| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The Minnesota Orchestra, which has been embroiled in a labor dispute for the past 12 months, has lost its music director, Osmo Vänskä. The Finnish conductor announced his resignation Tuesday morning as hopes for a resolution between management and...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:01 AM
WASHINGTON — Thomas E. Perez was confirmed as secretary of Labor on Thursday, ending a long battle over his nomination in a key test of this week’s deal to end a showdown over Senate rules.
Perez, currently the nation’s top civil...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Chris Brown is nowhere near done with his probation now.
The Grammy-winning R&B singer has been ordered to complete an additional 1,000 hours of community labor as a result of prosecutors' accusations that he did not properly report his previous...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A Superior Court judge’s ruling in favor of a referendum targeting Anchorage’s controversial labor law rewrite could be headed to the Alaska Supreme Court, after an appeal announced Friday by city officials.
City Attorney Dennis Wheeler says...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:18 AM
ATHENS -- Banging bongo drums, blowing whistles and vowing to topple the government, thousands of state workers took to Greece’s streets Wednesday to protest looming job cuts that international lenders want in exchange for money to keep this debt-...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- Senators have reached a tentative agreement that will avoid a Democratic move to change Senate rules and eliminate the power of a minority to block action on executive branch nominations, Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Tuesday....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:12 PM
STANFORD — A Crab Orchard man has been accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, driving her to a remote field, beating her and threatening her with a baseball bat and a shovel.
“He tried to kill me,” Juanita Snow, the ex-girlfriend,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Lehigh County commissioners on Wednesday voted to hire outside counsel to represent the county in a labor lawsuit filed last month. County Solicitor Matt Sorentino said it's rare for them to recommend outside counsel, but this area of law is highly...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Stan Lee Media can't claim ownership to any of the iconic comicbook characters Stan Lee created for Marvel, a federal court judge ruled Thursday, giving full control of superheroes like Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Eight of 70 defendants charged in a wide-reaching investigation that targeted the small but ruthless Armenian Power gang pleaded guilty this week in federal court, authorities said Wednesday.
Four of the eight were allegedly "members or associates" of...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:41 PM
The man accused of slaying a woman whose body was found in Newport Beach last week did not enter a plea Tuesday when he briefly appeared in court.
Jaime Prieto Rocha, of Santa Ana, is charged with murdering Nancy Hammour, 28, of Santa Ana, whose body was...