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SEATTLE (AP) — Tourism is booming in Seattle. Just take a look at the Space Needle. The family-owned landmark is set to unveil the biggest renovation in its 56-year history next month, a $100 million investment in a single year of construction that transformed the structure's...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An employee well-being company owned by British billionaire Richard Branson says it will merge with its rival and make Providence the new corporate headquarters. In an announcement Monday, Virgin Pulse says its merger with Minneapolis-based RedBrick...
ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — A prestigious Massachusetts boarding school said an investigation has uncovered sexual misconduct by a Russian language teacher decades ago. John Palfrey, head of school at Phillip's Academy in Andover, said in a letter to students and faculty Monday that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Energized by the #MeToo movement, two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities. The workers — one of them a 15-year-old from...
Josephine Rizo survived chemotherapy, surgery and radiation, but breast cancer treatment wrecked her finances. Money was already tight when doctors told the Phoenix resident she had an aggressive form of the disease. Then she took a pay cut after going on disability leave, and...
SEATTLE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to police, saying law enforcement agencies could use the technology to "easily build a system to automate the identification and...
SEATTLE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to police. They say law enforcement agencies could use the technology to to easily build a system that would automate the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman has filed a lawsuit in New York against R. Kelly, claiming the singer sexually assaulted her, locked her in rooms for punishment and infected her with herpes. Faith Rodgers says in the suit filed Monday that she met Kelly about a year ago after a concert...
NEW YORK (AP) — Energized by the #MeToo movement, two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities. The workers — one of them a 15-year-old from...