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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California's minimum wage would rise to $11 per hour next year under a bill passed by the state senate on Monday. The bill by San Francisco Democrat Mark Leno would supersede a measure passed less than two years ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration and directed the agency to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest screening equipment in ai ...more

AP News - 41 mins ago

FORT PAYNE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama college student killed his mother during an argument over his bad grades, law enforcement officials said, and he was being held without bond in a county jail Monday.Tyler Ryan Blansit, 22, confessed to killing ...more

AP News - 43 mins ago

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate on Monday approved a plan to again raise the state's minimum wage, lifting it to $13 an hour in 2017, then tying it to the rate of inflation after that.The proposal by Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francis ...more

AP News - 44 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roberta Jacobson, the top U.S. diplomat for Latin America and point person in detente talks with Cuba, was nominated Monday by President Barack Obama to be the U.S. ambassador to Mexico.If confirmed by the Senate, Jacobson woul ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Boston Monday for surgery on his broken leg, as U.S. officials insisted his injury would not hinder his participation in nuclear negotiations with Iran.With an end-of-June deadline for ...more

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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - School officials said on Monday they banned a Colorado high school valedictorian's commencement speech - in which had planned to come out as gay - because his comments were inappropriate. Evan You ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:1. HOMELAND SECURITY CHIEF ORDERS AIRPORT SECURITY OVERHAULThe directive follows a report that undercover agents were able to smuggle ...more

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Whataburger says it is limiting its breakfast-serving hours, citing egg shortages due to the Midwest bird flu crisis.The fast-food chain will serve breakfast 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. weekdays, and 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. on weeken ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman at the center of a high-profile gender bias lawsuit against an elite Silicon Valley venture capital firm filed an appeal on Monday of a jury verdict against her.Alan Exelrod, an attorney for plaintiff Ellen Pao, file ...more