NHL embraces more betting, joins with 3rd gambling operator

Sports 03/28/19, 13:15

The NHL entered its third partnership in six months with a gambling operator on Thursday, another step in its embrace of business opportunities that come with legal sports betting.The league announced the deal with William Hill shortly before Commissioner Gary ...

Biden panders to Left, criticizes ‘white man’s culture’

Politics 03/27/19, 04:45

Former Vice President Joe Biden condemned "a white man's culture" as he lashed out at violence against women and, more specifically, lamented his role in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings that undermined Anita Hill's credibility nearly three decades ago. Biden, a ...

Update: High court wary of limiting partisan map drawing

Politics 03/26/19, 11:00

The Latest on Supreme Court arguments over whether the political task of redistricting can be overtly partisan (all times local): 11:55 a.m. The Supreme Court seems wary of getting federal judges involved in determining when electoral district maps are too partisan. A view ...

Supreme Court agrees to hear deadly DC sniper shootings case

U.S. 03/18/19, 09:16

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002. The justices said they will take up ...

Spain seeks to exhume former dictator Franco in June

Europe 03/15/19, 14:35

Spain's Socialist government has set June 10 as the date for relocating the remains of former dictator Gen. Francisco Franco from a self-aggrandizing mausoleum to a more discreet grave in a public cemetery in Madrid.Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, who is ...

Supreme Court expands April 23 census arguments

Business 03/15/19, 14:04

The Supreme Court said it will try to resolve all the legal issues about a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The justices on Friday, March 15, are expanding their April 23 arguments to include whether asking about citizenship would violate ...

5 teachers sue California union over forced dues collection

U.S. 03/11/19, 15:41

Five California educators on Monday filed a lawsuit seeking to stop the state's top teachers union from collecting dues through mandatory paycheck deductions, the latest in a series of similar legal challenges filed across the country.The lawsuit challenging the California ...

National Women’s Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019

Sports 03/08/19, 21:36

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are being inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. They are among 10 members of the Class of 2019, announced Friday.The other honorees are: Civil rights activist ...

MLB wants notice of lineups before stadium announcements

Sports 03/07/19, 12:21

Major league teams this season must notify the commissioner's office of their starting lineups before they are announced at stadiums. The decision Thursday comes in response to the Supreme Court ruling that has led to more widespread legal gambling.Through last ...

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