Shirley Sherrod is co-founder of the New Communities Land Trust founded 50 years ago as a safe haven for African-American farmers thrown off their land during the civil rights movement.
The World Trade Organization says the United States can impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion worth of goods from the European Union as retaliation for illegal subsidies to Airbus — a record award from the trade body.
Bob Orozco, 89, has been in fitness his entire adult life. He began working for the Laguna Niguel YMCA in 1984 and leads the Silver Sneakers Club, a free fitness program for Medicare beneficiaries. "I probably will work until something stops me," Orozco says.
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Chinese honor guards stand in formation during the lowering of the national flag in front of Tiananmen Gate in Beijing on Monday, one day before the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
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The view from the balcony of a house listed at $5.5 million in San Francisco. Income inequality in the U.S. grew worse in California and eight other states in 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau says.
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President Trump signed a partial trade agreement along with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in New York, where the two leaders are attending the United Nations General Assembly.
With a growing number of imports from China facing tariffs, some companies are trying to avoid those costs by falsely labeling Chinese products as manufactured elsewhere.
A new study found that investors were significantly more likely to bet a company's stock price was going to increase if the company had more women on staff compared with other companies.
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Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, speaks at an August 28 rally in Sacramento, Calif., calling for passage of AB5 to limit when companies can label workers as independent contractors.