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Students with campus jobs at Grinnell College want to unionize, but the college is pushing back and asking the National Labor Relations Board to reconsider an Obama-era ruling allowing such unions.
Dec. 11, 2018
The fast-food giant, one of the world's biggest beef buyers, announces plans to use its might to cut back on antibiotics in its global beef supply. Environmentalists are applauding the commitment.
Dec. 11, 2018
Alexeyeva, who died Saturday, was a longtime Kremlin critic who lived in exile for 16 years during the Soviet era. President Vladimir Putin tried to co-opt her legacy during her lifetime.
Dec. 11, 2018
The USNS Comfort spent a week in the Caribbean caring for ailing Venezuelans who couldn't get treatment in their troubled home country.
Dec. 11, 2018
The Trump administration wants to substantially limit which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. Farmers and developers have long lobbied against the current rule as too expansive.
Dec. 11, 2018
This holiday season, the must-have item for people of a certain age is a vaccine to protect against shingles, the painful skin condition caused by a reawakening of the chickenpox virus.
Dec. 11, 2018
The decision Tuesday follows five days of search and rescue efforts off the coast of Japan, following an accident last week that involved seven crew members. Only one Marine ultimately survived.
Dec. 11, 2018
Time calls the four journalists and a news organization "Guardians" in a struggle against lies and misinformation that has pit news agencies against political groups and governments.
Dec. 11, 2018
Sundar Pichai faced a Republican barrage on allegations of anti-conservative bias. He also was questioned on Google's data collection and its work on a censored search tool for China.
Dec. 11, 2018
While much of the farm bill draft mirrors current law, there is a major change coming for farmers: Industrial hemp will be legalized. Forestry and food stamps became sticking points.
Dec. 11, 2018
Users' names, birth dates, email addresses, work history and other data were exposed for nearly a week in November, Google says. It will now close the social network four months earlier than planned.
Dec. 11, 2018
Get away from holiday stress and crummy weather with our romance picks for December. We've got great contemporary stories and a charming inversion of that classic Regency trope, the forced engagement.
Dec. 11, 2018
As a partial government shutdown looms, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi meet the president to discuss border wall funding. Britain seeks changes to Brexit. U.N. climate talks continue in Poland.
Dec. 11, 2018
Something rare is stirring in Congress. There's growing sentiment to force the president to end U.S. involvement in a war, in this case Yemen, where the U.S. military has been aiding Saudi Arabia.
Dec. 11, 2018
With a partial government shutdown on the horizon, President Trump and Democratic leaders had a heated exchange over border security and wall funding in front of reporters.
Dec. 11, 2018

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