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Q&A: Can A Museum Sell Its Art to Stay in Business?

AP Explains: Why Irish Border is the Thorniest Brexit Issue

By Mark Pratt |
The intensifying legal tussle over whether a struggling Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art has raised questions about when - if ever - it's appr...

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Female Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick's Over Lewd Behavior

Female Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick's Over Lewd Behavior

Dec 14
Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, five women said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.

Mentally Ill, Drug-Addicted Homeless Pose Challenge for City

Mentally Ill, Drug-Addicted Homeless Pose Challenge for City

By Phuong Le | Dec 14
This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless.

Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Deal

Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Deal

By Tali Arbel | Dec 14
Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the ente

Lawyers Clash Over Impact of Trump's Rules on Birth Control

Lawyers Clash Over Impact of Trump's Rules on Birth Control

By Sudhin Thanawala | Dec 13
Lawyers for California and the U.S. Department of Justice clashed in court Tuesday over whether new rules from President Donald Trump's administration would dramatically reduce women's access to free birth control.

Apple Plows $390M into Finisar Facial Recognition, 500+ Jobs

Apple Plows $390M into Finisar Facial Recognition, 500+ Jobs

Dec 13
Apple is investing $390 million in Finisar, a company that makes lasers used in facial recognition technology.

Bitcoin Futures Soar Amid Frenzy Over Virtual Currency

Bitcoin Futures Soar Amid Frenzy Over Virtual Currency

Dec 12
Bitcoin's debut on a major U.S. exchange is a hit so far, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the virtual currency rising 18 percent.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Off on Black Homeownership, Trade

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Off on Black Homeownership, Trade

By Josh Boak and Christopher S. Rugaber | Dec 12
In his Alabama-ish rally, President Donald Trump falsely stated that black homeownership has hit a record high under his stewardship and made the dubious claim that he set Canada's prime minister straight.

Can Better Policies Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment?

Can Better Policies Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment?

By Barbara Ortutay | Dec 12
Can better policies prevent workplace sexual harassment? Experts say it's not just about what's on the books but how the rules are enforced.

5 Top EU Economies Warn U.S. About Tax Plans

5 Top EU Economies Warn U.S. About Tax Plans

By Raf Casert | Dec 11
The European Union's top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could violate some of its international obligations and risks "having a major distortive impact" on trade.

AP FACT CHECK: Blue High-Tax States Fund Red Low-Tax States

AP FACT CHECK: Blue High-Tax States Fund Red Low-Tax States

By Stephen Ohlemacher | Dec 11
Republican leaders have spent months promoting the myth that red low-tax states are subsidizing blue high-tax states because of the deduction for state and local taxes. An Associated Press Fact Check finds it's actually the other way around.

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