Senate Dems seek higher wages for cafeteria workers, sources say
The senators began making the plans after reading a CNN.com article about the plight of Charles Gladden, a 63-year-old grandfather making $360 a week who sleeps on a makeshift bed on a sidewalk next to D.C.'s McPherson Square Metro Station.
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:03:40 EDT
Food workers, janitors walk out on U.S. Senate
About 40 contracted workers from the United States Senate walked off their jobs Wednesday morning and joined more than 1,000 labor activists at a rally calling on President Barack Obama and Congress to require federal contractors to pay their workers more.
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:25:32 EDT
Tulsa reserve deputy got special treatment
An internal inquiry by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in 2009 concluded that Reserve Deputy Robert Bates was shown special treatment and that training policies were violated regarding his role with the agency.
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:52:20 EDT
HIV outbreak in Indiana grows
The number of new HIV infections in a rural Indiana county has grown, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The institute is working with state health leaders to control the "severe outbreak," which has spread among users of a prescription opioid called Opana.
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:58:15 EDT
Protesters, police scuffle over Gray death
There were a few scuffles with Baltimore police and at least two people were arrested during another night of protests over the death of Freddie Gray.
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:37:22 EDT
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