National Politics

Company says planned natural gas pipeline won’t go forward

A company behind the proposed construction of a nearly 120-mile-long natural gas pipeline from northeastern Pennsylvania to central New Jersey says it won’t go forward with the project.
September 27, 2021 1:31 PM

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Ex-coach tells of faking athletic credentials

A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California testified Monday that she regularly created fake athletic profiles with exaggerated accomplishments and images she found on Google to help get unqualified students admitted.
September 27, 2021 1:29 PM

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US Steel shuts down Indiana plant after wastewater discharge

U.S. Steel says it has temporarily shuttered operations at a northwest Indiana plant after it leaked an orange substance into a Lake Michigan tributary, prompting the closure of a water treatment plant and nearby beaches.
September 27, 2021 1:27 PM

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Greyhound Lines settles lawsuit over immigration sweeps

Greyhound Lines Inc. will pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit over the bus line’s practice of allowing U.S. Customs & Border Protection agents to board its buses in Washington state to conduct immigration sweeps.
September 27, 2021 1:23 PM

National Politics

Georgia plans $1,000 bonuses to responders with federal cash

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says he will use federal COVID-19 aid to pay $1,000 bonuses to every police officer, sheriff’s deputy, firefighter and emergency medical technician statewide.
September 27, 2021 1:13 PM

National Politics

Fidelity to hire 1,500 more at company’s North Carolina hub

Financial services giant Fidelity has announced it will create more than 1,500 additional jobs in the Raleigh-Durham area.
September 27, 2021 1:02 PM
Uncertain start to post-Merkel era after close German vote

World

Uncertain start to post-Merkel era after close German vote

The party that narrowly beat outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s bloc is pushing for a quick agreement on a coalition government, but Europe’s biggest economy could still be in for weeks of uncertainty after an election that failed to set a clear direction.
September 27, 2021 12:48 PM

National Politics

House Republicans return to Oregon Capitol for redistricting

Despite a threat to block new political maps Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon state Capitol  — the final day for the Legislature to complete redistricting.
September 27, 2021 12:40 PM

National

Illinois man wins marathon after 2 leaders take wrong route

An Illinois man unexpectedly won the Quad Cities Marathon this weekend when the two Kenyan runners who had far outpaced him were disqualified after being diverted off the course by a race volunteer bicyclist.
September 27, 2021 12:30 PM

National Politics

Kentucky company’s new respirator to aid healthcare workers

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says a safety and personal protective equipment developer is manufacturing a new respirator to help front-line healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
September 27, 2021 12:30 PM

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3 dismembered bodies found in burning Texas dumpster

Police are investigating after three dismembered bodies were discovered last week in a dumpster that had been set afire in Fort Worth, Texas.
September 27, 2021 12:16 PM

National Politics

Measure on masking in youth sports clears House committee

Legislation that has cleared a Pennsylvania House committee would give school districts the authority to decide whether student athletes must wear masks while playing.
September 27, 2021 11:45 AM