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World / Politics Oct 7, 2015

California governor signs sweeping new equal pay protections

Female workers in California are getting new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation that supporters say offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the U.S. Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure Tuesday while surrounded by women and girls at an event at Rosie ...

Obama declares Northern California fire a major disaster

World Sep 23, 2015

Obama declares Northern California fire a major disaster

President Barack Obama declared a major disaster Tuesday in a Northern California wildfire that has destroyed at least 1,200 homes and killed at least three people. The declaration issued for the fire that broke out in Lake County 90 miles (145 km) north of San ...