A majority of federal control board members voted Friday to more than double tuition at Puerto Rico's largest public university despite heavy criticism the increase will make higher education unaffordable.
Aya Batrawy and Malak Harb, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 20th - 10:39am
Green lipstick, blue lipstick and 40 shades of foundation to choose from are just some of the reasons 18-year-old Shahad al-Qahtani is excited about superstar Rihanna's makeup line debut in Saudi Arabia.
Wayne Parry, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 20th - 10:37am
On the anniversary of the largest marine oil spill in the petroleum industry, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday prohibiting oil and natural gas drilling in state waters, as well as preventing infrastructure like pipelines that could support drilling in more distant federal waters.
Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 20th - 9:57am
An audit of Facebook's privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users — raising questions about the usefulness of such audits.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 20th - 9:54am
Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest chapter in years-long, wide-ranging scandal at the banking giant. However, it appears that none of the $1 billion will go directly to the victims of Wells Fargo's abuses.
Dan Elliott, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 20th - 9:33am
Tension over the drought-stressed Colorado River escalated into a public feud when four U.S. states accused Arizona's largest water provider of manipulating supply and demand, potentially threatening millions of people in the United States and Mexico who rely on the river.
In a story April 19 about an Illinois bill concerning school resource officers, The Associated Press misstated the name of a poverty advocacy group. It is the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, not the Sargent Shriver Center on Poverty Law. The AP also misspelled the name of one the center's employees. Her name is Michelle Mbekeani-Wiley, not Michelle Mbekani-Wiley.
Matthew Pennington and Emily Swanson, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 20th - 8:29am
Americans largely fear the country's relationship with Russia and China will get worse in the coming year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un on nuclear weapons, nearly half say the same about North Korea.