- AP WAS THERE: 20 years ago Million Man March drew many to DC
WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: Two decades ago, the "Million Man March" in Washington, D.C., wanted to show the world that black lives matter.
- US maritime schools feel connection to cargo ship sinking
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline come into view as the ship sails into New York Harbor on calm waters. A moment later, the sky darkens, lightning flashes and the ship is rocked by roiling waves. Alarm bells warn of shallow waters or an impending collision with a massive liquefied natural gas tanker.
- NY minimum wage push spurs US debate, faces hurdles at home
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's plan to give fast-food workers a $15 minimum hourly wage is spurring similar efforts in other states even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo's effort to enact a $15 wage for all workers faces vocal opposition at home.
- A look at Chicago's Tribune Tower as it goes up for sale
CHICAGO (AP) — A 36-story Chicago landmark, the Tribune Tower, is up for sale. Tribune Media Co. announced Thursday that it has hired real estate investment banking firm Eastdil Secured to explore a sale or find a partner to help redevelop the building, which is home to the Chicago Tribune. Tribune Media phrased the move as an exploration of "strategic monetization alternatives." The building sits on 3 acres along Chicago's Michigan Avenue. Here are some features of the historic edifice that make it significant:
- Feds: Man coerced teens in 5 states into recording sex acts
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man lied about having cancer while coercing teen girls in five states into exposing themselves to him online, including one whom he persuaded to mutilate herself and act as his "slave," the FBI said.