| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Thomas E. Perez, the former Maryland labor secretary nominated to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, faced pointed questions at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday about whether politics influenced his decisions as the top civil rights attorney in...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) - Union members will soon head back to work at American Crystal Sugar plants in Minnesota, Iowa and North Dakota, but they say the sting of a 20-month lockout will make their return difficult both for them and the company.
| Apr 12, 2013
| 3:34 PM
CHICAGO — There's a scary bedtime story on money in politics about how the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling unleashed a tidal wave of corporate cash into politics and drowned out the voices of the little people.
But as researchers...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Is there another professional sport that feuds with its talent more than NASCAR?
Fresh off the contentious deal with Denny Hamlin — who got slapped with a $25,000 fine after criticizing the Gen 6 model earlier this season — defending...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A petition asking voters to repeal Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan’s controversial rewrite of the city’s labor laws has been rejected by city officials, who say it won’t appear on the municipal ballot because it was improperly worded and...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:55 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — However the Supreme Court rules after its landmark hearings on same-sex marriage, the issue seems certain to divide Americans and states for many years to come.
In oral arguments Tuesday and Wednesday on two cases involving gay...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:10 AM
MIAMI (AP) — One of the best known prisoners in Guantanamo says a hunger strike at the U.S. base in Cuba has grown to include 130 men in a protest over their confinement.
Shaker Aamer tells his lawyer that he has lost 32 pounds during the strike...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Imperial Valley United for Joint Strike Fighter has filed a protest over the handling of the El Centro workshop concerning the environmental study regarding homebasing the Navy’s F-35C squadrons.
The local coalition also has asked the Navy to...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:23 AM
Allegations of unequal treatment and biases on behalf of the Navy are being raised by the group advocating homebasing the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter Squadron in El Centro.
Imperial Valley United for Joint Strike Fighter, also known as the Joint...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:31 PM
In recent years, Prime Healthcare has built a reputation as a take-no-prisoners company willing to run roughshod over patients and employees alike in its quest for profits — $283 million on revenue of $1.6 billion in 2010, according to a financial...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Ara Manoogian hadn’t eaten for nine days as of Monday, and he was prepared to go without food for weeks, or even months, more.
Camped in an RV parked outside Rep. Adam Schiff’s Burbank office, Manoogian said his hunger strike was in protest...