Bullock calls to limit fundraising of lawmakers, president

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is pushing back against fundraising laws that have allowed federal officeholders seeking the presidency to transfer millions from their existing campaign accounts, leaving h...

Labor union wants inspections at Tokyo Olympic venues

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers and two government bodies building venues for next year’s games have until the end of the month to agree to outside inspections on construction sites. ...

Biden to Trump on baseless attacks: ‘I’m not going anywhere’

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden assured supporters Wednesday night that his message to President Donald Trump is “I’m not going anywhere” as he laid out his most forceful...

Tokyo Games: Union wants venue inspection, worker interviews

TOKYO (AP) — An international labor union investigating worker safety and the use of migrant workers at venues for next year's Tokyo Olympics is asking for a joint inspection of construction sites and...

Greece: Strikes against labor reforms halt ferries, services

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Strikes against Greece's new conservative government have halted ferries and transport services across the country as unions rally in opposition to a new labor bill they argue wi...

How the past informs Trump's vision of America's future

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's vision of America's tomorrows looks much like its yesterdays. He loves "beautiful" coal. "Beautiful" warships. And "those four beautiful wo...

Tens of thousands join climate protests before UN summit

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New Y...

Global climate protests begin in Australia before UN summit

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered Friday at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New Yor...

Sanders-Biden feud ramps up in front of key union audience

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The high-stakes fight for working-class voters moved to Pennsylvania on Tuesday as a slate of Democratic White House hopefuls vowed to use the power of the presidency to crack down...

Greek island ferry crews to launch 24-hour strike Sept. 24

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Ferry services to Greek popular island destinations face severe disruptions next week due to a strike called by the country's powerful seamen's union. The PNO u...

Uber vows to keep fighting sweeping California labor bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work have approved sweeping legislation designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protections, bu...

Uber vows to keep fighting sweeping California labor bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protection...

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___ OxyContin maker reaches tentative opioid-crisis settlement HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tenta...

Democrats step on shaky political ground with fracking bans

DENVER (AP) — Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking — and stepping on unstable political ground as they do so. An all-out prohibition on...

Minnesota oil pipeline fight highlights Democratic dilemmas

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A divisive fight over the future of a crude-oil pipeline across Minnesota is pinning presidential candidates between environmentalists and trade unions in a 2020 battleground state,...