WASHINGTON (AP) - It turns out we may be able to breathe a little easier about the slowdown in hiring last month.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's water board said Tuesday that February was the worst month for conservation since officials began tracking savings efforts nine months ago in response to the state's historic drought.
NEW YORK (AP) - Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) - A small plane with at least five people on board crashed Tuesday near the city of Bloomington in central Illinois.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A lawyer for former New England Patriots played Aaron Hernandez acknowledged Tuesday for the first time that his client was at the scene of a killing and saw it happen, but he described Hernandez to jurors as a kid who simply did not know what to do.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky entered the campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a declaration that he's running for the White House to "return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government."
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The King will not appear at Elvis Presley's Graceland Wedding Chapel that is coming soon to Las Vegas - exactly how Priscilla Presley wants it.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA is set to become the first U.S. professional sports league to visit Cuba since President Barack Obama ordered diplomatic relations between the countries to be restored.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown stood in dry brown grass at a site normally covered in snow this time of year and declared the drought conditions gripping the state at its worst point in decades.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Baseball fans were ready for their first swing at the sport's new security guidelines.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The defense has rested its case in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez after calling just three witnesses.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Drought conditions are expanding across a large section of the U.S., from California to the Great Plains.
BOSTON (AP) - Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev targeted men, women and children at the marathon because he wanted to terrorize the United States on a day when the eyes of the world would be on Boston, a federal prosecutor told jurors Monday in closing arguments.
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans hunting for a bargain on a new Beemer, bottle of Chateau Margaux or Hermes handbag thanks to the sliding euro should put away their gold cards. European luxury goods sold in the U.S. still carry luxurious price tags.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenya launched airstrikes against Islamic militants in Somalia following an extremist attack on a Kenyan college that killed 148 people, a military spokesman said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks headed lower Tuesday as European leaders met to discuss Greece's strained finances. A plunge in commodity prices helped pull stocks in material producers down more than the rest of the market.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina Senate gave final approval Tuesday to a bill removing the Confederate flag from a pole in front of the Statehouse, sending the proposal to the House, where it faces a less certain future.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Lawyers for women pursuing criminal and civil cases against Bill Cosby say his admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women before sex could bolster their claims.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - SpaceX still is trying to figure out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but is getting close to an answer, the company's chief executive said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Caitlyn Jenner will be writing weekly online editorials about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and issues.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A man arrested in the seemingly random fatal shooting of a woman at a San Francisco pier admitted in a jailhouse interview on Sunday that he shot her, but said it was an accident.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Pentagon's new agency in charge of recovering and identifying remains of U.S. war dead said he will push for more partnering with private groups that have resources and interest to help reinvigorate a troubled POW-MIA accounting mission.
LOMA LINDA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a man and his dog are recovering after being stung multiple times during a bee attack in San Bernardino County.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The depth of support for bringing down the Confederate flag gets its first test in the South Carolina Legislature this week as lawmakers return to Columbia to come up with a specific plan.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - They show up in court every day, a visible reminder to jurors that even a killer has parents who love him and who don't want him to die.
VIENNA (AP) - A day before the new deadline for a nuclear accord, Iran pushed Monday to lift the U.N. arms embargo on the country as a parallel deal - a demand that the United States opposes as it seeks to limit Tehran's Mideast clout.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees who co-founded the natural cosmetics company, died Sunday. He was 80.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Two people were killed and three remained missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River, Kentucky authorities said Sunday.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months, saying the country is "not safe" and risks collapse from further extremist attacks.