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The perk was designed to make government jobs more appealing to those who might earn more in the private sector. But a debate is brewing about whether it's due for the chopping block.
WASHINGTON - The Republican-led House of Representatives approved a far-reaching bill to ban a woman's ability to seek an abortion after 20 weeks on a mostly party-line 228-196 vote Tuesday.
DETROIT - Chrysler says it has resolved its differences with the government and will recall older Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs that could be at risk of a fuel tank fire.
NEW ORLEANS - A 13-year-old boy from a New Orleans suburb has been arrested after authorities say he told them he used TV wrestling moves on his 5-year-old half-sister, who died from the beating.
NEW YORK - The stock market closed higher as investors anticipate the Federal Reserve will keep programs to support the U.S. economy in place.
President Obama is defending National Security Agency surveillance programs, and disputing the notion that he is following in the footsteps of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.
Afghanistan officials will open a U.S.-backed office in the Gulf nation of Qatar as early as Tuesday to facilitate direct peace talks with the Taliban, according to three senior administration officials.
WASHINGTON - The details are expected to be announced tomorrow on the military's plan to start moving women into thousands of combat jobs, including those in special operations forces.
Eating more unprocessed and processed red meat over time raises risk of type 2 diabetes, , says a large, long-term study out Monday..
After years of deep budget cuts, several states are poised to boost higher education funding this year, often in exchange for a promise by public colleges and universities to freeze tuition.
Home builders stepped up construction of new homes and apartment buildings last month as the the nation's steady housing recovery continued advancing.
ATLANTA - The results of the latest national health survey by the government finds the percentage of smokers in the United States has dropped to 18 percent in 2012.
WASHINGTON - The nation's teacher-training programs do not adequately prepare would-be educators for the classroom, even as they produce almost triple the number of graduates needed.
It took jurors less than two hours to decide no medical negligence was committed in a penile implant procedure that a lawsuit claimed left a Newark truck driver with an eight-month erection.
BOSTON - The deputy administrator of the main compensation fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims says it has received 247 claims so far.
COLUMBUS, OH - A central Ohio day care worker has been accused of sprinkling drugs on snacks to get children to go to sleep.
SACRAMENTO - Coroner's officials say a form of cancer, lymphoma, killed the serial killer known as the Night Stalker who terrorized Southern California in the mid-1980s.
NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average rose 109 points to 15,179, the Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 12 points to 1,639, and the Nasdaq composite rose 28 points to 3,452 Monday.
NEWARK - FBI agents are going to meet an incoming flight at a New Jersey airport after reports that a passenger claimed that everyone aboard had been poisoned.
NEW YORK - Nine owners and managers of 7-Eleven stores across Long Island and in Virginia were charged on Monday in a scheme to exploit immigrants from Pakistan and the Philippines.
General Motors is recalling nearly 200,000 mid-sze SUVs because the master power door and window module in the driver's door can short out and catch fire.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court says states cannot require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
LAS VEGAS - A 25-year-old contestant from Connecticut has won the title of Miss USA in Las Vegas.
The massive immigration overhaul working its way through the Senate is peppered with benefits for specific industries and immigrant groups.
WASHINGTON - Top U.S. intelligence officials say information gleaned from two controversial data-collection programs run by the National Security Agency thwarted potential terrorist plots in the U.S. and more than 20 other countries.
JAMISON CITY - Four central Pennsylvania residents say they rescued a young bear whose head had been stuck in a plastic jar for at least 11 days.
ISTANBUL - Hundreds of riot police evicted protesters in Gezi Park at dusk Saturday, firing tear gas and rubber bullets and using water hoses in a bid to put down anti-government demonstrations that have been raging for more than two weeks.
Just days after an online petition gathered more than 15,000 signatures to boycott Whole Foods, the nation's largest natural foods chain has revised its English-only language policy for employees.
El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said he was "pretty confident" that lightning or other natural phenomena would be ruled out as the cause of the fire outside Colorado Springs.
Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte says it will take the support of a 'sizable majority' of Republicans and a 'considerably different bill' from the Senate to pass an immigration bill in the House.
MENLO PARK - Facebook's top attorney says after a week of negotiations with national security officials, the company is allowed to make new revelations about government orders for user data.
A growing list of banks have ended the practice of giving customers free checking.
NEW YORK - With factories not as busy as expected and consumer sentiment falling, investors pulled back Friday.
LONDON - Prince Charles has visited his his father Prince Philip in the hospital and reported that he is doing much better following his abdominal surgery.
NEWTOWN, CT - The sister of a teacher who died in the Connecticut school massacre says the pain has been "excruciating and unbearable," but that with the help of supporters, she and another sister "are able to get through this."
FORT HOOD, TX - A military judge will not allow an Army psychiatrist to tell jurors that he shot Fort Hood soldiers to protect Taliban leaders in Afghanistan.