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Transit Riders, Drivers Brace for Influx of Amazon Employees

Whitaker Abandoned Taxpayer-Funded Project in Iowa in 2016

By Cathy Bussewitz |
Commuters beware: New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Ama...

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Walmart Flexes Its Muscle Against Amazon

Walmart Flexes Its Muscle Against Amazon

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 17
Like other retailers, Walmart is benefiting from a strong job market and rising consumer confidence. But retailers are also benefiting from the misfortunes of others.

Audit Cites Flaws in Costly California Bullet Train Project

Audit Cites Flaws in Costly California Bullet Train Project

By Don Thompson | Nov 17
Flawed decision-making and poor contract management contributed to billions in cost overruns and years of delays in the as-yet unbuilt California's high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, state auditors said Thursday.

Amazon's Would-Be NY Neighbors: Cynicism, Some Hope for Jobs

Amazon's Would-Be NY Neighbors: Cynicism, Some Hope for Jobs

By Deepti Hajela | Nov 17
Residents expressed hope that there might be something for them in Amazon's hiring bonanza to offset the pressures of neighborhood gentrification. But they are taking the promised opportunity with a grain of salt.

Case Reveals Shame, Trauma of Male Sex Trafficking Victims

Case Reveals Shame, Trauma of Male Sex Trafficking Victims

By Dave Collins | Nov 17
While both male and female trafficking victims suffer trauma and other psychological scars, data suggests men and boys are less likely to come forward and when they do they are more likely to have difficulties finding counseling and other services.

Jonestown Survivors Lost Only Life They Knew, Built New Ones

Jonestown Survivors Lost Only Life They Knew, Built New Ones

By Tim Reiterman | Nov 17
Some have come to acknowledge that they helped enable Jim Jones to seize control over people drawn to his interracial church, socialist preaching and religious hucksterism.

California Recommends Restrictions for Popular Pesticide

California Recommends Restrictions for Popular Pesticide

By Brian Melley | Nov 17
California regulators recommended new restrictions Thursday on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies.

Give the Gift of No-Plastic Sipping Straws for the Holidays

Give the Gift of No-Plastic Sipping Straws for the Holidays

By Leanne Italie | Nov 17
Big problem or a fraction of the world's plastic consumption? You decide, but know that single-use plastic straws are a recent target of environmental activists.

Regulators Close Maine's Shrimp Fishery for Next 3 Years

Regulators Close Maine's Shrimp Fishery for Next 3 Years

By David Sharp | Nov 17
Regulators voted Friday to close the Gulf of Maine winter shrimp season for another three years, raising fears that the fishery decimated by rising water temperatures may never bounce back.

Yoga Studio Shooting Hero to Get $30,000 for Law School

Yoga Studio Shooting Hero to Get $30,000 for Law School

Nov 17
Florida State University's president and board of trustees have committed $30,000 of their personal money to help cover law school costs for a man credited with confronting a shooter at a Tallahassee yoga studio and giving others time to escape.

The Brexit Story So Far: How Britain Got Itself In A Bind

The Brexit Story So Far: How Britain Got Itself In A Bind

By Carlo Piovano | Nov 16
Britain's 2-day-old draft deal to leave the European Union is in danger of collapsing, increasing the likelihood of a disorderly, economically painful exit from the bloc next year.

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