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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco has approved a measure making it the first place in the nation to require businesses to provide fully paid leaves for new mothers and fathers to spend time with their child. Parental leave advocates say the issue is gaining momentum across the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia and China present the greatest cyber security threat to the U.S., but Iran is trying to increase and spend more on its capabilities, the Navy admiral in charge of the military's Cyber Command told Congress Tuesday. Adm. Michael Rogers told the Senate...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A lawmaker wants to allow California addicts to use heroin, crack and other drugs at supervised facilities to cut down on overdoses, joining several U.S. cities considering establishing the nation's first legal drug-injection sites. The proposal...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal official acknowledged Tuesday that the level of care is "unacceptable" at some government-run hospitals serving Native American patients and assured tribal leaders her agency would work to enact swift and long-lasting reforms. Mary Smith,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco became the first place in the country Tuesday to require businesses to provide fully paid leave for new parents in what was hailed as the latest move to address income inequality in the nation. The measure approved unanimously by the Board of...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The woman who said she was gang-raped at a University of Virginia fraternity house and was the centerpiece of a now-retracted Rolling Stone article must answer attorneys' questions in a defamation lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Glen E. Conrad says the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco's fully paid parental leave ordinance (all times local): 2:45 p.m. San Francisco has approved a measure making it the first place in the nation to require businesses to provide fully paid leave for new parents. Advocates say the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The hackers who seriously disrupted operations at a large hospital chain recently and held some data hostage broke into a computer server left vulnerable despite urgent public warnings since at least 2007 that it needed to be fixed with a simple update, The...
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — For the second time in as many years, a student at suburban New York's Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight Ivy League universities. Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna has until May 1 to decide whether she'll attend one of the prestigious northeastern...