Defrauded students inch closer to victory in DeVos lawsuit

U.S. 09/18/18, 13:25

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' move to ease protections for former students of for-profit colleges should be reversed, handing a victory to those who said they were defrauded by their schools.

Los Angeles to consider banning sale of fur products

U.S. 09/18/18, 13:20

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles would become the largest city in the U.S. to ban the sale of fur products if the City Council approves a proposed law backed by animal activists who say the multibillion-dollar fur industry is rife with cruelty.

Feds approve importation of pot drug for tremor study

U.S. 09/18/18, 09:31

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies.