Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Every Kid Outdoors program provides fourth-grade students with free entrance to public lands

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WASHINGTON – Fourth-grade students can get a free annual pass to visit more than 2,000 federal recreation areas with their families, classmates and friends. The Every...

50 U.S. states and territories launch antitrust probe into Google

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Fifty U.S. states and territories, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, have launched an antitrust probe into Google and the company’s “potential monopolistic behavior.” The...

US and EU officials speak out against arrests of Hong Kong activists

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U.S. and European officials have expressed alarm upon learning of the arrests of several Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, lawmakers and a local official, Aug....

What a Purdue Pharma bankruptcy means for the Sackler family

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By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL, GEOFF MULVIHILL and ADAM GELLER AP Staff Writers Purdue Pharma could be heading for bankruptcy but the extent to which it would...

California governor announces deal to cap rising rent prices

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom reached a deal with apartment owners and developers Friday on legislation that would cap how rapidly...

Google engineer leaks nearly 1,000 pages of internal documents, alleging bias, censorship

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A former Google engineer has released nearly 1,000 pages of documents that he says prove that the company, at least in some of its products, secretly...

Humanitarian crisis unfolds in hurricane-stricken Bahamas

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FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) - U.N. and Red Cross relief officials rushed to deal with an unfolding humanitarian crisis in Hurricane Dorian’s wake Tuesday after...

Parents to protest alleged injustices of Child Protective Services

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A group of California parents will stage a mass demonstration at the State Capitol in Sacramento to protest perceived injustices on the part of Child...