Auto workers still have room to expand their strike against car makers. But they also face risks
Even after escalating its strike against Detroit automakers, the United Auto Workers union still has plenty of leverage in its effort to force the companies to agree to significant increases in pay and benefits.
At UN, African leaders say enough is enough: They must be partnered with, not sidelined
At the U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York, African leaders are relaying a unanimous message, that their continent of more than 1.3 billion people is done being a “victim” of a post-world war order and must be recognized and partnered with as a global power in itself.
Hawaii economists say Lahaina locals could be priced out of rebuilt town without zoning changes
Economists in Hawaii warn that residents who survived the wildfire that destroyed much of the Maui community of Lahaina might not be able to afford to live there after it is rebuilt unless officials alter the zoning laws and make other changes.
Departure of Murdoch as Fox leader comes as conservative media landscape is increasingly fractured
The departure of Rupert Murdoch as the leader of Fox’s parent company and his News Corp. media holdings after decades at the helm is unlikely to have as much of an impact on conservative media overall as it would have a decade ago.
Anti-Defamation League says Adidas CEO apologizes for misstatement about Kanye West
The head of the Anti-Defamation League said in a post on X on Thursday that he was in touch with Adidas CEO Bjorn Gulden who apologized for his remarks about Kanye West and reiterated the sportswear company’s fight to end antisemitism.
Trump says he always had autoworkers' backs. Union leaders say his first-term record shows otherwise
When former President Donald Trump visits Detroit next week, he’ll be looking to blunt criticisms from a United Auto Workers union leadership that has said a second term for him would be a “disaster” for workers.
Florida agriculture losses between $78M and $371M from Hurricane Idalia, preliminary estimate says
Florida agriculture losses from Hurricane Idalia are estimated at between $78 million and $371 million, with producers also suffering widespread damage to such infrastructure as irrigation rigs and fences.
Biden says Norfolk Southern must be held accountable for Ohio derailment but won't declare disaster
President Joe Biden ordered federal agencies to continue holding Norfolk Southern accountable for its February derailment in eastern Ohio and appoint a FEMA official to oversee East Palestine's recovery, but he stopped short of declaring a disaster.
Home sales fell again in August as homebuyers grapple with rising mortgage rates and prices
Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell for the third month in a row in August, as higher mortgage rates, rising prices and a dearth of properties on the market shut out many would-be homebuyers.
Cisco buying cybersecurity firm Splunk for $28 billion, bolstering defenses as use of AI widens
Silicon Valley tech giant Cisco is buying cybersecurity firm Splunk in a $28 billion deal as it looks to keep up with potential security threats that could be brought about by the increasing use of artificial intelligence.
Did your kids buy gear in Fortnite without asking you? The FTC says you could get a refund
The Federal Trade Commission announced late last year that Epic Games would pay $520 million in penalties and refunds to settle complaints revolving around children’s privacy and its payment methods that tricked players into making unintended purchases.
Japan TV network will acquire Totoro creator Studio Ghibli as animation studio prepares for future
Studio Ghibli, the famed Japanese animation studio of Hayao Miyazaki, will become a subsidiary of Nippon Television Network Corp. The companies said Thursday the move was approved by both boards.
MGM Resorts computers back up after 10 days as analysts eye effects of casino cyberattacks
MGM Resorts International says computers serving customers at its casino and hotel properties have been restored across the U.S. That's 10 days after a cyberattack led it to shut down digital systems.
Revolving door redux: The DEA's recently departed No. 2 returns to a Big Pharma consulting firm
Washington’s revolving door kept spinning this week as the Drug Enforcement Administration’s recently departed second-in-command returned for another stint with a high-powered consulting firm where he previously advised OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma.
As writers and studios resume negotiations, here are the key players in the Hollywood strikes
Negotiations between striking screenwriters and Hollywood studios have resumed and will continue Thursday in the latest attempt to bring an end to pickets that have brought film and television productions to a halt.
Grain spat drags Ukraine's ties with ally Poland to lowest point since start of Russian invasion
A dispute about whether Ukrainian grain should be allowed to enter the domestic markets of Poland and other European Union countries has pushed the tight relationship between Kyiv and Warsaw to its lowest point since Russia invaded Ukraine last year.
A new London exhibition highlights the untold stories of Black British fashion designers
A new exhibition is opening in London to chart for the first time the contributions Black British culture made to U.K. fashion and design history and to celebrate Black designers who haven't received public recognition.
FDA says it needs more research before deciding to approve nasal spray to treat dangerous allergies
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve a nasal spray to treat severe allergic reactions, calling for more research on what would have been the first alternative to injections using devices such as an EpiPen.
England's National Health Service operates on holiday-level staffing as doctors' strike escalates
Britain’s state-owned health service is operating on holiday-level staffing in England as doctors in the early stages of their careers joined their more senior colleagues in their first-ever joint strike action.
India asks citizens to be careful if traveling to Canada as rift widens over Sikh leader’s death
India has advised its citizens to be careful when traveling to Canada as a rift between the two nations widens further in the wake of Ottawa’s allegations that India may have been involved in the killing of a Sikh separatist leader in suburban Vancouver.
Biden's Democratic allies intensify pressure for asylum-seekers to get work permits
As migration to the United States from Venezuela and other countries soars, Democratic elected officials are pressing the Biden administration to quickly grant work permits for asylum-seekers while their cases wind through immigration courts.
Homeowners face rising insurance rates as climate change makes wildfires, storms more common
A growing number of Americans are finding it difficult to afford insurance on their homes, a problem only expected to worsen because insurers and lawmakers have underestimated the impact of climate change, a new report says.
Kraft Heinz is recalling some American cheese slices because the wrappers could pose choking hazard
Kraft Heinz is recalling more than 83,000 cases of individually-wrapped Kraft Singles American processed cheese slices because part of the wrapper could stick to the slice and become a choking hazard.
FTX attorneys accuse Sam Bankman-Fried's parents of unjustly enriching themselves with company funds
Lawyers for collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX Trading are accusing Sam Bankman-Fried's parents of exploiting their influence over their son and the company he founded to enrich themselves by millions of dollars.
Germany seeks answers from Poland in a visa fraud scandal involving migrants from Asia and Africa
German government officials have held talks with their Polish counterparts asking them to clarify how many visas were issued in an illegal program in which some Polish consulates issued visas in Africa and Asia in exchange for bribes.
Upskilling: Future-proof your career against changing technology
Industrial automation, the launch of the internet, and now AI technology like Chat GPT keeps changing how people do their jobs. Failing to keep up with changing technologies can leave you jobless; thankfully, there are things you can do to future proof your career.