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LGBTQ chorus in Colorado Springs unifies community with song

Dec. 02, 2022 01:26 AM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Below the vaulted dome and dark wood beams of a church in Colorado Springs, a gay men's choir rehearsed for a concert that's taken on new meaning after a LGBTQ night club became the site of a gruesome shooting that killed five and wounded 17. ...

Jobs report to show whether hiring is slowing as Fed wants

Dec. 02, 2022 00:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the government issues the November jobs report on Friday, it could provide clarity on whether hiring and pay growth are gradually cooling — a trend that the Federal Reserve sees as vital in its fight against high inflation. In a closely watched speech...

Owner of gay club: Shooting comes amid a new 'type of hate'

Nov. 24, 2022 23:36 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The co-owner of the Colorado Springs gay nightclub where a shooter turned a drag queen’s birthday celebration into a massacre said he thinks the shooting that killed five people and injured 17 others is a reflection of anti-LGBTQ sentiment that has evolved from...

Police: Gunman kills 5 at gay club, is subdued by patrons

Nov. 20, 2022 21:55 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A 22-year-old gunman opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle inside a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, killing five people and leaving 25 injured before he was subdued by “heroic” patrons and arrested by police who arrived within minutes, authorities said...

New service union seeks to inspire labor movement in South

Nov. 18, 2022 15:45 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Over 100 service industry workers gathered Friday in the capital of South Carolina, the state with the country’s lowest unionization rate, to launch a new union and in turn try to boost labor organizing across the South. The Union of Southern Service Workers...

Target, Advance Auto Parts fall; Lowe's, ImmunoGen rise

Nov. 16, 2022 16:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Target Corp., down $23.51 to $155.47. The retailer reported an unexpectedly big drop in third-quarter profit as customers curtailed spending ahead of the holiday shopping season....

Slutty Vegan CEO talks new cookbook, plans to go global

Nov. 14, 2022 12:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In the past few years, Slutty Vegan, an Atlanta-based eatery, has attracted a cult-like following with its raunchy approach to veganism. Celebrities often pop in for a visit. And customers routinely wait through long lines to order from the chain’s cheekily-named...

What's 'Putin's chef' cooking up with talk on US meddling?

Nov. 10, 2022 10:13 AM EST

Yevgeny Prigozhin has had many roles: Convicted felon and hot dog vendor. Owner of a swanky St. Petersburg restaurant and holder of lucrative government catering contracts. Founder of a mercenary military force involved in Russia's various conflicts. Prigozhin has kept a low profile...

Controversial DC tipping proposal approved by voters — again

Nov. 08, 2022 23:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial proposal to change the pay structure for servers and other workers at Washington's bars and restaurants was approved Tuesday, four years after an identical measure was overturned by the D.C. Council. Initiative 82 eliminates the so-called tipped...

Putin-linked businessman admits to US election meddling

Nov. 07, 2022 15:08 PM EST

Kremlin-connected entrepreneur Yevgeny Prigozhin admitted Monday that he had interfered in U.S. elections and would continue to do so — confirming for the first time the accusations that he has rejected for years. “Gentlemen, we have interfered, are interfering and will...