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Pay gains for young women; inequality still seen

12/11/2013 1:32am
About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment gains for women at higher levels of business and government.

Key findings on gender pay gap, workplace equality

12/11/2013 1:32am
Key findings on the gender pay gap and attitudes toward workplace equality, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center:

French bid to disarm African militias a challenge

12/11/2013 6:21am
Military analysts say French forces trying to disarm fighters in Central African Republic must be smart, careful and quick about handing the lead to multinational African peacekeepers.

Bosnia investigates loss of EU funding

12/11/2013 8:37am
The Bosnian prosecutor's office said Wednesday it is investigating who is at fault after the European Union halved the country's funding because its squabbling leaders haven't changed the constitution to allow more rights for minorities.

Uphill fight for man claiming abuse by FBI agents

12/11/2013 3:34pm
A lawsuit by a U.S. citizen who claims that FBI agents were responsible for falsely imprisoning him for several months in Africa appears to face an uphill battle.

Report: Asiana crash victim was run over twice

12/11/2013 6:33pm
A teenage girl who survived the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet in San Francisco only to be fatally struck by a fire truck on the runway was actually run over by two rescue vehicles in the accident's chaotic aftermath, according to documents released Wednesday at a National Transportation Safety Board hearing.

Federal data show health disparities among states

12/11/2013 11:21pm
The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.