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Divided Supreme Court Rules for Businesses Over Workers

Divided Supreme Court Rules for Businesses Over Workers

By Mark Sherman | May 21
The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to dispute their pay and conditions in the workplace, an important victory for business interests.

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

May 21
A young gay couple were left "stunned" after a Lyft drive in Indianapolis, Ind. booted them from his car on May 5 when they briefly kissed in the back seat.

U.S. is Running Out of Time on NAFTA While Confronting China

U.S. is Running Out of Time on NAFTA While Confronting China

By Paul Wiseman | May 21
President Donald Trump's team is running out of time to rewrite a trade pact with Canada and Mexico, and America's top trade official says the countries are still far apart.

Police Review School Search Amid Angry Cries from Students

Police Review School Search Amid Angry Cries from Students

By Colleen Slevin | May 21
Students and staff demanded answers at a school board meeting nearly a month after officers went classroom by classroom at a largely minority high school in Denver and asked teenagers for their IDs as they looked for a suspect in a shooting.

Poll: Half of Americans Approve of Legal Sports Betting

Poll: Half of Americans Approve of Legal Sports Betting

By Wayne Perry | May 20
A new poll, conducted shortly before the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, found that 50 percent of Americans favor it

Teachers Who Led Strikes Now Turning Focus to Elections

Teachers Who Led Strikes Now Turning Focus to Elections

By Melissa Daniels | May 19
As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers in North Carolina turned their attention to a different fight: The midterm elections.

Manhattan DA To Stop Prosecuting Pot Possession

Manhattan DA To Stop Prosecuting Pot Possession

May 19
Manhattan's District Attorney Cyrus Vance says his office will largely stop prosecuting people for possessing or smoking marijuana starting Aug. 1. The move comes after The New York Times reported on the persistent racial gap in marijuana arrests.

Gay-Friendly Apple Weighs North Carolina Despite LGBT Laws

Gay-Friendly Apple Weighs North Carolina Despite LGBT Laws

By Emery P. Dalesio | May 19
Gay-rights advocates are divided on whether to cheer or bemoan a potential marriage between the state of North Carolina and one of the global corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes.

Hasbro Trademarks Play-doh's Scent: Sweet, Slightly Musky

Hasbro Trademarks Play-doh's Scent: Sweet, Slightly Musky

May 19
Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh.

In Veiled Shot at Trump, Tillerson Warns Democracy at Risk

In Veiled Shot at Trump, Tillerson Warns Democracy at Risk

By Matthew Lee | May 18
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a veiled shot at President Donald Trump on Wednesday, warning that a growing national crisis of ethics and integrity has put American democracy at risk.

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