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  • BART strike: Bursts of anger as well as shrugs from Bay Area commuters

    BART strike: Bursts of anger as well as shrugs from Bay Area commuters
    With another BART strike in full effect Friday, Bay Area commuters crammed onto extra ferries and buses to get around the lack of rail service. For some, the strike was a minor inconvenience, for others, the frustration of a protracted labor dispute...
  • BART strike: S.F. commuters brace for a Monday 'nightmare' if no deal

    The BART strike that hit the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday was met with mixed reactions by a wary public, but many commuters feared a true life nightmare if the labor dispute keeping roughly 400,000 workday riders from the rail system spilled over into...
  • Port operations resume as workers temporarily end strike

    Port operations resume as workers temporarily end strike
    The three-day strike that paralyzed the port of Baltimore is over — for now. Striking longshoremen agreed late Friday to resume working on the docks during a 90-day "cooling-off period" while negotiations continue on a new local contract. Work...
  • Port hits rough patch

    Port hits rough patch
    At the beginning of the year, the Port of Baltimore was on a roll. At Seagirt Marine Terminal, the ribbon was cut on a 50-foot-deep berth financed by a $1.3 billion public-private partnership between the port and Ports America Chesapeake. The investment...
  • Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers

    Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Federal authorities launched an inquiry Sunday into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers who were struck by a train in the midst of a tense labor walkout that has disrupted travel for hundreds of thousands of...
  • Singer Chris Brown ordered to rehab in probation hearing

    Singer Chris Brown was ordered by a judge Wednesday to rehab for 90 days, complete 24 hours a week of community labor and undergo periodic drug tests in his probation for assaulting singer Rihanna. L.A. County Superior Court Judge James Brandlin made...
  • Chris Brown's arrest in D.C. could lead to jail time in L.A.

    A felony assault charge filed against singer Chris Brown in Washington, D.C., over the weekend could mean a judge may determine he violated probation in his Los Angeles conviction for assaulting Rihanna. If he is found to have violated probation, he...
  • Group pickets Holland Partners

    Group pickets Holland Partners
    A developer behind three apartment projects in the works in Glendale is getting heat from a Los Angeles-area union for hiring subcontractors that allegedly don't meet the bargaining group's standards for fair wages and benefits. Carpenters Local 209,...
  • Judge bars protesters from Walmart

    Judge bars protesters from Walmart
    A Maryland judge barred Walmart protesters on Tuesday from company property in advance of widespread demonstrations planned for Black Friday. Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Paul Harris also ordered activists to post a $10,000 bond, which they would...
  • Ukraine protest blocks access to government building; strike declared

    Ukraine protest blocks access to government building; strike declared
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Protesters blocked access to the government's headquarters in central Kiev on Monday and declared a general strike as Ukraine's most serious political crisis since the Orange Revolution of 2005 reached the country's far-flung regions...
  • ACLU sues Catholic bishops over view that abortion is evil

    ACLU sues Catholic bishops over view that abortion is evil
    Everyone knows that Catholic hospitals don’t perform elective abortions. Incomprehensibly, Catholic hospitals even fall afoul of the church if they perform an abortion to save a mother’s life. But are they negligent if they fail to merely...