November 6, 2020

Presidential election exposes America's 'perilous' divides

NEW YORK — Presidential elections can be revealing moments that convey the wishes of the American people to the next wave of elected officials. So […]
November 6, 2020

FDA panel reviews 1st new Alzheimer's drug in 2 decades

WASHINGTON — One of the biggest drug decisions in decades is looming as U.S. regulators consider whether to approve the first medicine that’s claimed to […]
November 6, 2020

US hiring likely slowed for a 4th month as virus resurges

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers may have slowed their hiring in October for a fourth straight month with confirmed viral cases reaching record levels and the […]
November 6, 2020

Facebook bans big 'Stop the Steal' group for sowing violence

OAKLAND, Calif. — Facebook on Thursday banned a large group called “Stop the Steal” that supporters of President Donald Trump were using to organize protests […]
November 6, 2020

Lakeville company recalls tree stands after 2 users fall, break bones

A Lakeville outdoors hunting and recreation gear company is recalling thousands of tree stands after two users fell and suffered broken bones because of cable […]
November 6, 2020

Court orders FDA to assess environmental impact of GM salmon

NEW YORK — A federal court judge ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday to conduct an environmental assessment of genetically modified salmon […]
November 6, 2020

NYPD's anti-discrimination chief linked to hateful messages

NEW YORK — The head of the New York Police Department’s workplace discrimination office has been relieved of his command while officials investigate allegations that […]
November 5, 2020

Portland, Oregon rejects bid to cut $18M more from police

PORTLAND, Ore. — City commissioners in Portland, Oregon on Thursday rejected a budget amendment that would have slashed another $18 million from the Portland Police […]
November 5, 2020

Weinstein Co. bankruptcy plan headed to a vote by accusers

DOVER, Del. — The judge presiding over the Weinstein Co. bankruptcy has overruled objections to a disclosure statement outlining a revised plan providing about $35 […]
November 5, 2020

Washington Supreme Court: Farmworkers to get overtime pay

SEATTLE — A divided Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday the state’s dairy workers are entitled to overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours […]