Unpaid internships are facing new scrutiny from colleges, state lawmakers and student activists. Nearly half of all internships are unpaid, putting them out of reach for students who need wages to keep up with their bills, even if the work has nothing to do with their intended careers.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A draft report of an investigation into the work environment created by the Democratic candidate for Oregon governor when she was House Speaker has found that Tina Kotek did not break workplace rules when pressuring another lawmaker.
A Pennsylvania teacher who attended Donald Trump’s “Stop the Steal” rally in Washington has sued his former school district, saying it destroyed his reputation and career by falsely linking him to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
A jury has acquitted Denver-based dialysis firm DaVita Inc. and former chairman and CEO Kent Thiry of charges they conspired with three competing firms not to hire certain employees from each other in violation of labor law.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer knows his team’s play in the defensive zone is critical to sparking offensive production in the final nine games of the regular season.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature has enacted a proposal to make sure students and graduates in the state are able to get access to their own transcripts.
Chip Ganassi Racing and PNC Bank marked International Women’s Day with the launch of a campaign to drive gender equality in motorsports.
Red Auerbach. Lenny Wilkens. Don Nelson. Going back to the end of the NBA’s inaugural season 75 years ago, before it was even called the NBA, they’re the only coaches to hold the distinction of having more wins than anyone else.
Microsoft has closed on its approximately $16 billion acquisition of speech recognition company Nuance.
DENVER (AP) — When Courtney Samuel, who was born and raised in Denver, recalls adolescent memories with his father, he thinks of construction.
DENVER (AP) — Diane Santorico was a year shy of completing her third decade as a teacher when the profession that once gave her so much joy nearly stole all of it.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina career coach has received a two-year prison sentence after her conviction for stealing $68,000 from a federally funded workforce development program and using it for herself, authorities said.
Candace Parker staved off Father Time to help the Chicago Sky win the franchise’s first WNBA championship and capped off 2021 by being named The Associated Press’ Female Athlete of the Year for a second time.
When U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal returns home to Seattle, the Congressional Progressive Caucus chairwoman always goes for a walk along the Puget Sound.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A $500,000 federal grant will help farmers in North Dakota cope with stress brought on by drought conditions, reduced commodity prices and other difficulties.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell expressed concern Monday that the pandemic recession has had an unusually harmful economic effect on women, who have been forced to shoulder additional responsibilities for childcare, forcing many of them to leave work.
As the U.S. economy rebounds from the ongoing pandemic, many women are choosing to sit out the labor force.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Tech University is has launched an initiative to help students look more polished as they set out in search of a job.
After nearly seven years in China, LinkedIn says it will stop operating its localized version of the platform, replacing it with a jobs listing site.
Microsoft says it is shutting down its main LinkedIn app in China later this year following tighter government rules on internet companies.
A fund created by a group of social-justice-minded foundations including Ford and Rockefeller and donors like Jack Dorsey and MacKenzie Scott shortly after COVID hit has more than quadrupled in size to $51 million and is now pouring money into activities and advocacy to strengthen the social safety
A former radio station intern says R&B singer R. Kelly kept her locked in a darkened room for days before sexually assaulting her while she was unconscious in 2003.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Eddie George picked a good time for a career change.

He’s one of several high-profile former pro athletes to give up their lavish retirement lifestyles, roll up their sleeves and accept historically Black colleges and universities coaching positions at a time when the country seems ready to embrace social change.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Technology companies that led the charge into remote work as the pandemic unfurled are confronting a new challenge: how, when and even whether they should bring long-isolated employees back to offices that have been designed for teamwork.
New England business leaders are awaiting the impact of pandemic-era unemployment benefits running out around Labor Day.
Less than half of the 67 NFL players who opted out of the 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic are still with the same team as training camps kicked off for the 2021 season.
IRVINE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials have celebrated the opening of a $14.7 million technology center serving Estill, Powell and surrounding counties in eastern Kentucky.
Herschel Walker appears to have a coveted political profile for a potential Senate candidate in Georgia.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will stop giving unemployment benefits to people who are not actively applying for jobs, Gov.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislators scrambled in the final days of their session to make decisions on spending the state’s $3 billion share of the $350 billion in federal coronavirus relief money approved this year for state and local governments.