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Kavanaugh's Accuser Wants FBI To Investigate Before Hearing

Some McDonald's Workers Vote to Strike Over Sex Harassment

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro |
Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciar...

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Dad Accused of Putting Girl in Game Machine, Stealing Prizes

Dad Accused of Putting Girl in Game Machine, Stealing Prizes

Sep 21
A Massachusetts teacher has been charged with putting his toddler into a game machine at a New Hampshire shopping mall and using her to steal prizes.

Mass Tourism Threatens Croatia's 'Game of Thrones' Town

Mass Tourism Threatens Croatia's 'Game of Thrones' Town

By Dusan Stojanovic | Sep 21
Marc van Bloemen has lived in the old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, for decades, since he was a child. He says it used to be a privilege. Now it's a nightmare.

Democratic House Candidate Calls Attack Mailers 'Racist'

Democratic House Candidate Calls Attack Mailers 'Racist'

By Hannah Grabenstein | Sep 21
An Arkansas Democratic congressional candidate on Thursday denounced immigration attack mailers sent out by a Republican senator's political action committee as "racist" and "fearmongering."

California Makes People Ask for Straws, Sodas with Kid Meals

California Makes People Ask for Straws, Sodas with Kid Meals

By Sophia Bollag | Sep 21
If you want a straw with your drink or a soda with a kids' meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year.

It's High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

It's High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

By Marley Jay | Sep 21
Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street.

California-Las Vegas Train Back on Track After Sale

California-Las Vegas Train Back on Track After Sale

Sep 21
A plan to build a high-speed train between Southern California and Las Vegas is back on track after a private rail company announced Wednesday it has taken over the project.

Arrest Shows Challenge of Keeping Rogues Off Border Patrol

Arrest Shows Challenge of Keeping Rogues Off Border Patrol

By Nomaan Merchant | Sep 20
The arrest of a Border Patrol supervisor on allegations that he killed four women calls new attention to the agency's problems keeping rogue officers off its force as it faces intense pressure to hire thousands more agents.

Buoyant Stocks Lift US Household Wealth, Mainly for Affluent

Buoyant Stocks Lift US Household Wealth, Mainly for Affluent

By Christopher Rugaber | Sep 20
A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent.

Former Exec Sues Spotify over Boys-Only Events and Pay

Former Exec Sues Spotify over Boys-Only Events and Pay

Sep 20
A former sales executive is suing Spotify for gender discrimination and equal pay violations, saying executives organized "boys' trips" that excluded women and that the company paid men more for the same work.

5 Things for businesses to know about D Recovery

5 Things for businesses to know about D Recovery

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Sep 20
Many small business owners whose companies were hit by Hurricane Florence are embarking on an uncertain path to recovery.

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