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This undated photo provided by the Sunnyvale Police Department shows Thomas Andrews. Andrews a UPS worker is suspected of planning a mass shooting at the company's facility in Silicon Valley has been arrested after leading officers on a pursuit and a search of his home uncovered numerous firearm and ammunition (Sunnyvale Police Department via AP)

Numerous weapons found after UPS worker threatened shooting

Mar. 2, 2020 6:56 PM EST

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — A UPS worker suspected of threatening a mass shooting at the company's facility in Silicon Valley has been arrested after investigators found numerous firearms and ammunition at his home, police said Monday. Thomas Andrews, 32, surrendered late Sunday after leading officers on a...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, file photo, Recording Academy President/CEO Deborah Dugan participates in the 62nd Grammy Awards nominations news conference at Studio 43 at CBS Broadcast Center in New York. The Recording Academy says it has fired Deborah Dugan, its former president who called into question the integrity of the Grammy Awards nominations process. The academy said Monday the decision was reached after “two exhaustive, costly independent investigations” about Dugan and her allegations. It said the reviews found “consistent management deficiencies and failures,” though no specifics were offered. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Recording Academy fires ousted CEO, citing investigations

Mar. 2, 2020 6:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Recording Academy on Monday fired Deborah Dugan, its former president who called into question the integrity of the Grammy Awards nominations process and said she was sexually harassed by a top lawyer for the organization, which she called a boys' club that coddled and favored...

Executives of Santee Cooper listen as the utility makes its presentation before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. Four executives did not show up because their lawyers advised them not to testify. (AP Photo / Jeffrey Collins)

SC utility execs under investigation asked few questions

Feb. 26, 2020 1:42 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two current executives of South Carolina's state owned utility who remain part of a criminal investigation into the failure to finish two nuclear plants in the state showed up for a meeting Wednesday after senators demanded their appearance. Santee Cooper Senior Vice President of...

File - In this June 17, 2019, file photo, a cashier displays a packet of tobacco-flavored Juul pods at a store in San Francisco. Investigators from 39 states will look into the marketing and sales of vaping products by Juul Labs, including whether the company targeted youths and made misleading claims about nicotine content in its devices, officials announced Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. Juul released a statement saying it has halted television, print and digital advertising and eliminated most flavors in response to concerns by government officials and others.  (AP Photo/Samantha Maldonado, File)

'A world of hurt': 39 states to investigate Juul's marketing

Feb. 25, 2020 2:58 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of 39 states will look into the marketing and sales of vaping products by Juul Labs, including whether the company targeted youths and made misleading claims about nicotine content in its devices, officials announced Tuesday. Attorneys general from Connecticut, Florida,...

FILE- In an undated photo provided by the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan, Dr. Robert E. Anderson is shown. The president of the University of Michigan has apologized to

University of Michigan officials told of abuse decades ago

Feb. 22, 2020 11:08 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — University of Michigan officials were warned more than four decades ago that one of its doctors was fondling patients during medical exams, but he continued working there despite a demotion and went on to allegedly abuse again as a physician with the school's athletic department,...

Nicola T. Hanna, U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, at podium, announces at a news conference in Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, that Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts in order to meet unrealistic sales goals. (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)

Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

Feb. 21, 2020 7:19 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts in order to meet unrealistic sales goals. Since the fake-accounts scandal came to light in 2016,...

Israeli prosecutors announce criminal investigation into Netanyahu challenger's failed company, jolting election.

Feb. 20, 2020 1:24 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prosecutors announce criminal investigation into Netanyahu challenger's failed company, jolting election.

Baylor probe clears ex-chairman of racist, sexist comments

Feb. 18, 2020 4:31 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Law firm investigators hired by Baylor University concluded the former chairman of the university's board of regents did not make racist, lewd and anti-Semitic comments during a 2014 meeting in Mexico. The allegations against Richard Willis surfaced in late 2018 in federal court filings...

Officials: Chemical reaction caused explosions at plant

Feb. 14, 2020 3:26 PM EST

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A chemical reaction caused a series of explosions at a Massachusetts chemical plant, authorities said Friday. The company reopened Friday, a day after at least six explosions at the facility in Newburyport, about 35 miles north of Boston, forced workers to evacuate and blew a hole...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, file photo, Tiffany Carr, executive director of Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence, left, speaks at a news conference held by Gov. Jeb Bush, background right, to announce a public awareness campaign designed to prevent disaster-related domestic violence, in Tallahassee, Fla. On Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered an investigation into a nonprofit domestic abuse agency whose CEO, Carr, had received $7.5 million in compensation over a three-year span. (AP Photo/Phil Coale, File)

Florida probes domestic violence agency that paid CEO $750K

Feb. 13, 2020 8:20 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday ordered an investigation into a nonprofit domestic abuse agency whose CEO had received $7.5 million in compensation over a three-year span. The House also voted to subpoena the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence's board of directors...