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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas, residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast kept an eye on slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy, which the National Weather Service said posed a threat of "life-threatening flash flooding." Rain...
DENVER (AP) — States with legal marijuana have an ethics problem. Not just because they're violating federal drug law. They also have to look out for pot regulators who might have improper dealings with an industry still emerging from the black market. Two recent cases in...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are seeking to limit the severity of punishments he could face through new arguments attacking the structure of accusations that he endangered comrades by walking off his post. One motion slated for argument at a pretrial...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican drive to roll back Barack Obama's health care law is on a collision course with a national opioid epidemic that's not letting up. Medicaid cuts resulting from the GOP legislation would hit hard in states deeply affected by the addiction crisis...
DETROIT (AP) — Travis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, resigned under pressure from investors. The company's board confirmed the move early Wednesday, saying in a statement that Kalanick is taking time to heal from the death of his mother in a...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republicans retained control of Mick Mulvaney's U.S. House seat, with Ralph Norman winning a special election victory that was closer than expected in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District. The GOP had strong hopes it would hold onto the district,...
Uber has had a rough year, largely of it its own making. There have been lawsuits, allegations of sexual harassment and a profanity-laced outburst by its CEO that was caught on video. On Wednesday, Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick resigned under pressure from investors...
DETROIT (AP) — Travis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, resigned Tuesday under pressure from investors. The company's board confirmed the move early Tuesday, saying in a statement that Kalanick is taking time to heal from the death of his...
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — One student wrote how his parents were fed up with paying "war taxes" to street gangs in Honduras. Another told how he finally left that country after he was hit in the leg by a stray bullet from a police gunfight. And yet another described his harrowing...