Seven married couples from the same New Jersey shore town, including a rabbi and his wife, now face charges that they misrepresented their income to get a combined $2 million in public welfare benefits they weren't entitled to.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 1:06pm
The United States will get hit again by Russian cyberattacks if the country doesn't pay closer attention and work more closely with European allies who are also victims, international elections experts warned on Wednesday.
Jessica Gresko, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 12:54pm
Two conductors who got out of their freight train to follow up on an alert that there was a problem with one or more of the train's wheels were struck and killed by a passenger train near Washington's Union Station.
Jill Lawless, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 12:53pm
Britain's Conservative minority government passed its first test in Parliament since an election wiped out its majority, with lawmakers Wednesday narrowly rejecting an opposition demand for an end to public spending cuts.
Bob Moen, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 12:53pm
Rivers and streams in central and western Wyoming are receding after a melting record snowpack poured the equivalent of 30 inches (76 centimeters) or more of water down mountains over the last three weeks.
Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 12:43pm
Twice in the space of six weeks, the world has suffered major attacks of ransomware — malicious software that locks up photos and other files stored on your computer, then demands money to release them.
Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he's becoming a Fox News Channel contributor to keep his voice in politics while starting a consulting firm and writing a book after he leaves Congress this week.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 12:26pm
A House panel on Wednesday approved a bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, while also moving forward with a separate plan for a temporary storage site in New Mexico or Texas.
Raphael Satter and Frank Bajak, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 12:20pm
Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets — though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out of order and airport displays operating manually.
David McHugh, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 12:14pm
The British pound rose sharply Wednesday after the country's top central banker pondered the prospect of higher interest rates, a day after his counterpart at the European Central Bank sent the euro soaring with a relatively rosy economic assessment of the 19-country eurozone.