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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the workers' previous salaries, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. The decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling saying pay...
CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to airline employees settled with the airline for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the company to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible. David Dao...
NEW YORK (AP) — In a park amid Manhattan skyscrapers, a gem has emerged: a posh public bathroom that cost nearly $300,000, complete with freshly delivered flowers, imported tiles, classical music and artwork. The free-of-charge, air-conditioned splendor— inspired by visits to...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to employees of a partner airline has reached a settlement with United for an undisclosed amount, his lawyers announced Thursday. David Dao's legal team said in a brief...
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a gunman who shot two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A gunman who shot two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks, killing one, has been formally sentenced to death. Judge Gregory Chelak on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to tighten access to guns. And an emboldened NRA has much more ambitious plans afoot for easing...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's being pitched as an educational lifeline for impoverished preschool-aged children and condemned as the latest example of local government overreach sweeping progressive cities from coast to coast. Voters in New Mexico's capital city have until Tuesday...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer's total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp. Just touch the stamp with your finger, and the heat transforms the image of the blacked-out sun into the moon. Remove your finger, and the...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Four years ago, Oklahoma's oil patch was booming, unemployment was falling and state lawmakers were debating what to do with $200 million in surplus revenue. Republicans who control state government successfully pushed to reduce the state's top income tax...