Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and his wife Franni Bryson (L) arrive at the U.S. Capitol Building on December 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Franken announced that he will be resigning in the coming weeks after being accused by several women of sexual harassment.Republicans, independents and Democrats alike agree that “a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment is essential to bringing about change in our society,” according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll.

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Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

Tug Of War Over Tips Looms As Trump Administration Proposes Rule Change

Tug Of War Over Tips Looms As Trump Administration Proposes Rule Change

The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants and other service businesses more control over workersThe Labor Department has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants and other service businesses more control over workers’ tips. But critics warn owners would get too much leeway.

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Tug Of War Over Tips Looms As Trump Administration Proposes Rule Change

What Are The Two Health Bills Sen. Susan Collins Wants Congress To Act On?

What Are The Two Health Bills Sen. Susan Collins Wants Congress To Act On?

Maine Sen. Susan Collins voted for the Senate GOP tax plan despite its repeal of the individual mandate because GOP leadership promised her a vote on her reinsurance bill, and a vote on legislation to restore some payments to insurers. But it’s doubtful getting those provisions enacted would mitigate the damage to exchanges from the mandate repeal.


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What Are The Two Health Bills Sen. Susan Collins Wants Congress To Act On?

We Regret To Inform You That A British Surgeon Was Branding His Initials On Livers

We Regret To Inform You That A British Surgeon Was Branding His Initials On Livers

Simon Bramhall has pleaded guilty to assault in a case that a prosecutor called “without legal precedent.” He was burning his initials into human livers during transplant operations.

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We Regret To Inform You That A British Surgeon Was Branding His Initials On Livers

'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win

'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win

More than 90 percent of African-Americans voted for Doug Jones in Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday and Jones had the support of 98 percent of black women, according to exit polling.

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'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win