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  • Jailed Pussy Riot band member has gone missing, family says

    Jailed Pussy Riot band member has gone missing, family says
    A jailed member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has gone missing in the country’s prison system, her family says. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, known commonly as Nadya, was scheduled to be transferred from a prison in the Republic of Mordovia on Oct. 21,...
  • Sunkist ordered to restore $1.6 million to retirement plans

    Sunkist ordered to restore $1.6 million to retirement plans
    Sunkist Growers Inc., the Sherman Oaks-based citrus cooperative, has been ordered to restore more than $1.6 million to employee retirement plans, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday. The Labor Department sued Sunkist after Employee Benefits Security...
  • Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers

    Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Federal authorities launched an inquiry Sunday into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers who were struck by a train in the midst of a tense labor walkout that has disrupted travel for hundreds of thousands of...
  • A route around a BART strike

    A route around a BART strike
    Gov. Jerry Brown, his investigative panel and a San Francisco Superior Court judge appear to be of one mind: A renewed strike against the Bay Area Rapid Transit District would jeopardize and harm the public's health, safety and welfare. Thus, the court...
  • Edgar Allan Jones Jr. dies at 92; law professor played judge on TV courtroom shows

    Edgar Allan Jones Jr. dies at 92; law professor played judge on TV courtroom shows
    The TV career of Edgar Allan Jones Jr. began with a phone call in early 1958 from a producer who needed to cast someone knowledgeable about the law. Although Jones taught law full time at UCLA, he was nervous at the prospect of auditioning: His only...
  • Senate confirms Thomas E. Perez as Labor secretary

    Senate confirms Thomas E. Perez as Labor secretary
    WASHINGTON — Thomas E. Perez was confirmed as secretary of Labor on Thursday, ending a long battle over his nomination in a key test of this week’s deal to end a showdown over Senate rules. Perez, currently the nation’s top civil...
  • Senate reaches tentative deal to end filibuster standoff

    Senate reaches tentative deal to end filibuster standoff
    WASHINGTON -- Senators have reached a tentative agreement that will avoid a Democratic move to change Senate rules and eliminate the power of a minority to block action on executive branch nominations, Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Tuesday....
  • Prisons and American values

    Prisons and American values
    At nine prisons across California, more than 500 inmates continuing a hunger strike they began July 8 to protest what they call cruel and inhumane conditions, and this action — the third hunger strike in two years — must surely lead many...
  • Minnesota Orchestra financial review paints grim picture

    Minnesota Orchestra financial review paints grim picture
    The Minnesota Orchestra, which has been stuck in limbo due to an intractable labor dispute, has released the results of an independent financial review that showed the orchestra has faced a budget deficit totaling more than $22 million in the past three...
  • Pussy Riot musician on hunger strike to protest prison conditions

    Pussy Riot musician on hunger strike to protest prison conditions
    MOSCOW -- A member of the punk rock group Pussy Riot went on a hunger strike Monday to protest what she said were unbearable conditions at a Russian prison camp. "I demand that human rights be observed in the [prison] colony; I demand that this camp ......
  • Chris Brown back on probation, sentenced to 1,000 hours of labor

    Chris Brown back on probation, sentenced to 1,000 hours of labor
    Chris Brown is nowhere near done with his probation now.  The Grammy-winning R&B singer has been ordered to complete an additional 1,000 hours of community labor as a result of prosecutors' accusations that he did not properly report his previous...