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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Iffy Numbers on Regulation

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Iffy Numbers on Regulation

By Joan Lowy and Christopher S. Rugaber | Dec 15
President Donald Trump and his administration are ignoring one side of the ledger when they claim big savings from the federal regulations they've been able to roll back over most of this year.

Strong Reactions to Upcoming White Nationalist College Stop

Strong Reactions to Upcoming White Nationalist College Stop

By Dan Sewell | Dec 15
The decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at the University of Cincinnati is generating strong reactions from the school community.

EU Agrees to Catch More Fish Sustainably in 2018

EU Agrees to Catch More Fish Sustainably in 2018

Dec 15
European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020.

Liz Weston: Refusing to Pay Could Hurt You More Than Them

Liz Weston: Refusing to Pay Could Hurt You More Than Them

By Liz Weston | Dec 15
Taking a righteous stand against paying an unfair bill can boomerang on you - hard. Here are some situations where you might be tempted to refuse to pay, and what you might want to consider doing instead.

5 Big-Name LGBT-Friendly Businesses to Support During the Holidays

5 Big-Name LGBT-Friendly Businesses to Support During the Holidays

By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 14
Last year, SFGN covered five LGBT-friendly stores to support while doing your holiday shopping. This year, we're bringing five more into the spotlight so you can feel twice as good about your purchase.

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.

Worm Poop Means Fertilizer and Cash for Student Entrepreneur

Worm Poop Means Fertilizer and Cash for Student Entrepreneur

Dec 13
An entrepreneurial student who turns worm poop into organic fertilizer targeted for marijuana growers is generating buzz and earning accolades.

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

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

By Mark Pratt | Dec 13
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 appropriate to unload the collection.

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.

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