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KYU halts Philippine-Taiwan work-study program due to alleged labor violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung's Kao Yuan University (KYU) has suspended its Philippines-Taiwan joint work-study program after allegations of human trafficking and illegal recruitment. ...

Bill Cosby's civil trial accuser says he molested her at 16

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Judy Huth recalled being distraught while describing an allegation that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her near a game room at the Playboy Mansion in 1975. ...

Kimberly Palmer: Managing money starts with your emotions

Money can trigger strong emotional reactions, which can lead to not-so-great decisions, like missing payments or overspending. A new wave of books urges people to explore their emotional connections t...

MLB criticizes teams over facilities for female employees

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball told its clubs that some are failing to provide acceptable work accommodations for female employees, calling them “embarrassingly below” standard. ...

Rare northern Michigan tornado kills 1, injures more than 40

GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — A rare northern Michigan tornado tore through a small community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 40 others as it flipped vehicles, tore roofs from bu...

Federal judge strikes down Tennessee bathroom signage law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Tennessee's first-of-its-kind law requiring businesses to post special signs if they allow transgender people to use the bathroom of thei...

Police to be charged following suspect's escape in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man in Kaohsiung escaped from police custody on Monday morning (May 2) after being arrested for driving under the influence. The police received a report at 6:54 p.m....

Kansas lawmaker's remarks about trans colleague cause furor

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — LGBTQ rights advocates called Tuesday for a Kansas state lawmaker to be formally censured after she publicly said she didn't want to share the women's restrooms at the Statehouse w...

Amazon warehouse collapse probe finds worker safety risks

U.S. regulators are calling on Amazon to improve its procedures for dealing with severe weather like hurricanes and tornadoes that could threaten workers at its warehouses dotted across the country. ...

Red Wings Zamboni driver, a fan favorite, sues over firing

DETROIT (AP) — A popular Zamboni driver for the Detroit Red Wings said he was dismissed for urinating in a drain. Al Sobotka filed a discrimination lawsuit this week against Olympia ...

North Carolina city settles female firefighter's lawsuit

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Officials in a North Carolina city have settled a federal discrimination lawsuit with a former female firefighter who said she had endured a hostile work environment in which th...

Today in History: April 12, Civil War begins

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 12, the 102nd day of 2022. There are 263 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April...

Police: Man fatally shot supervisor, wounded ex-coworker

BURR RIDGE, Ill. (AP) — A truck driver about to lose his job over a dispute about pay and property fatally shot his supervisor and wounded a former co-worker at another company in suburban Chicago bef...

Iowa settles with 8 men, victims of bathroom photo scandal

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state of Iowa agreed Monday to pay eight men working for the state's Department of Revenue just over $1 million to settle complaints that they were secretly photographed by...

Wisconsin school leader charged for confining students

SURING, Wis. (AP) — The lead administrator of a Wisconsin public school system was charged Monday with false imprisonment after six female students said she asked them to take off some of their clothe...