NEW YORK — More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.
TRENTON, New Jersey — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took steps toward entering the Republican primary for the 2016 presidential race, forming a political action committee and hiring staff for a campaign.
Business-backed bill will punch a $4.8 billion hole in the budget, says Gov. Jay Nixon.
JEFFERSON CITY • Hundreds of thousands of low-income adults appear likely to regain dental coverage through Missouri's Medicaid program, nearly a decade after the benefits were eliminated in a cost-cutting move.
Several states, including Missouri, are scrambling to come up with big-ticket incentive packages by Dec. 10.
Governor's expected to outline plans at luncheon hosted by Progress 64 West.
WASHINGTON — U.S. companies had been pulling the country out of the Great Recession. Now, though, consumer confidence is rising higher than it has in years, while companies are spooked about the nation’s risk of going off the “fiscal cliff.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Can you trust what a dog's nose knows? Police do, but the Supreme Court considered Wednesday curbing the use of drug-sniffing dogs in investigations following complaints of illegal searches and insufficient proof of the dog's reliability.
Miami-Dade narcotics detector canine Franky, who came out of retirement to give a demonstration, sniffs for marijuana in Miami in December 2011. AP photo.
President Barack Obama speaks to supporters at a campaign event at Elm Street Middle School on Saturday in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)