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Swiss vote on bids to improve food quality, protect farmers

Swiss voters are deciding on two separate proposals aimed to ensure that food from both domestic and foreign farmers and producers is healthier, more environmentally sound and animal-friendly, and protect Swiss farmers more too
Updated: 3 hours ago

US seeks to curtail green cards for immigrants on public aid

The Trump administration is proposing rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance
Updated: 8 hours ago
China summons US envoys over sanctions linked to Russia deal

China summons US envoys over sanctions linked to Russia deal

China has summoned the U.S. ambassador to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment
Updated: 9 hours ago
Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes

Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes

The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week
Updated: 6 hours ago
National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption

National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption

A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape
Updated: 7 hours ago
Comcast beats Fox in Sky auction with $39B bid

Comcast beats Fox in Sky auction with $39B bid

Comcast beats Fox in rare auction for Sky TV with $39B bid
Published: 09/22/18

Dog deaths after grooming documented, but link uncertain

NJ.com documents 47 deaths of dogs during or within days of grooming at PetSmart since 2018; questions remain about linkage, how rates compare across grooming businesses
Published: 09/22/18

Lawsuit alleges Party City denied job to woman with autism

A federal agency has sued Party City over allegations that it failed to hire a New Hampshire woman after it learned she has autism
Published: 09/22/18
Billionaires buying up media: Savior complex or civic duty?

Billionaires buying up media: Savior complex or civic duty?

For beleaguered news organizations the prospect of a deep-pocketed savior _ perhaps from the same tech industry that was instrumental in sending print media toward its current downward spiral _ is all but irresistible
Published: 09/22/18
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's errant claims on Kavanaugh, economy

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's errant claims on Kavanaugh, economy

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by errant claims about Kavanaugh's accuser, appointing federal judges, boosting the economy and lowering 'Obamacare' premiums
Published: 09/22/18