LOS ANGELES (AP) — The growth of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft so far has not been hindered by limits from government regulators and campaigns by taxi cab competitors. A bigger threat to the new industry's impressive start could come from customers — if enough people stop using the services over fears that drivers aren't safe.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — City arson investigators were joined by a federal team Wednesday at the scorched remains of an unfinished downtown Los Angeles apartment complex destroyed by a raging fire that also damaged adjacent office towers.
BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — Congress is poised to make an end-run around the Endangered Species Act with a legislative rider on a massive spending bill that would delay protections for several struggling bird populations in the Western U.S.
By Emmett Berg and Sebastien Malo BERKELEY, Calif./NEW YORK (Reuters) - Students at medical schools around the United States staged "die-ins" to protest the chokehold death by police of an unarmed black man, and New York activists demanded the city take action after a grand jury declined to indict the officer involved. Protests intensified last week after the grand jury decision not to charge a white New York City police officer in the July death of Eric Garner. ...