Postal workers union with 200,000 members endorses Sanders

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders was endorsed Thursday by the 200,000-member American Postal Workers Union, an influential group that also backed the Vermont senator's presidential bid against H...

Democrats struggle to build broad support on eve of voting

OSAGE, Iowa (AP) — As Joe Biden wrapped a bus tour of Iowa this week, the elderly crowd gathered at VFW Hall 7920 was a stark reminder of the former vice president's struggle to attract young people. ...

Watchdog files FEC complaint against pro-Sanders group

WASHINGTON (AP) — The watchdog group Common Cause filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday, alleging that Our Revolution, a political nonprofit organization founded by Berni...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2020. There are 345 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 21, 1...

Democratic 2020 candidates vie for unions, Latinos in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates descended on Nevada on Saturday in an attempt to build relationships with Latino voters and win the coveted endorsement of the powerful casino worke...

No sight of French deal on pensions as unions hold out

The French government and labor unions appeared far from reaching any compromise deal Friday in talks over a planned pension overhaul, with strikes and protests grinding on. Prime Mi...

France enters crucial week of talks with unions on pensions

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to launch a crucial week of negotiations with labor unions amid nationwide protests and transport strikes against the government's plans to o...

Pipeline company fined $30M but can resume construction

Pennsylvania fined an energy company more than $30 million on Friday but will allow it to resume construction on its problem-plagued natural gas pipelines. The state Department of En...

Strange bedfellows: French unions funded by strike victims

PARIS (AP) — Labor unions' outsized power and plentiful funds are driving the strikes crippling France to protest the government’s planned revamping of the retirement system. Unions represent less tha...

Democratic-led House poised to give Trump big win on trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after impeaching President Donald Trump, the Democratic-led House looks poised to overwhelmingly pass one of his signature priorities, a rewrite of the 25-year-old free trade...

Democratic-led House expected to give Trump big win on trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after impeaching President Donald Trump, the Democratic-led House is expected to overwhelmingly pass one of his signature priorities, a rewrite of the 25-year-old free trade ...

Firms to pay $386 million to settle price-fixing allegations

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Thirteen large financial firms are agreeing to pay $337 million to settle claims by Pennsylvania's treasury department and about a dozen other government agencies and pension fu...

France's pension overhaul: a look at the planned changes

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's government on Wednesday unveiled details of a planned pension system overhaul that will make younger generations work longer and has sparked nationwide ...

Pelosi expected to announce North American trade pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to announce her endorsement of a modified North American trade pact Tuesday, capping a long set of negotiations and presenti...

Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American trade pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal that has been a top priority for Preside...