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FILE - In this May 6, 2020, file photo, Brandon Earl, right, helps David Lenus, a job seeker, fill out an application at a drive up job fair for Allied Universal during the coronavirus pandemic, in Gardena, Calif. Coronavirus restrictions in California have put millions of people out of work, increasing the state's unemployment rate earlier this year to levels not seen since the Great Depression. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

More people stop seeking work in California as virus surges

Dec. 18, 2020 2:25 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More than 327,000 people stopped looking for work in California last month, a worrisome trend that has clouded the state's economic picture during its worst outbreak of the coronavirus. California's unemployment rate dropped to 8.2% in November, falling for the sixth month in a...

GOP attack on new Kansas lieutenant governor previews 2022

Dec. 14, 2020 6:59 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly gave Kansas' top economic development official a second job as the state's next lieutenant governor, and the state Republican Party immediately previewed possible attacks against their ticket in the 2022 elections. Kelly named state Commerce Secretary David...

Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores gestures during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Study: NFL league office ahead of teams in diversity hiring

Dec. 9, 2020 2:31 PM EST

A diversity report in the NFL assigned high grades for the league office but lagging scores at team levels for racial and gender hiring. Wednesday’s report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida assigned an overall B-minus grade for the league, with a B-plus...

Watchdog: Baltimore officer abused medical leave policies

Nov. 25, 2020 10:49 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A report from Baltimore’s watchdog has concluded that one of the city’s police officers abused medical leave policies over two years by going on skydiving trips to South Carolina and Florida despite reporting being injured on the job. The report from the city’s Office...