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California Power Outages Highlight Economic Disparity

California Power Outages Highlight Economic Disparity

By Cathy Bussewitz | Oct 13
When the nation's largest utility warned customers that it would cut power to nearly 2 million people across Northern California, many rushed out to buy portable generators, knowing the investment could help sustain them during blackouts.

Missing Worker Search Goes on in New Orleans Hotel Collapse

Missing Worker Search Goes on in New Orleans Hotel Collapse

Oct 13
Rescue crews in New Orleans on Sunday were trying to find a worker missing in the rubble of a hotel that collapsed while under construction but work in the unstable structure must be done delicately, officials said.

Anxiety over Supreme Court Arguments Pervades Coming Out Day

Anxiety over Supreme Court Arguments Pervades Coming Out Day

By Jeff McMillan | Oct 13
National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living, depending on what the Supreme Court decides about workplace discrimination law.

Hunter Biden to Step Down from Chinese Board

Hunter Biden to Step Down from Chinese Board

Oct 13
Hunter Biden is stepping down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm.

Big Changes to Grueling Special Forces Course Draw Scrutiny

Big Changes to Grueling Special Forces Course Draw Scrutiny

By Lolita C. Baldor | Oct 13
Deep in the dark North Carolina woods, a small white light flickers in the heavy underbrush. It's after midnight and a soldier is taking a risk by turning on his headlamp to find his way.

Impeachment Dominates, but Much Other Work Awaits Congress

Impeachment Dominates, but Much Other Work Awaits Congress

By Andrew Taylor | Oct 13
Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators, and they're returning to Washington this coming week with mixed hopes of success.

1 Dead, 3 Missing after Hotel Collapse in New Orleans

1 Dead, 3 Missing after Hotel Collapse in New Orleans

By Chevel Johnson | Oct 12
A large section of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction at the edge of New Orleans' historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday morning amid dust and debris.

Andrew Johnson Back in Spotlight for 1868 Impeachment Brush

Andrew Johnson Back in Spotlight for 1868 Impeachment Brush

By David Crary | Oct 12
The president traveled the country, fanning racial animus. He viewed the Congress with disdain. He also tried to undo some of the most important achievements of his predecessor, using executive power.

Former Envoy Defies Trump, Testifies He Pushed to Oust Her

Former Envoy Defies Trump, Testifies He Pushed to Oust Her

By Mary Clare Jalonick, Matthew Lee and Alan Fram | Oct 12
Testifying in defiance of President Donald Trump's ban, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told House impeachment investigators Friday that Trump himself had pressured the State Department to oust her,

Author's Speech Cancelled After Georgia Students Burn Book

Author's Speech Cancelled After Georgia Students Burn Book

By Jeff Amy | Oct 12
An author's second appearance at a Georgia university was cancelled after a few students burned copies of her book following an angry exchange during her first talk, which focused on diversity.

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