WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prisoners being held at the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, should remain at the facility, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday. "Guantanamo detainees should be in Guantanamo," Ryan told reporters at a news briefing. His comments come amid an expected new U.S. plan to close the prison that officials said is likely to be unveiled in the coming days. (Reporting by Susan Cornwell, David Lawder and Susan Heavey; editing by David Alexander)
NEW YORK (AP) — A Kardashian-worthy phone case rimmed with tiny lights, a keepsake book of "Letters to My Love" and a banana, peanut butter and chocolate cake called the Elvis are among Oprah's Favorite Things of 2015.
United Auto Workers members at the General Motors Co truck plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, approved a new four-year contract by a wide margin, joining momentum in favor of the deal as voting continues on Thursday. The president of the UAW local in Fort Wayne said on Thursday morning that the vote was 1,839 to 1,311 in favor at the plant, which makes GM pickup trucks. Fort Wayne joined large plants in Wentzville, Missouri, and Spring Hill, Tennessee, which approved the new contract on Wednesday night.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Efforts to unionize graduate students at private universities are gaining momentum as the National Labor Relations Board shows new openness to arguments that they are not just students, but also school employees.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a story Nov. 4 about the death of former U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Coble won his initial 1984 congressional race by 79 votes. Coble won in 1984 by about 2,700 votes, according to election results. The 79-vote margin occurred in 1986.