Osama bin Laden’s final letters reveal he was worried that al-Qaida had…

Shell game: Lax US business laws aid global criminals

WHAT: Many billions of dollars from criminal activities are easily laundered in…

Handout: Beginning of the end for wasteful ethanol subsidy

WHAT: The Senate voted 73-27 to cut billions of dollars in subsidies…

Rep. Anthony Weiner will make it financially

No need to worry about how now-former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner will…

Command failures: US soldiers were ordered into indefensible position

WHAT: A U.S. military investigation said command failures put American soldiers in…

The National Institute on Drug Abuse

The National Institute on Drug Abuse has spent $3,634,807 over the past…

17-year-old high school student sell kidney to buy iPad

Zheng, a 17-year-old high school student in China’s Anhui province, told a…

Giveaway: US hands out foreign aid to countries rich enough to buy our debt

WHAT: The U.S. gave away a total of $1.4 billion in foreign…

Don’t blame US Supreme Court for prison ruling

In the Assembly last week, legislators praised ethnic studies departments and had…

Fishy: Label fraud found in quarter of seafood sold is cheating consumers

WHAT: Recent investigations by researchers in North America and Europe using new…