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Federal Judge Puts Starbucks Lawsuit on Ice

By Brian Melley | Aug 25
A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages.

Illinois Latest State to Expand Domestic Workers' Rights

By Sophia Tareen | Aug 24
Left out of federal labor law written decades ago, nannies, housekeepers and private caregivers are gaining legal protections in a growing number of states.

Judge Definitively Blocks Florida Abortion Law

Aug 20
A federal judge on Thursday definitively blocked a Florida abortion law to prevent state funds from going to organizations that provide abortions.

Hillary Clinton: I Will Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Aug 14
Hillary Clinton laid out her plans for the economy in a speech on Thursday, where she slammed Trump's economic rhetoric and said she will stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Young Americans Worry Over Extremist Threat

By Melinda Deslatte | Aug 11
The threat of violence by people inspired by foreign extremists invokes fear in a majority of young Americans across racial groups. But for young people of color, that fear is matched or surpassed by worries about violence from white extremists.

Divided America: Texas Hispanic Voting Bloc Largely Untapped

By Will Weissert | Aug 10
Excluding noncitizens and those under 18, about 5 million Texas Hispanics will be eligible to vote in the 2016 presidential election, but less than half may register and fewer still are likely to cast ballots.

Bill Would End Longstanding Ban on Bikes in U.S. Wilderness

By Michelle L. Price | Aug 6
More than 100 million acres of America's most rugged landscapes designated as wilderness are off-limits to mountain bikers, but two Utah senators have introduced legislation that would allow bikers.

Support Grows Among Americans for Stricter Gun Laws

By Lisa Marie Pane and Ryan J. Foley | Jul 26
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon.

With Millions Covered, 'Repeal and Replace' Gets Riskier

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 18
Donald Trump's plan for replacing "Obamacare" appears to be anything but solid. A nonpartisan analysis recently found it would make 18 million people uninsured.

Settlement Reached with Air Bag Maker in Florida Case

Jul 18
The family of a Florida woman who became a quadriplegic after the deployment of an air bag in her car has reached an out-of-court settlement with the air bag's manufacturer.

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