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Workers dismayed by President Trump's federal hiring freeze Workers dismayed by President Trump's federal hiring freeze
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McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Federal worker Greg Guthrie had held out hope after Donald Trump's election to president that his professed advocacy for the American worker would extend to the federal workforce, too. [Read More]

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Report: Chicago police violated civil rights
1 week ago -
The Justice Department on Friday laid bare years of civil rights violations by Chicago police, blasting the nation’s second-largest department for using excessive force that included shooting at people who did not pose a threat and using stun guns on others because they refused to follow commands. [Read More]
EPA says it can't pay for spill
1 week ago -
DENVER — The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday it will not repay claims totaling more than $1.2 billion for economic damages from a mine waste spill the agency accidentally triggered in Colorado, saying the law prohibits it. [Read More]
Feds: Philadelphia police progressing
1 week ago -
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Police Department has made a “substantial effort” to implement reforms in its use of deadly force and is an example for the country amid the current climate of community and police tensions, federal officials said Friday. [Read More]
House charts course to repeal health law House charts course to repeal health law
1 week ago -
WASHINGTON — The House cleared the way Friday for speedy action to repeal the Affordable Care Act, putting Congress on track to undo the most significant health care law in a half century. [Read More]
Trump's CEO meetings raise ethics questions Trump's CEO meetings raise ethics questions
1 week ago -
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump’s meetings with CEOs seeking federal approval for major mergers are raising red flags for ethics lawyers concerned that about the possible erosion of a firewall between the regulators tasked with approving the billion-dollar deals and the White House. [Read More]
Takata agrees to guilty plea, will pay $1 billion for hiding defect Takata agrees to guilty plea, will pay $1 billion for hiding defect
1 week ago -
DETROIT — Takata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for a years-long scheme to conceal a deadly defect in its automotive air bag inflators. [Read More]
Surge in traffic deaths outpaces increase in travel Surge in traffic deaths outpaces increase in travel
1 week ago -
Traffic deaths surged about 8 percent in the first nine months of last year, continuing an alarming upward spiral that may be partially explained by more Americans on the roads due to the economic recovery, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates released Friday. [Read More]
EPA locks in fuel economy standards
1 week ago -
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency moved Friday to cement strict fuel economy requirements that force the auto industry to make new cars and trucks significantly more efficient, a decision that will be difficult for the incoming Trump administration to undo. [Read More]
Trump's national security adviser, Russian official already talking
1 week ago -
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump’s national security adviser and Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. have been in frequent contact in recent weeks, [Read More]
Paralyzed detective who forgave shooter eulogized as a hero Paralyzed detective who forgave shooter eulogized as a hero
1 week ago -
NEW YORK — Steven McDonald, a police officer best known for forgiving a teenage gunman who left him paralyzed in 1986, inspired New York City by choosing a spiritual journey over self-pity and spite, Mayor Bill de Blasio and others said Friday. [Read More]
Woman stolen at birth learns true identity
1 week ago -
WALTERBORO, S.C. — Stolen from a hospital just hours after she was born, an 18-year-old woman finally learned her true identity and was reunited Friday with her birth family, by video chat. The woman she thought was her mother was charged with her kidnapping. [Read More]
Man delivers 300,000 pennies to DMV
1 week ago -
LEBANON, Va. (AP) — Now, that's a lot of change. [Read More]
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