Business
September 11
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, the bill’s author, said “your business cannot game the system by misclassifying its workers.”

New California law could remake the gig economy

Uber pushes back, saying drivers aren't core workers, should remain contractors.
Variety
September 11
In this July 30, 2008 file photo, Jeffrey Epstein appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Epstein faced 2nd probe, seen with underage girls in '18

A previously undisclosed federal investigation into Jeffrey Epstein included an examination of whether he was traveling with underage girls as recently as last year, newly released documents show.
National
September 11

Customs: Bahamian girl in custody unaccompanied by family

A Bahamian girl who evacuated to Florida after Hurricane Dorian was transferred to the government's custody because she arrived in the U.S. with an adult who was not a family member, immigration officials said Wednesday.
Business
September 11

US nuclear lab partners with utilities to produce hydrogen

The U.S. government's primary nuclear lab is partnering with three energy utilities to find an economical way to use nuclear energy to produce hydrogen that can be stored and used to power everything from industry to personal vehicles, officials said Wednesday.
Nation
September 11

Jarrid Wilson, founder of Christian suicide outreach, dies

Jarrid Wilson, a Southern California pastor who with his wife founded the outreach group "Anthem of Hope" to help people coping with depression and suicidal thoughts, took his own life, a church official said.
Nation
September 11

5 people stabbed in Tallahassee, suspect in custody

A man ordered to leave a construction-supply business after quarreling with co-workers returned minutes later and stabbed five employees Wednesday in Florida's capital, seriously wounding one of them, authorities said.
National
September 11
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in a moment of silence honoring the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, on the

On 9/11, Trump consoles victims, has tough words for Taliban

Like his two most immediate predecessors, President Donald Trump marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in a speech at the Pentagon and, like them, still unable to end America's longest war, in Afghanistan.
National
September 11

Chinese businesswoman guilty in Mar-a-Lago trespassing case

Yujing Zhang's desire to meet President Donald Trump and his family turned the Chinese businesswoman into an American felon.
Movies
September 11

Review: Adaptation of 'The Goldfinch' is elegant but flawed

Everything is beautiful in John Crowley's adaptation of "The Goldfinch ," even the grilled cheese sandwich that a kind stranger makes for a boy who…
Celebrities
September 11

Former Arkansas, NFL QB Mallett arrested on suspicion of DWI

Former University of Arkansas, University of Michigan and NFL quarterback Ryan Mallett has been arrested in northwest Arkansas on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
National
September 11

Inspector general investigates Virginia Medicaid contract

Virginia's inspector general is investigating a contract worth up to $1.5 million that the state's Medicaid office awarded to a company owned by a former U.S. government employee who helped oversee federal oversight of the state.
National
September 11

Google advertising practices targeted in antitrust probe

State attorneys general investigating whether Google is engaged in monopolistic behavior are planning to take a deep look into the tech giant's advertising business.
Nation
September 11

Lawyer says guards intimating witnesses to inmate beating

A lawyer for a female inmate who claims in a lawsuit that she was left paralyzed from a beating by four Florida prison guards says other corrections officers are trying to intimidate inmates who witnessed what happened.
Variety
September 11

A gene-editing first: scientists tried CRISPR to fight HIV

Scientists are reporting the first use of the gene-editing tool CRISPR to try to cure a patient's HIV infection by providing blood cells that were…
Variety
September 11

A writer tracks air pollution worldwide on unique tour

Beth Gardiner's world tour started with the diesel smell in her adopted hometown of London.
Variety
September 11
FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, a pair of cable cars go past each other on Powell Street atop Nob Hill in San Francisco. The city's iconic cab

San Francisco's iconic cable cars to shut down for repairs

San Francisco's iconic cable cars will stop running for 10 days starting Friday while they undergo the final repairs in a three-year restoration project of the gearboxes that propel the world-famous system up the city's notoriously steep hills.
Nation
September 11

California cold case solved through DNA, genealogy

DNA and genetic genealogy led police to solve a cold case and identify a now-deceased man who kidnapped and killed an 11-year-old girl in Southern California nearly 47 years ago, authorities said.
National
September 11

Counterfeit NBA championship rings seized at LA airport

Twenty-eight counterfeit NBA championship rings have been seized by federal authorities at Los Angeles International Airport.
Variety
September 11

Ex-NFL player, doctor are arrested in Georgia opioid case

A former NFL football player and a Georgia doctor face charges of illegally distributing prescription drugs, including opioids.
Business
September 11

Cargo plane crashes in fiery wreck that kills only 2 aboard

A cargo plane crashed into a truck repair lot just short of the runway at an Ohio airport, killing both people aboard the aircraft Wednesday and narrowly missing a major highway, authorities said.