A new survey says that five years after a garment factory collapse in Bangladesh killed 1,134 people and left thousands injured conditions for the workers toiling in the country's huge apparel industry have improved but much remains to be done.
Josh Lederman and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 23rd - 10:59pm
It landed with a thud on newsstands at Walmart and rural supermarkets last month: Ninety-seven fawning pages saluting Saudi Arabia, whose ambitious crown prince was soon to arrive in the U.S. on a PR blitz to transform his country's image.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 23rd - 10:07pm
The traffic scandal that dragged down former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential aspirations will write another chapter on Tuesday as two former associates facing prison for their roles seek to convince a federal appeals court their convictions should be overturned.
Bob Christie and Melissa Daniels, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 23rd - 9:13pm
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey pushed lawmakers Monday to approve big teacher raises as school districts make plans to close if educators who call his proposal insufficient launch the first-ever statewide strike this week.
Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 23rd - 6:47pm
Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline only if it follows the existing route rather than company's preferred route, an administrative law judge recommended Monday.
The government is asking a federal judge to reject a request for evidence to be returned to a New York City woman who suffered a serious arm injury in an explosion while protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota.
Officials say a remotely operated underwater vehicle is getting a close-up look at electric cables damaged by what Michigan's attorney general has called a tugboat anchor strike in a channel connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.
John Hanna, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 23rd - 5:29pm
Kansas' top child welfare official on Monday proposed $24 million in additional spending over three years and said her agency needs to hire dozens of workers who are not licensed social workers to conduct investigations into reports of abuse and neglect.