Juliet Williams, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 6:30pm
A California judge rejected pimping charges Friday against the operators of a major international website advertising escort services that the state attorney general has called the "world's top online brothel," citing federal free speech laws.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 6:23pm
Federal regulators on Friday refused to reconsider a 230-mile liquefied natural gas pipeline that would have terminated in the southern Oregon coastal town of Coos Bay, handing a serious setback to a multi-billion project to deliver the gas to markets in Asia.
The Infowars website acknowledges its story about a homeless woman claiming Republican President-elect Donald Trump has allowed her to stay at his New York hotel free of charge for nine years is "unconfirmed."
Sylvie Corbet and Jeffrey Schaeffer, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 5:20pm
A top French court refused to hand over a Kazakh banker-turned-dissident to Russia despite accusations he embezzled millions, saying it considered the extradition request from Moscow to be "politically motivated."
Don Babwin, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 5:00pm
The city of Chicago is poised to pay more than $5.3 million in two police shootings that made national headlines at a time when the city had just begun its desperate struggle to restore public confidence shattered by the release of a video of a white officer killing black teenager Laquan McDonald.
Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 4:30pm
Ford Motor Co. is going ahead with plans to move small-car production from the U.S. to Mexico despite President-elect Donald Trump's recent threats to impose tariffs on companies that move work abroad.
Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 4:30pm
The annual Billboard Women In Music event featured emotional and heartfelt speeches about the uphill battles women face in the music industry, including personal stories from top honoree Madonna and pop singer Kesha.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 4:10pm
Coal-state Democrats waged a fight for health benefits for thousands of retired miners, pointing to President Harry S. Truman's promise 70 years ago guaranteeing a lifetime of coverage. The stopgap spending bill contains a short-term fix and the issue will be revisited next spring.
Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 3:50pm
In the heat of the presidential campaign, Donald Trump accused primary rival Ted Cruz of being controlled by Goldman Sachs because his wife, Heidi, previously worked for the Wall Street giant. He slammed Hillary Clinton for receiving speaking fees from the bank.