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California: People Must Look for Work to Get Jobless Aid

SACRAMENTO — California will stop giving unemployment benefits to people who are not actively applying for jobs, Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration announced Thursday. Federal law requires people who are out of work to be actively looking for jobs to be eli...

Fresno Adds Options to Cool Off During Heatwave

With temperatures expected above 105 degrees through the weekend, the city of Fresno is opening eight new cooling centers — bringing the total to 12 — for this heatwave. People needing transportation to the ...

Another Victory at the Supreme Court for Religious Groups

WASHINGTON — In another victory for religious groups at the Supreme Court, the justices on Thursday unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples. The court said the city of Phi...

Scotch Whisky Makers Welcome Suspension of Costly US Tariffs

LONDON — Scotch single malt whisky makers breathed a sigh of relief Thursday after the United States agreed to suspend tariffs on one of Scotland's main exports following the resolution of a long-standing trade row between the U.S. and the EU over subsidies to...

Prosecutors Seek ‘Very Substantial’ Prison Time for Avenatti

NEW YORK — Prosecutors urged a judge Wednesday to impose a “very substantial” prison sentence on Michael Avenatti for trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike. Prosecutors noted in a Manhattan federal court submission that Probation Office officials r...
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