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If the union succeeds at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., the plant would become the first among foreign automakers in the South to unionize.
Ray Nagin was indicted last January, when prosecutors said he engaged in bribery, wire fraud, money laundering, conspiracy and filing false tax returns.
Vehicle owners are reporting more problems than they did a year ago — the first time that's happened since 1998, according to J.D. Power and Associates' annual survey.
Judge George O'Toole Jr. said Wednesday that he has set a November trial date for Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Jose Salvador Alvarenga said he was fishing off the coast of Mexico in late 2012 when he got lost in a storm.
Despite efforts by two-thirds of its 28 member states to block the move, the European Union took a large step toward approving a new genetically modified corn Tuesday. Opponents say the corn has harmful qualities.
South Korea announced the first high-level meeting in years with rival North Korea. And for the first time since they split in the 1940s, China and Taiwan held government-to-government talks at a senior level.
In a major address, Hassan Rouhani used the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution to say that negotiations with the U.S. and others is the best path for Iran.
The tipped minimum wage has been stuck at $2.13 an hour since 1991, but legislation before Congress could finally change that.
German Natalie Geisenberger's winning margin of 1.139 seconds was the largest at the Olympics since 1964, the sport's first year at the games. The American Hamlin says of her medal, "It's surreal, really."
The stance taken by the technology firms provided a public boost to "The Day We Fight Back," a day of protest against government spying.
Speaker John Boehner announced the plan after a poll of House Republicans failed to show enough support for a plan tying the debt limit hike to a reversal of a cut to military pensions.
Based on erroneous figures, the automaker was criticized for paying Mary Barra too little. To correct the record, GM released full details of their new CEO's pay package.
Sociologist, public intellectual and Jamaican-born Stuart Hall, the man who helped shape conversations about race and gender, has died at 82.
The refugees were reportedly leaving the besieged city of Homs on the same day that a United Nations aid convoy came under fire.
An admiral in charge of Iran's 'Northern Navy' said "fleets" are already making way for Atlantic waters, but he did not say the number or type of vessels.