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FILE - In this July 13, 2019, file photo, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao addresses the media before the NASCAR series auto race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky. The House Oversight Committee says it is investigating whether Chao acted improperly to benefit herself or her family’s shipping company. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
September 16, 2019 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee said Monday it is investigating whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao acted improperly to benefit herself or her family's shipping company. Two Democratic leaders sent Chao a letter asking her to turn over documents and communications related...
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FILE - This image made from a Dec. 1, 2015, video provided by WNDU-TV shows Ulrich Klopfer in South Bend, Ind. Officials whose offices are investigating the discovery of more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains at an Illinois house of Dr. Klopfer who performed abortions for decades in Indiana will hold a press conference on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, to discuss the case. Klopfer died earlier this month. (WNDU-TV via AP, File)
September 16, 2019 - 5:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general said Monday that he will work with his Illinois counterpart to investigate what he called the "grisly discovery" of more than 2,000 medically preserved fetal remains at the Illinois home of a late doctor who performed abortions in Indiana. Republican...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2019, file photo, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao addresses the media before the NASCAR series auto race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky. The House Oversight Committee says it is investigating whether Chao acted improperly to benefit herself or her family’s shipping company. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
September 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee says it is investigating whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao acted improperly to benefit herself or her family's shipping company. Two Democratic leaders sent a letter Monday asking Chao to turn over documents related to the New York-based...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. California Gov. Gavin Newsom will announce an executive action Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, to confront youth heath concerns related to vaping. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
September 16, 2019 - 4:04 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis products and step up efforts to halt the sale of illicit products amid a rise in vaping-related illnesses. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the actions...
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FILE - This image made from a Dec. 1, 2015, video provided by WNDU-TV shows Ulrich Klopfer in South Bend, Ind. Officials whose offices are investigating the discovery of more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains at an Illinois house of Dr. Klopfer who performed abortions for decades in Indiana will hold a press conference on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, to discuss the case. Klopfer died earlier this month. (WNDU-TV via AP, File)
September 16, 2019 - 3:33 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Four Indiana lawmakers called for a state investigation to determine whether more than 2,000 medically preserved fetal remains found at the Illinois home of a late Indiana abortion clinic doctor were illegally transported across state lines. State Rep. Ron Bacon said in a...
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FILE - This image made from a Dec. 1, 2015, video provided by WNDU-TV shows Ulrich Klopfer in South Bend, Ind. Officials whose offices are investigating the discovery of more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains at an Illinois house of Dr. Klopfer who performed abortions for decades in Indiana will hold a press conference on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, to discuss the case. Klopfer died earlier this month. (WNDU-TV via AP, File)
September 16, 2019 - 3:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Four Indiana lawmakers called for a state investigation to determine whether more than 2,000 medically preserved fetal remains found at the Illinois home of a late Indiana abortion clinic doctor were illegally transported across state lines. State Rep. Ron Bacon said in a...
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Lawyers march during a protest against the planned pension change in Paris, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. French lawyers, doctors, nurses, pilots and others are taking to the streets of Paris to protest planned pension changes by French President Emmanuel Macron's government. Placard read, "no to the pension tax". (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
September 16, 2019 - 10:29 am
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of French professionals, including lawyers and doctors, took to the streets of Paris Monday in the latest protest against the government's planned pension changes. The protest saw lawyers, doctors, nurses and others in regulated professions vent their displeasure at the...
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Display cars are parked at a Volkswagen dealership in Sydney, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
September 16, 2019 - 3:41 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday. The settlement was announced in the Federal Court in Sydney...
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FILE- In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a news conference in the Red Room at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Cuomo says he's directing state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine. The Democrat announced Sunday, Sept. 15 that the state health commissioner would be making a recommendation this week to the state Public Health and Health Planning Council. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
September 15, 2019 - 4:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be making a recommendation this...
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FILE- In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a news conference in the Red Room at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Cuomo says he's directing state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine. The Democrat announced Sunday, Sept. 15 that the state health commissioner would be making a recommendation this week to the state Public Health and Health Planning Council. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
September 15, 2019 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be making a recommendation this...
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