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  • Northwestern players to cast historic union vote

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University's football players will cast ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes — a potentially landmark vote that will be kept sealed for months and possibly years. The National Labor Relations Board said Thursday...

  • Big business cronies rally to protect Export-Import Bank

    The Export-Import Bank of the United States -- informally known as the “Ex-Im Bank,” but irreverently referred to as “Boeing's Bank” behind closed doors -- is hosting a ritzy conference for power players in Washington this week. It's another exercise in willful deception. Bank...

  • Kerry warns Russia not changing course will be a 'grave and expensive mistake,' window closing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry warns Russia not changing course will be a 'grave and expensive mistake,' window closing.

  • Google, Apple settle high-tech workers' lawsuit

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another. The agreement announced Thursday averts a Silicon...

  • Kerry: The world is 'ready to act' against Russia

    Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a final warning to Russia Thursday evening, one week after a tentative agreement to defuse the crisis in Ukraine appeared to have little impact on the violent clashes between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian government. "The window to change...

  • NLRB to impound Northwestern athletes' votes until union case decided

    Northwestern University student athletes will vote Friday on whether they will have a union but the results may not be known for months. The National Labor Relations Board announced Thursday afternoon that it will impound the votes and hold on to them until it rules on the university's request...

  • Kerry says Russia not abiding by terms of Geneva agreement on de-escalating crisis in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry says Russia not abiding by terms of Geneva agreement on de-escalating crisis in Ukraine.

  • Kerry: Only Ukraine is 'keeping its word' on agreement to calm crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry: Only Ukraine is 'keeping its word' on agreement to calm crisis.

  • Kerry says Russia 'has not taken a single concrete step' to de-escalate Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry says Russia 'has not taken a single concrete step' to de-escalate Ukraine crisis.

  • Kerry: Russian propaganda broadcast on Kremlin-backed TV pushes Putin's Ukraine 'fantasies'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry: Russian propaganda broadcast on Kremlin-backed TV pushes Putin's Ukraine 'fantasies'

  • Oregon moves to dump health exchange website

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon, once expected to be a national leader in the federal health care overhaul, on Thursday moved to become the first state to dump its troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead. A top Cover Oregon official, Alex Pettit, said fixing the...

  • Hydra-headed federal bureaucracy threatens American liberty

    “You can’t handle the truth!” Jack Nicholson shouted at Tom Cruise during the climactic court-martial scene in the movie “A Few Good Men.” Caught in a lie that exposed his “above-the-law” mentality, Nicholson’s character, Col. Nathan Jessup, justifies his lawlessness by...

  • Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three Americans — a pediatrician and a father and son — were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers, contractors and journalists. Another...

  • FDA OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as a first-choice screening option for cervical cancer. It was a role previously reserved for the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of women's health. The Food and Drug Administration approved Roche's cobas...

  • UPS blames winter weather for drop in 1Q profit

    DALLAS (AP) — First-quarter net income at UPS slumped 12 percent as winter storms increased costs for the shipping giant and cut into its revenue. The Atlanta company said Thursday that the rough start to the year means that full-year earnings will come in at the low end of its earlier...



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