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DETROIT (AP) — Shifting demand from cars to trucks and SUVS is forcing General Motors to lay off more than 2,000 workers indefinitely at two assembly plants in Ohio and Michigan starting in January. The company said Wednesday it will suspend the third shifts at factories in...
LACKAWANNA, N.Y. (AP) — More than 100 firefighters struggled to contain a massive blaze at a former Bethlehem Steel site that broke out early Wednesday when a hot light bulb fell onto cardboard inside a business, authorities said. Local media outlets reported that Fred Heinle,...
Filling a void created by congressional inaction, voters in a scattering of states tightened gun control laws and approved increases in the minimum wage. The campaign to legalize marijuana achieved a major breakthrough, with victories in at least six states. In all, more than...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a white former police officer charged with murder following the shooting of an unarmed black man in a traffic stop (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Closing arguments are underway in the case of a white former police officer on trial for...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump's presidential victory set off protests early Wednesday by hundreds of people on California college campuses and in Oregon. Police says at least 500 people swarmed on streets in and around UCLA, some shouting anti-Trump expletives and others...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A shockwave. There's no other way to describe the massive change Americans voted for Tuesday. In electing Donald Trump to the White House, Americans handed the reins to someone whose campaign was premised on an unrelenting challenge to the status quo, distrust...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential elections. (All times EST): 3:45 a.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin is giving a thumbs-up to president-elect Donald Trump's victory. In a brief statement Wednesday, the Kremlin said Putin has sent Trump a telegram to...
Filling a void created by congressional inaction, voters in a scattering of states tightened gun control laws and approved increases in the minimum wage. The campaign to legalize marijuana achieved a major breakthrough, with victories in at least six states. In all, more than...
From Virginia coal country, as election results trickled in, Jimmy McDonald texted his boss to warn he might need a day off Wednesday. Celebrations, it seemed, were in order. "Historic day," his boss wrote back. "There's still some good in America," McDonald responded. Just...