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  • Work environment at Motor Vehicle Division being probed 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 8:01 am

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota Human Resources Management Services is investigating the state Transportation Department's Motor Vehicle Division, after former employees characterized the work environment as stressful and hostile.

  • Education Secretary Arne Duncan steps down after 7-year term story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Oct-02-15 6:13 pm

    WASHINGTON - Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step down following a seven-year tenure marked by a willingness to plunge head-on into the heated debate about the government's role in education.

  • France carries out airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State story has photos
    Updated: Sep-27-15 1:40 pm

    PARIS - Six French jet fighters targeted and destroyed an Islamic State training camp in eastern Syria in a five-hour operation on Sunday, President Francois Hollande announced, making good on a promise to go after the group that he has said is planning attacks against several countries, including France.

  • Bangladesh says it meets US factory safety conditions story has photos
    Updated: Sep-23-15 8:54 am

    DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh said it has met the conditions put forward by the United States for better safety and workers' rights in its factories that were essential to regain preferential trade status the impoverished South Asian nation lost in 2013 after two disasters killed 1,500 garment workers.

  • Discussion to address regulations on fishermen 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 4:05 am

    PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte is hosting a roundtable discussion with fishermen on the impact of regulations, catch-share limits and other policies.

  • In fight over embassy security site, Virginia leads Georgia 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 4:40 pm

    WASHINGTON - Three years after the Benghazi attack, the Obama administration and Republicans in Congress still haven't agreed on where to build a consolidated Diplomatic Security training center that both say is critical for protecting American embassies and consulates around the world.