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Janet Reno, first U.S. woman attorney general, dies at 78

Blunt-spoken Janet Reno, who served eight years as the first woman U.S. attorney general and authorized the deadly 1993 raid on the Branch Davidian cult compound in Texas just weeks into the job, died on Monday at age 78.

U.S. banks gird for tumult following election

U.S. banks, including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co and Goldman Sachs Group Inc, are bracing for potential tumult on financial markets in the wake of the election.

Election Day: Clinton, Trump chase last-minute support

The U.S. presidential campaigns neared their end on Monday in the same angry tone they began, with Republican Donald Trump calling Hillary Clinton a “phony” and the Democrat accusing him of splitting the country, as a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll pointed to a strong chance of her winning.

Ex-Christie associates guilty in New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ scandal

NEW YORK — Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were convicted on Friday for their roles in the “Bridgegate” lane closure scandal, following a six-week trial that served to further tarnish the Republican’s damaged reputation.

Missing woman found alive, chained

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. — A registered sex offender was arrested on Thursday in South Carolina after a woman reported missing, along with her live-in boyfriend, in late August was found “chained like a dog” in a storage container, local media reported.

Driver in fatal crash had expired medical certification

BALTIMORE — The driver of a Baltimore school bus involved in a commuter bus crash that killed him and five others lacked authorization to drive because his medical certification had lapsed, a Maryland state spokesman said on Thursday.

U.S. fuel efficiency hits record high

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New vehicles sold in the United States last year were more fuel efficient than ever before, even as more Americans bought larger trucks and SUVs instead of cars, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Wednesday.

Gunman suspected of killing police acted alone

DES MOINES, Iowa — Two Iowa police officers were shot and killed on Wednesday while sitting in their patrol cars in what police called unprovoked ambushes, and a 46-year-old suspect who investigators believe acted alone was captured hours later, officials said.

Colonial may open key gasoline line by Saturday

SHELBY, Ala. — Colonial Pipeline Co. said on Tuesday its main gasoline pipeline, a crucial supply source for the U.S. East Coast, could reopen as early as Saturday after an explosion in Alabama killed one worker and injured five others.

Gannett drops bid to buy Chicago Tribune-owner Tronc

Gannett Co., the publisher of USA Today, said it had abandoned plans to buy Tronc Inc, the publisher of the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times, after determining that the terms were not acceptable.

U.S. top court skeptical toward State Farm hurricane fraud appeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared unlikely to throw out a jury verdict against State Farm that found the insurance company defrauded the U.S. government when it assessed damage caused by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf of Mexico coast in 2005.

Rights groups ask Facebook to clarify content removal policies

WASHINGTON, D.C. —More than 70 rights groups asked Facebook on Monday to clarify its policies for removing content, especially at the behest of governments, alleging the company has repeatedly censored postings that document human rights violations.