Coast Guard goes after accused rapist's ability to work at sea

More than a year after a student told the US Coast Guard she was plied with alcohol and raped by her boss while training at sea, the agency is going after her alleged assailant's ability to work on commercial ships.

2 additional deaths linked to bacteria in recalled eye drops, CDC says

A rare strain of bacteria found in recalled eye drops has been linked to dozens of infections, as well as cases of vision loss and surgical removal of eyes. This week, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported two additional deaths -- a total of three -- have been linked to the bacterial infection.

A California bill aims to explicitly ban caste discrimination in the state

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill in the state Senate that would explicitly ban caste discrimination -- the first such effort by a US state legislature.

Advocates raise concerns about lead exposure in Ohio community after metal factory explosion last month

Health advocates are urging Ohio state environmental officials to test for lead contamination in a community near the site of a metal factory explosion last month.

Shift in San Francisco politics serves as warning from Asian American voters to Democrats in 2024

Allene Jue used to vote in a simple, rapid manner -- scan the names on the ballot and pick the Asian sounding names.

Record-breaking Wisconsin Supreme Court race could decide abortion rights and 2024 rules in key battleground

In one of the nation's most important political battlegrounds, the future of election laws, abortion rights and more could hinge on the outcome of an April race for a seat that will determine control of the state Supreme Court.

Iowa's governor signs law banning gender-affirming care for minors

Iowa's Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law Wednesday a ban on gender-affirming care for minors, joining a growing cadre of red states looking to restrict access to the treatments for trans youth in America.

'No legitimate basis' for 2021 DOJ memo on school board threats, House GOP alleges in new report

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee claim in a new report that local law enforcement pushback to a memo issued by Attorney General Merrick Garland in 2021 on threats to school boards around the country supports their conclusion that there was "no legitimate basis" for the directive.

TikTok and its CEO are fighting to save the app in the US

At a Harvard Business Review conference earlier this month, where executives, professors and artists appeared for talks on corporate leadership and emotional intelligence, Shou Chew attempted to save his company.

China may prefer TikTok to be banned than fall into US hands

Nearly three years after the Trump administration threatened to ban TikTok if its Chinese owner didn't sell the company to American investors, the video app is once again facing an existential threat.

How TikTok's CEO prepared for his first grilling on Capitol Hill

Shou Zi Chew is getting ready for his inaugural trip to Congress.

Fox accuses Dominion of manipulating data to reach $1.6 billion damages figure

Lawyers for Fox News on Wednesday accused Dominion Voting Systems of manipulating data to reach the eye-popping $1.6 billion figure that it's seeking as part of its defamation lawsuit against the network.

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Christmas parade road closures and detours
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Girl who called 911 for her father honored
Water study could delay commercial construction
Almost 200 animals rescued from puppy mill
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HS football players gain perspective helping vets
Milwaukee Dancing Grannies planning return
Fire crews respond to fire at boarded up building
10-year-old shoot mom over VR headset
Condo owners remember building scare
5th grader raises $2,000 for grieving teacher

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