By JOHN FLESHERAssociated Press
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - It's hardly a return to the Depression era, when company guards roughed up labor organizers at auto plants. But times are tough for unions in the Rust Belt, even in a longtime bastion like Michigan. Here, emergency managers have
By The Associated Press
A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
Abortion and birth control are divisive issues in politics, and they've flared up at times in this campaign despite the candidates' reluctance to dwell
KHQ.COM – Australian Sailor, Glenn Ey, alone on his yacht at sea, found himself scared for his life and helpless when an enormous 70-foot wave, in the midst of extremely rough seas, flipped his thirty-six-foot yacht, breaking the mast. He had been en route from Pittwater, Sydney to New South
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M University's campus was shut down for about five hours Friday after an emailed bomb threat prompted an evacuation of more than 50,000 people and a building-by-building search.
A&M Police Lt. Allan Baron said officials were still searching some
DETROIT (AP) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating complaints that children have been trapped in Graco car seats because the buckles won't unlatch.
The probe covers My Ride and Nautilus car seats from 2009 through 2011 made by Graco Children's Products Inc.
By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A judge ruled Friday that attorneys for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer can inspect the school records and social media postings of the unarmed teenager he is accused of murdering.
Judge Debra S. Nelson said that defendant George
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - The United Farm Workers of America sued California's work safety division Thursday, saying state regulators aren't enforcing heat regulations, leading to continued illnesses and deaths in the fields.
The lawsuit, filed on behalf
By BEN FOXAssociated Press
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - Legal offices that are so contaminated with mold and rat droppings that lawyers in the Sept. 11 terrorism trial have been getting sick will get a full clean-up and be evaluated by safety experts, a military official said Thursday
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - A jail inmate suspected of drug use was shot and killed Thursday by a Los Angeles County deputy after the man grabbed a gun from another deputy in a hospital emergency room, authorities said.
The 27-year-old man, whose name was not immediately released, was pronounced dead
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Tennis rackets, at least two pianos, science lab microscopes and a battery-powered scooter are among dozens of surplus items that will be auctioned off from Detroit's closed Southwestern High School.
The online auction is a pilot program that