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17 09, 2021

Sequoia National Park’s Giant Trees at Risk as Fires Grow

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SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — More firefighting resources were being brought in Thursday to battle two forest fires that have shut down California’s Sequoia National Park and threaten its ancient trees. A national interagency management team “equipped to handle …

17 09, 2021

Lawsuit Seeks $1M After Michigan Teacher Cuts Girl’s Hair

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — The father of a 7-year-old Michigan girl whose hair was cut by a teacher without her parents’ permission has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the school district, a librarian and a teacher’s assistant. The …

17 09, 2021

‘Fight for $15’ Union Sues to Undo Trump-Era Franchise Rule

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The union behind the “Fight for $15” movement is suing to overturn a Trump-era rule that makes it harder to hold companies like McDonald’s Corp. and Amazon.com Inc. accountable for violations of franchised or sub-contracted workers’ rights. In a lawsuit …

17 09, 2021

Small Agency, Big Job: Biden Tasks OSHA With Vaccine Mandate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration doesn’t make many headlines. Charged with keeping America’s workplaces safe, it usually busies itself with tasks such as setting and enforcing standards for goggles, hardhats and ladders. But President Joe Biden …

17 09, 2021

Americans Have Little Trust in Online Security: AP-NORC Poll

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Most Americans don’t believe their personal information is secure online and aren’t satisfied with the federal government’s efforts to protect it, according to a poll. The poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MeriTalk shows that …

20 09, 2021

Historic Maryland Cabin Restored After Car Crashed Into It

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The property and structure at 417 Jonathan St. in Hagerstown has a long history. The trees used in its construction were cut down in the winter of 1739-40 and 1740-41 near Hagerstown, and were used for …

20 09, 2021

Open Container Law Diverts Millions From Missouri Roads

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s decision to allow open containers of alcohol in vehicles forces the state to divert millions of federal dollars intended for road construction to safety programs, according to a public radio report. The state’s policy …

20 09, 2021

After Fires, Europe’s Med Leaders Pledge Climate Cooperation

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The leaders of Europe’s Mediterranean countries pledged Friday to expand cooperation against climate change, at a meeting in Athens held in the aftermath of massive wildfires that ravaged parts of southern Europe. They expressed their “strong …

20 09, 2021

Analysis: Ida’s Destruction May Help Hurricane Laura Victims

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hurricane Ida’s thrashing left homes in mangled heaps across southeastern Louisiana, but in an uncomfortable twist, the storm might have been a boon to southwestern parishes still struggling to recover from last year’s Hurricane Laura. …

20 09, 2021

Volcano Erupts on Atlantic Island; Lava Threatens Some Homes

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MADRID (AP) — A volcano on Spain’s Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to speed up evacuations for 1,000 people as lava flows crept toward isolated homes on the …