ZEBULON, N.C. (AP) — The medications produced at a GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical plant are safe despite the decision to close the factory after the discovery of the bacteria that causes potentially fatal Legionnaires' disease, the company said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Department of Correction has bought the drugs needed to resume lethal injections, and Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he expects to be asked soon to schedule the state's first execution in 10 years.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's highest court on Thursday ordered the state's death row emptied out, ruling that a 2012 law abolishing capital punishment for any future crimes must be applied to the 11 men facing execution for offenses committed before it took effect.
SUFFERN, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott was appointed Thursday to monitor a suburban school district in which public school families, mostly black or Hispanic, claim they're being shortchanged by the school board, which is dominated by Orthodox Jews who don't use the public schools.
Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday won the dismissal of a racketeering lawsuit by 15 Connecticut taxi and limousine companies seeking to stop the ride-sharing company from doing business in the state. U.S. District Judge Alvin Thompson in Hartford, Connecticut said the plaintiffs failed to show that Uber competed unfairly, tried to lure away their drivers, or misrepresented its services, fares and drivers' insurance coverage to passengers. The judge also rejected the plaintiffs' argument that Uber should follow the same licensing and safety regulations that they are required by law to observe.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has been involved in state education spending for many years. The 2012 McCleary decision started the newest round of discussion, but the debate in Washington goes back nearly 30 years. Here are highlights.
Eight months after Florida's gay marriage ban ended, the state is not allowing hospitals to list both same-sex parents on their babies' birth certificates, according to a federal lawsuit recently filed by three gay couples. Last week the first same-sex couple to be married in Florida, Cathy Pareto and Karla Arguello, discovered the hospital would only include the birth mother's name on the birth certificate for their twins. Florida's ban on same-sex marriage ended on Jan. 6 after it was struck down by a judge.