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Pregnancy discrimination continues, 41 years after US ban

October 12, 2019

For 41 years, federal law has banned pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. But the stories tumbling out this week show it's far from eradicated. more »»

Illinois' automatic voter registration delays worry experts

October 12, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' top leaders trumpeted the benefits of automatic voter registration when signing a bipartisan plan in 2017 to change how the state finds and signs up eligible but... more »»

Facebook's Libra currency battered by defections, pushback

October 12, 2019

Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency. more »»

Fierce battle over rare Democratic governorship in South

October 12, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Go. more »»

Winds dying as crews fight flames in Southern California

October 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Edwin Bernard, 73, is no stranger to flames that have frequently menaced his sunburnt corner of Los Angeles, but they never arrived as quickly or came as close to his home... more »»

Louisiana's Democratic governor reaching for primary win

October 12, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Go. more »»

Opera star Jessye Norman's funeral set for Georgia hometown

October 12, 2019

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — World-famous performers, civil rights leaders and people who know her good works are gathering for the funeral of international opera star Jessye Norman in her Georgia hometown. more »»

The Latest: 97% of blackout customers have power restored

October 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the power shutoff involving California wildfires (all times local):

8:50 p.m. more »»

California outages ease after wind, fire danger move south

October 12, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The lights were back on Friday for most of the nearly 2 million Northern California residents who lost electricity when the state's largest utility switched it off this week... more »»

The Latest: Autopsy: Blackout did not kill California man

October 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the power shutoff involving California wildfires (all times local):

6:50 p.m. more »»

Fast-moving fire drives thousands from California homes

October 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An aggressive wildfire in Southern California seared its way through dry vegetation Friday and spread quickly, destroying more than a dozen homes as tens of thousands of... more »»

The Latest: Fire witness reports sparks near electric lines

October 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

6:35 p.m. more »»

Man sentenced to death for Texas attack that killed 6

October 12, 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — A man who prosecutors say was driven by vengeance when he fatally shot six members of his ex-wife's family in Texas, including four children, was sentenced Friday to death, a... more »»

Shepard Smith leaves Fox News Channel

October 12, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Shepard Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on a network dominated by supporters of President Donald Trump, abruptly quit after signing off hi... more »»

Trump administration pays NGOs who helped migrants

October 12, 2019

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Federal officials began Friday to reimburse organizations that fed, sheltered and transported migrants released this year in American towns near the U.S. more »»

Judges block green card denials for immigrants on public aid

October 12, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal judges in three states on Friday temporarily blocked Donald Trump's policy to deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other government... more »»

Fast-moving fire drives thousands from California homes

October 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An aggressive wildfire in Southern California seared its way through dry vegetation Friday and spread quickly, destroying dozens of homes as tens of thousands of residents... more »»

The Latest: 4 damaged areas found after September shut off

October 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the power shutoff involving California wildfires (all times local):

4:40 p.m.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. more »»

Judges block green card denials for immigrants on public aid

October 11, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal judges in three states on Friday temporarily blocked Donald Trump's policy to deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other government... more »»

 
 
 

 

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