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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Times journalists have voted to unionize for the first time in the paper's 136-year history. The National Labor Relations Board on Friday announced results of a Jan. 4 newsroom vote. Reporters, copy editors and other workers voted 248 to 44 for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve's top official on financial regulation is putting forward a wide-ranging agenda for improving the way the nation's banks are regulated, saying he wants to focus on "efficiency, transparency and simplicity." Randal Quarles, the Fed's vice...
PARIS (AP) — Two prison guards were seriously injured Friday by inmates on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, an attack that threatened to further ignite national protests by prison guards who are demanding more security, more staff and safer handling of violent inmates...
NEW YORK (AP) — It may be a while, if ever, before investors can buy an exchange-traded fund made up of bitcoin and other digital currencies. Federal regulators have a long list of questions they want answered before they'll approve a digital currency fund for Main Street...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal government regulators proposed changes Friday in the way most hogs slaughtered for meat in the United States are processed in a series of new rules that officials say improve industry practices but critics say could imperil food safety. The new...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That's the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials. But the proposal...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal government regulators proposed changes Friday in the way most hogs slaughtered for meat in the United States are processed in a series of new rules that officials say improve industry practices but critics say could imperil food safety. The new...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The Trump administration is minimizing the looming budget crisis that could produce a government shutdown, saying former President Barack Obama "weaponized" hardcore negotiating tactics...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Democrats in the...
PHOENIX (AP) — A volunteer for an organization that tries to prevent immigrants from dying in the Arizona desert...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on Illinois' monthly fiscal report (all times local): 5 p.m. Gov. Bruce Rauner...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is approving tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is approving tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to let the state proceed with executing a...
MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the Russian television channel RT wants the United States to live up to its ideals of...