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- Peace Corps evacuates over Ebola fears; 2 volunteers isolated
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- Senators to FIFA, others: Don’t reward Putin with the World Cup in 2018
- U.S. condemns shelling of U.N. school in Gaza
- Obamacare shoots premiums up by 88 percent in California
Latest City Council Items
Burlington city officials have dropped an idea of charging residents for emergency calls.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio touted an expansion of the city's paid sick leave law Friday, the first legislative accomplishment of his administration and a muscular display of the new, left-leaning government running the nation's largest city.
The city of Chattanooga has reached a settlement with two police officers fired after accusations of using excessive force when subduing an inmate.
A City Council member in Shreveport has, for now, halted his effort to repeal an anti-discrimination ordinance.
A private group's proposal to consolidate Lincoln and Lancaster County government has drawn mixed reviews from city and county leaders.
The wife of a Burlington man who was fatally shot by police in November has implored the city and police department to review policies about responding to mental health crisis situations.
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police Chief James Craig has ordered an internal investigation of the actions of a police supervisor who released the City Council's new No. 2 leader after he was stopped for an unidentified traffic offense, authorities said Thursday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland's Hempstalk festival may be without a home in 2014 after the City Council upheld a decision to deny a permit for the annual event that advocates marijuana legalization.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may have made some mistakes in his life, admittedly smoking crack and, the latest, charging at a female City Council member who ultimately voted to strip his powers. But he's not guilty of being boring.